Fabric 101

From Fibres to Thread to Fabrics - Understanding fabrics and how they are made
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From Fibres to Thread to Fabrics - Understanding fabrics and how they are made

One of the most common questions we get asked about at the Mimi shop, is about the many types of fabrics, and how to differentiate between them. More often than not, the terms for fibres and fabrics get mixed up, leading to much confusion. In this blog post, I would like to help you understand the differences, and learn more about this very important aspect of fabric selection. 

Let’s start right at the beginning. 

The most basic way to look at it is - FIBRE to THREAD/YARN to FABRIC

Once we start delving into the details, it gets just a teeny bit complex. 

Keep on reading...