Weaving Operations

fabric weaving In weaving, no matter what type of weaving is being done, four major operations are performed in sequence and are continuously repeated, they are Shedding, Picking, Beating Up, Taking Up and Letting Off

Ring Spinning Pros and Cons

spinning yarn The ring spinning system is the oldest spinning system that remains dominant because of the high quality yarns it produces. Ring spinning has various advantages besides disadvantages.It is the most flexible system from the view points of fibres which can be used and the extent of the yarn counts which can be produced.

Types of sleeves

apparel Sleeve is that part of the garment, which covers the arm of the body and is usually attached to armhole of bodice pattern. Sleeves support the design and functional element of a garment. They are broadly classified into three types – set-in sleeves, raglan sleeves and kimono sleeves which are further made into separate styles.

Qiviut Fiber

fiber Qiviut, pronounced kiv-ee-ute, is one of the finest natural fibres obtainable. Qiviut is the downy-soft underside wool from the arctic musk ox - oomingmak - umimmak in Greenlandic.Eight times warmer than wool and extraordinarily lightweight, Qiviut is one of the finest natural fibers known to man.

Schiffli Embroidery Fabric Fixation Systems

embroidery finishing Magic tape fixation and needle fixation are the widely used fabric fixation systems in Schiffli machine embroidery.

Standard Good Practices

apparel Establishing good practices can significantly improve working conditions, increase workplace safety and raise productivity. The following are some simple good practices for the apparel industry. They are cost efficient and easy to implement.

Type of fabrics

fabric under-garments Major kind of textile fabrics used for clothing, home furnishing and industrial usages - the page briefly describes almost all commonly used fabrics and its characteristics and usages.

Establishing and Running a Proper Canteen

apparel spun-yarn Because a balanced diet plays an important role in improving employees’ health, and boosting productivity, maintaining a good canteen can contribute to a productive work environment. Factories are increasingly investing in this area to ensure that productivity levels remain high throughout the work day. An ILO study on workers in developing countries found that food of poor quality (e.g. iron deficient) causes a productivity loss of $ 5 billion per annum in South East Asia, while providing a goo

Winding Up

embroidery finishing Winding up has to be carried out if design size exceeds size of embroidery area.

Sheep Wool

fiber Wool is the fibrous covering from sheep and is by far the most important animal fibre used in textiles. It appears to have been the earliest fibre to be spun and woven into cloth.