Textile Update

Textile Update


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Dyeing C
July 29, 2020

We can dye at different stages during the production process. We can use dyes to make designs in a process called “resist printing”.

Dyeing B
July 29, 2020

How do we improve the affinity of dyes for fibers?

Dyeing A
July 29, 2020

We give color to textiles using dyes and pigments.

Fancy Weaves D
July 23, 2020

Double cloths can use 3, 4 or 5 yarns instead of the usual two. Textured weaves, on the other hand, stick to familiar methods to create a subtle pebbly surface.

Fancy Weaves C
July 23, 2020

Pile weaves can be made in so many ways and produce so many fabrics, including velvet, velveteen and corduroy. Plus, let’s dig into carpet!

Fancy Weaves B
July 23, 2020

The Jacquard Weave is pretty fancy, while the Leno weave is pretty dull looking.

Basic Weaves Lecture C
October 25, 2019

Last but not least, the twill and satin weaves are important examples of basic weaves.

Basic Weaves Lecture B
October 18, 2019

The plain weaves include unbalanced plain weaves that have a distinctive ribbed surface.

Basic Weaves Lecture A
October 11, 2019

The Basic Weaves start with plain weaves.

Fabrication Lecture D
October 04, 2019

Counting warp and fill yarns provides us with both a thread count and a fabric count.