Know the Lingo: Fibres and Abbreviations

Figuring out what fabrics are made of can sometimes be a challenge if you don’t know the many fibre abbreviations!

Imagine that you are being presented with the newest fabric selection from your favourite supplier at Premiere Vision in Paris. You only have a 20 min. slot before your next appointment, so it has to go fast. All the swatches turn out to be blends of several different fibres that you hardly recognise but you do not want to seem completely clueless, so you hesitate to ask… However, this makes...

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