Natural Fibers

cotton, wool, flax, and silk

Cotton is the soft white fiber attached to the seed of a cotton plant, most used of the natural fibers, grown in warm climates mostly in southern states. Some of the characteristics are strong durable absorbent cool to wear shrinks in hot water and wrinkles easily. The proper care for cotton is tumble dry and machine wash with warm water. Some of the common uses for cotton is undergarments, shirts, bedding, and jeans.


Wool comes from the coat of a sheep. Some primary sources are Australia, New Zealand, and United Kingdom some characteristics are Natural insulator; warmest of all natural fibers, soft and resilient, naturally flame retardant, and affects by moths.

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