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What is Modal Fabric? (Epic Guide)

The semi-synthetic fabric modal frequently used in textiles and clothes comes from the beech tree. The pulp of the tree forms the basis of this rayon that provides a more durable fabric with greater flex than traditional rayon. Developed during the 1950s, modal rayon gets used most often in making Modal underwear, but you can …

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8 Different Types of Suede (for Footwear/Apparel)

By now, everyone on the planet does his best not to step on blue suede shoes. Unless, of course, they’re wearing them, and that’s a whole other song. The only other places suede is mentioned is in ads, mainly for shoes and jackets. So what is suede? Suede wasn’t mentioned in this song but think …

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34 Different Types of Leather for Apparel/Footwear

Since the beginning of humanity, we have used leather in various ways and for many purposes. One of the most common ways is for clothes and shoes. This practice continues today and allows us to have the most beautiful leather products imaginable. There are many different types of leather, all with their unique characteristics. Continue …

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31 Different Types of Cloth Textures for Men’s And Women’s Clothing

What is cloth texture? Cloth textures are a non-uniformity in the fabric, usually due to the type of fiber, material and spinning process. For example, ring spun yarns have more texture than combed top yarns.  Texture dictates how it feels on your skin as well as appearance. There are many different cloth textures used in …

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23 of the Best Online Fabric Stores

If you have a heart for crafts and love sewing, then you might have probably stumbled on the internet to look for fabric stores that offer something you’re particular with. There are instances where you wanted an exact textile to use for your project. The easiest and most efficient way is of course through online …

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