Linen comes from the fibrous stem of the flax plant and is the one of the oldest fibers used by man. Because of its durability (3 times as strong as cotton), absorbency and ability to "breathe" it has long been the first choice for summer wear, bed and table linens, window coverings, etc. Linen has a textured weave with a soft feel, an elegant drape and a lustrous sheen. It is often mixed with other fibers to reduce wrinkling. It is a cellulose fiber and is treated like cotton for most uses. Procion Fiber Reactive dyes work best with linen - Acid dyes will just lightly stain it.
In a dye recipe it is the amount of water used and is often abbreviated as L:R
A jacquard fabric made with colored warp threads, usually with a taffeta or faille ground.
Lo Crock Binder
A concentrated binder that holds color concentrates on fabric.
Long Liquor Ratio
A term for exhaust or immersion dyeing.
A frame or automated machine that weaves two or more sets of threads or yarns to form a cloth.
You can combine cotton and rayon clothing & accessories to get the greatest discounts.
Your discount is figured on the total number of cotton and rayon items we ship, not how
many of each type, style or size. Mix and match them to get the best discount.
Example: adding 4 each of 3 different T-shirts in any sizes will give you the 12+ price on all 12 shirts.
Some products may be excluded from discounts, and / or may discount only with themselves.
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