What fabric is spandex made of?

Answer Spandex is a fabric made of a synthetic polyurethane blended with other natural and synthetic fibers. Spandex was invented by Joseph C. Shivers of DuPont in 1959 and originally called Lycra.Source:... Read More »

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Can Lycra Spandex fabric be dyed?

Lycra fabric is a stretch fabric also known as spandex. This type of fabric is used in swimsuits, dance costumes and dresses. It can be dyed but needs to be done so in cold water rather than in hot... Read More »

How is seersucker fabric made?

Seersucker fabric is an all-cotton fabric with a textured, bumpy feel. It is usually striped or checkered. Seersucker is woven using a slack-tension weave, and some of the threads bunch together, c... Read More »

What fabric are swimsuits made of?

Swimsuits are usually made of a stretching fabric called spandex whose trade name is Lycra. Full bodysuits made of polyurethane have recently become popular in competitive swimming. The Federation ... Read More »

How is wool made into fabric?

After wool is sheared from a sheep and washed, the wool is processed using one of two systems that determine the consistency of the finished fabric and the end product.Wollen SystemDuring wollen sy... Read More »