Nap is the raised fuzzy, fur-like touch created on certain fabrics when fiber ends extend from the basic fabric structure to the fabric surface. The fabric can be napped on either one or both sides. Nap can refer even to other surfaces that look like the surface of a napped cloth, such as the surface of a felt or beaver hat.
Napping is the raising of fibers on the face of the goods by means of teasels or rollers covered with card clothing (steel wires) that are about one inch in height. Action by either method raises the protruding fibers and causes the finished fabric to provide greater warmth to the wearer, makes the cloth more compact, causes the fabric to…
Nattè (from french word “Nattè” which means “plaited” or “braided”) is a fabric that has the appearance of basket weave with interwoven yarns. However, instead of being a plain weave, the fabric is made using dobby loom control, and the open-work of the yarns is held more firmly than a basket weave.
Natural dyes is the generic name given to all that dyes obtained from natural sources, such as mineral, vegetable or animal. The most common colors done with this techniques include Indigo, Cochineal, Lac, Logwood, Madder, Munjeet, Catechu, Brazilwood, Osage Orange, Fustic, Weld, Tannin, and Quercitron.
Natural-Fiber are type of fibers which came out from natural elements, and are normally comprised of cellulose. Natural-fibers include the following: Bamboo, Coir, Cotton, Flax, Hemp, Jute, Kenaf, Linen, Manila, Pina, Raffia, Ramie, and Sisal. They can be used as a component of composite materials, where the orientation of fibers impacts the properties.