Yarn from Wild Nettles

A Practical Guide

Author: Birte Ford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781999712501

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 66

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Bast and Other Plant Fibres

Author: Robert R. Franck

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849325977

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 397

View: 8950

Environmental concerns have regenerated interest in the use of natural fibers for a much wider variety of products, including high-tech applications such as geotextiles, and composite materials for automotive and light industry use. Covering minor as well as major fibers produced worldwide, Bast and Other Plant Fibers analyzes flax, hemp, jute, kenaf, ramie, sisal, coir, and nettle, and provides an index of fiber-yielding plants. Each chapter examining chemical and physical structure, fiber, yarn and fabric production, dying, handle and wear characteristics, economics, and environmental, health and safety issues. A comprehensive set of tables makes it easy to compare the physical and chemical characteristics of different fibers.

A Weaver's Garden

Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers

Author: Rita Buchanan

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486407128

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 228

View: 4173

Valuable hints from a veteran botanist and weaver on dyeing fibers and fabrics, what soap plants to use for cleaning textiles, advice on fragrant plants to scent and protect fabrics, plant materials to use as tools, suggestions for planning and creating a garden featuring cotton, flax, indigo, and much more. Includes an abundance of illustrations.

Green Fashion

Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu,Miguel Angel Gardetti

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811002452

Category: Science

Page: 247

View: 6847

This book details the crux of green fashion, addressing various environmental aspects and discussing the importance of sustainable fashion in the apparel industry. It addresses various important topics such as Relationship marketing in green fashion, Animal Ethics and Welfare in the Fashion and Lifestyle Industries, Green Flame retardants, etc.

Handbook of Sustainable Luxury Textiles and Fashion

Author: Miguel Angel Gardetti,Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9812876332

Category: Science

Page: 211

View: 3042

The first volume of this handbook explores different aspects of sustainable luxury textiles and fashion, broadly based on the following topics: Sustainability and business management, Value chain management, Use of materials and Sustainable production processes.

Textile Research Journal

Abstracts

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Textile fabrics

Page: N.A

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