Natural fibers are created using fibers of animals coats, silkworm cocoons, plant seeds, leaves, and stems. Click on the natural fiber below for information on each fiber and their weaves.
- Wool fibers come from animal coats; sheep, goats, rabbits, alpacas, llama, etc.
- Cotton fibers come from the cotton plantÂ´s seed pod.
- Silk Fibers come from the cocoon of the silkworm.
- Linen comes from flax, a bast fiber taken from the stalk of the plant.
- Hemp, Ramie, and Jute are similar to linen but the plants are processed slightly differently.
Other commonly asked questions about Fabrics and their Features
- What is Micro Suede?
- What is two-fold or two-ply cloth?
- What is Dormieul?
- What are Super 100s, 110s, 120s, 130s, 150s, and 180s?
- What is the Designer Brand Collections?
- What is Seersucker?
- What is ply?
- What is yarn size?
- What is thread count?
- What is a Burn Test? How do I test a fabric?
- What is manufactured â€“ man made fabrics and manufactured fiber types?
- What is hemp fiber and jute?
- What are weaves and how are they different from fabrics?
- What is cotton? What are its uses?
- What is wool? What are the different kinds of wool and their advantages?
- What kind of cloth is linen and what material is it composed of?
- What is Glen Plaid?
- What is Vicuna Wool?