What is the difference between twill and canvas fabric? The main difference between these two fabrics is the weave construction. Canvas is made with a simple plainweave pattern of "over one, under one". Double filled canvas uses two yarns in the over under instead of one, but it is still a plainweave. Twill farics are … Continue reading Twill vs Canvas Fabric
When I hear the term twill weave I automatically hear in my head "over one under two, over one under two." Of course it doesn't have to be under two, it could be three or more, but this basic pattern is what makes it a twill. It is all about that diagonal line. Unless you … Continue reading Twill Weave : What is the Difference Between Denim & Bull Denim?
Do not feel bad if you are unsure what denier actually means. During four plus years of school studying textile design I never heard the word uttered once. It wasn't until I had my degree in textiles that I realized how much I didn't know. So obviously, the bigger the number the stronger the fabric, … Continue reading Measuring Textiles : What is Denier?