Natural Fibers

Cotton, Silk, Wool, and Flax

Cotton: Soft, white, downy fiber (boll) attached to the seed of a cotton plant.

- Most widely used of all natural fibers

  • -strong and durable absorbent
  • Cool to wear
  • Shrinks in hot water/wrinkles easily   

Silk: Fine, lustrous fiber that comes from a cocoon spend by a silkworm.

- Luxurious appearance and feel

  • strongest of all natural fibers
  • Expensive
  • Drapes nicely
  • Easily spots if fabric becomes wet

Wool: The fiber that forms the coat (fleece of sheep.

  • Warmest of all natural fibers
  • Soft and resilient
  • Absorbs moisture more slowly than cotton

Flax: The fiber that comes from the stem of a flax plant.

- Grown and harvested primarily in Eastern Europe

  • Durable and strong
  • Lustrous and smooth
  • Comfortable and cool to wear
  • Wrinkles easily
  • Can be expensive
  • Creases difficult to remove

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