What are the Different Properties of Yarn?

Yarns are continuous lengths of fibres that are intertwined for the production of textiles, ranging from fashion and apparel to home textiles, automotive textiles, and medical textiles, to name a few. Consumers of these products have three demands in their final product – touch, feel and experience. These demands highly depend on the quality of yarn, which relies on its…

What is the Importance of Yarn in a Fabric?

When we think of fabric, textile fabrics mostly come to mind. These are essentially two-dimensional plane-like structures used in a variety of industries, mainly for the production of apparel. However, a fabric can be divided into two types – yarn-based fabric and fibre-direct fabric. Yarn fabric is made from spun or continuous filament yarns while the fibre-direct fabric, as the…

What is the Best Thread to Use for Sewing?

A sewing thread is the starting point in the creation of any garment. It is the raw material that serves both an aesthetic purpose by providing a specific shape to the garment as well as a functional purpose by holding the garment together. While it is not applicable for knitting or weaving, this is a special type of yarn used…

Everything You Should Know About Bulk Yarn

Earlier, the carpet industry was greatly dominated by yarns made of various natural fibres like silk, wool, cotton, sisal, coir, etc. The emergence of synthetic fibres like nylon, polyester and polypropylene significantly reduced shedding, high maintenance costs and staining, which were the inherent disadvantages of natural fibres. Now, carpets are easy to maintain as they are made with synthetic fibres…

What is the difference between fibre and yarn?

Have you ever wondered how your clothes are made, or the comfortable carpet you are lying on, is created? We all have the basic knowledge of fabrics being weaved together to make clothes, but do you know how the fabric is created? It is super interesting to know how these daily used clothes, carpets, are made from scratch. And what…

What are the 3 major yarn

The yarn industry is consistently growing and expanding its business across borders. In 2019, the production of yarn in India was up to five billion kilograms. With advancing technology, the production, quality and type of yarn are also changing. Yarn manufacturers are coming up with a variety of designs and colourful yarns. One such leading company is AYM Syntex Ltd,…

Differences between Partially Oriented Yarn (POY) vs Fully Drawn Yarn (FDY)

The yarn industry is growing rapidly due to the invention and installment of high-end technologies. The most famous and common yarn, Polyester, is bringing highly durable, wallet-friendly, and weather-resistant materials. Considering the countless benefits of polyester, it is always in demand. There are two types of polyesters: Partially Oriented Yarn and Fully Drawn Yarn, both types of yarn have specific…

Step-by-Step Guide on Sewing Threads for First-Time Users

Image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/3Ci-Ol1orsA You may have the best equipment, processes, and engineering for producing sewing yarn, but even a tiny flaw in the substrate can hamper the sewing thread’s quality. Thus, your sewing thread yarn must use the highest quality substrate to maintain exceptional quality and finish. So, here’s a short guide on sewing thread substrates to get you started….

Things To Know About Recycled Yarns

Image source: https://pixabay.com/photos/polyester-thread-cheese-3748562/Every year, over 480 billion plastic drinking bottles are produced. Out of these, the majority end up in landfills around the world, and only some are recycled. And since these bottles take over a thousand years to biodegrade, they can be devastating for the environment.Fortunately, modern technology is making it possible to recycle such plastic waste. And one…

Benefits of Polyester Yarn

Image source: https://pixabay.com/photos/textile-weaving-bench-factory-3751276/ You can buy many types of threads, but not many stand out as much as polyester threads. Polyester was invented in the mid-1900s by the British chemists, JR Whinfield and JT Dickson, and since then, it has become one of the most versatile types of thread on the market. It is regarded as superior to natural cotton…

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