When you find out more about smart fabrics, they may start to sound like something out of a sci-fi movie. As technology develops we will be able to use smart fabrics sooner than you might think. Although the academics who have pioneered it claim that they won’t be available commercially for at least twenty years yet the technology behind smart fabrics could be developed tomorrow if a company thinks there is a market for it.
The various designs of our everyday clothing go through many different types of printing processes. There are many different types of fabric printing processes from basic hand printing (batik) to sophisticated multi-colour discharge printing processes. But as mentioned in the title in this article I am going to discuss about the common printing process in the UK of rotary screen printing.
Fabrics can be categorised in many ways, e.g. dress fabrics, outdoor and display. Similarly it can be categorised by seasons, like winter collection, summer collection, autumn collection, etcetera. In this article I am going to shed light on the summer fabrics collection. Continue reading “Summer Fabrics Collection”
Here at Fabric UK cutting and preparation of fabric for order is done professionally, by our expert team using different type of fabric machines, tools and packing materials.
Depending on the nature of the fabrics and customers demands, fabrics can be cut manually. However, most of the time we use our fabric rolling machine to send nicely rolled, accurately measured and neatly cut fabric to our customers. Continue reading “Fabric Preparation Process For Orders”
All of our waterproof fabric here at Fabric UK are 100% Polyester, Oxford Weave and PU coated to withstand 800mm-1000m H2O waterproof standard.
Early inventions of primitive garment materials were naturally born into the early human instincts as far back as 30,000 BC, with the use of flax as a fine linen mainly used by early Egyptians.
Flax was knotted together, plated, and woven, to create a fabric. As humans developed, so did their requirements for garments. The natural abundant supplies of cotton from plants, wool from animals, jute from trees and silk from insects dictated the fabrics available. Local resources created fabric specialities for each country, dependant on the natural supply.
Because Baize is a fabric in the wool family, it is quite heavy and durable. Although it is commonly compared with felt, baize is actually a different type of woven wool that is “napped to resemble felt.”
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the term baize is of French origin. However, it is actually an English fabric. According to the same source, the first known use of baize was in 1578.
Spray Adhesive has been formulated to satisfy the demands of the Craft, Textiles, Carpet and Flooring Trade and is suitable for bonding many different substrates and a wide variety of different surfaces.
Today we’re going to be promoting the work of one of our clients. The client we’re featuring today is Sharon Parr of Showing Classics, a business specialised in show riding wear and accessories.
Sharon used our quilted waterproof fabric and our tartan fabric to make a body warmer. This body warmer is lined with tartan, featuring a collar, two pockets and a bow on the back. Continue reading “Showing Classics And Fabric UK”
Here at Fabric UK we import and distribute fabrics to all areas of the UK, working directly with fabric warehouses, fabric manufactures and fabric exporters around the world. This gives us an edge to stay ahead of the game.
Overseas liaison offices and partners help to keep an eye on fabric qualities to ensure delivery deadlines are met. Continue reading “Fabric Importing”