Fabric Bases, Compositions and Uses

PUL -  100% Polyester, 180 gsm - 140cm WOF.

 'Polyurethane Laminate' is a compound fabric made by laminating fabric to one side of a thin film of polyurethane creating a water resistant layer - great for modern cloth nappies, accessories, garments and anything requiring a layer of water resistance.

 - wash recommendations - do not wash above 60 degrees, low heat tumble dry.

 

COTTON LYCRA -  95% Cotton, 5% Lycra, 240gsm - 160cm WOF.

 Cotton Lycra is a Sturdy fabric with a mix of cotton - a natural fibre, and Lycra - a stretchy, synthetic fibre with increased elasticity and great recovery. Cotton Lycra is used in the making of clothing like leggings, sweatshirts, baby clothing and more. It is known for its comfort and breathability to the users. 

 

POPLIN -  100% Cotton, 140gsm - 150cm WOF.

 Poplin is a tight plain-weave cotton with fine horizontal ribs that makes a strong, crisp fabric with a silky surface. Poplin is less susceptible to wrinkling commonly used in shirts, dresses and crafting

 

FRENCH TERRY - 95% Cotton, 5% Spandex, 280gsm - 150 WOF

 French Terry (not to be confused with Terry toweling) is a mid-weight fabric knit similar to Jersey, with loop piling on one side and soft and smooth on the other - this results in a soft, lush texture - French Terry is extremely popular for an array of clothing items, great for light jumpers and sweatpants. French terry is known for its moisture absorbing capabilities.

 

SWIM - 88% Polyester, 12% spandex, 240gsm - 150 WOF

 Swim has great stretch, is durable and dries quickly - great for making swimwear, skirts, athletic wear and dancewear!

 

STRETCH MINKY - 95% Polyester, 5% Spandex, 230gsm - 150 WOF

 Stretch Minky is a knit fabric, great for making baby blankets, the outer layer of an MCN (with a waterproof inner layer) It takes the right techniques to work the stretch of this fabric, but this Minky doesn't lose its integrity after multiple washes.

 

LAMINATED MINKY - 92% Polyester 8% Spandex, 240gsm - 150 WOF

 Laminated Minky is our Stretch Minky above with a laminate bonded to the base. This bond gives the fabric more stability and makes it easier to use. This is great for any products needing a water resistant layer! MCN, Change mats, baby items etc.

 - wash recommendations - do not wash above 60 degrees, low heat tumble dry.

 

BAMBOO LYCRA - 95% Bamboo, 5% Lycra, 230gsm - 150 WOF

 Bamboo is blended with Lycra to give it a nice stretch, You should allow approx 10% shrinkage with this fabric, pre-washing is advised. Great for making clothing that is soft and drapey - like t-shirts and dresses. 

 

SPORTS PERFORMANCE - 88% Polyester, 12% spandex, 280gsm - 150 WOF

 

DOUBLE BRUSHED POLY - 88% Polyester, 12% Spandex, 220gsm - 150 WOF