Cotton Fabric Recommendations for Comfortable Clothes
We often encounter cotton fabric as a material for making comfortable clothes. Starting from as a material for making shirts, t-shirts, pajama clothes, baby clothes and so on. Seeing the increasing number of people who use clothes made of cotton, it's no wonder that busan designers continue to innovate in making clothes and developing attractive cotton fabrics.
Cotton fabric has various types so you don't get confused in choosing it. Materials derived from natural fibers of the cotton plant are indeed very comfortable, especially for everyday clothing. You can find this fabric in various garment factories, fabric shops, markets and so on.
For designers, both professionals and beginners, it is necessary to know the types of cotton fabrics. That way they can produce works that can be enjoyed by many people. Here are some types of cotton fabric that you will often encounter in the Indonesian market.
Types of Cotton Fabric on the Indonesian Market
There are many quality cotton fabrics in Indonesia, their use is quite high at the community level when we compare them with the use of synthetic fibers. There are very many, it is important for us to know the difference so that we can choose according to the design we make.
- Economical Cotton Fabric
This type of fabric is very economical when we compare it to other types of cotton. However, the quality of this fabric has a lower grade, so it is reasonable to sell it at a low price.
The characteristics of this cotton is that it has a variety of motifs. Starting from the gingham, stripes, flowers and so on. The advantages of this type of course are that they have a fairly good absorption capacity, have a variety of color choices, are durable, and you can easily find them anywhere.
- Cotton Supernova
This type of supernova has the characteristics of a cold fabric, quite soft, light, and quite smooth. In addition, if you notice this type of fabric has fine thread fibers, it breaks down clearly on its surface. Usually, fashion designers use supernova as a material to make clothes, be it robes, comfortable headscarves, koko clothes, and so on.
- Cotton Ima
This type of fabric is a type of imported cotton from Japan. In thickness, this fabric has the same thickness as the type of supernova. However, in terms of quality and durability of the fabric, ima is above the supernova type.
The designers usually use the cotton ima type for needs such as headscarves, koko clothes, robes, school uniforms and so on. This type also has various levels, so you don't have to worry when choosing it.
The types of cotton ima include plain ima, slub ima, royal platinum ima and so on. For the plain ones, which have plain motifs, they are usually used for the needs of making hem, shirts, skirts, robes and others.
For ima slub has a texture of crossed threads on its surface. This type is similar to linen cotton, only softer. You can use this cloth for the needs of making non-instant headscarves or we are familiar with pashmina ima or quadrilateral ima. It's simple and elegant appearance can attract people to buy products with this fabric.
While the royal premium has a small plaid fabric texture that we can see clearly. In addition, it is light, does not fall off, and is a little transparan.
- Medina Cotton
This fabric has the characteristics of a soft, cool, lighter, falling fabric, and not see through. You can use this cloth as a material for making robes or hijabs.
If you look at the surface of this cloth, you will see fine fibers like a type of supernova. However, the type of Medina is a cotton fabric whose quality is certainly above supernova. So the price is quite expensive in the market.
As a care advice, don't brush this cloth excessively because the fibers of the cloth will be damaged. Of course, the brushing process can also fade the color of the fabric and damage it.
- Euro linen
Then there is the euro linen, the characteristic of which is that it has large, loose fibers when we compare it to other types of cotton fabric. The texture of this fabric is also slightly stiffer, but don't worry, the quality of this fabric is the best compared to others.
You can use the euro line for the needs of casual clothing products, both men and women so that you can use it for various daily activities.
- Toyobo Cotton
Toyobo has many types and is a fabric originating from Japan with the characteristics of very tight and not see-through fibers. You can make robes, various models of men's clothes with the type of toyobo fabric.
There are types of toyobo cotton, original imported toyobo, premium imported toyobo fodu, and so on.
- Japanese Cotton
This type of cotton fabric is a fabric from Japan, its characteristics are that it has a smooth texture, is a comfortable clothing material, soft fiber with 100% premium quality fiber. In addition, the color is shiny, more glossy, does not fade easily, has high absorption, and so on.
For the price of this type of fabric, it is quite expensive when we compare it with other types and have various choices. Among them, there is a plain Japanese cotton tokai senko with the characteristics of being quite thick, a more solid color, a smooth texture and a fiber that is not easily damaged.
- Rayon Cotton
This type of fabric is made of semi-synthetic fibers, namely organic polymers including rayon and cotton fibers. Its characteristic is that it has a fabric texture that is quite light, cooler and more slippery than the others. In addition, this type of fabric can also absorb more sweat, is more shiny and is also easier to maintain.
Usually you can use this material to make various shirts, headscarves, mukena and other Muslim clothes. And the price is also quite cheap so that with a good design you will be able to get a lot of benefits.
But unfortunately this fabric wrinkled faster, the ironing process took a long time, and it was available in both plain motifs and general patterns
- Flannel Cotton
Furthermore, there is flannel which we usually often encounter as a material for making shirts for students. The plaid motif makes it more attractive, able to absorb sweat well, and can provide warmth than other types.
Another characteristic is that it is very thick, the fiber is slightly hairy, soft and comfortable when you use it in the sun. But be careful, because the process is quite complicated and with threads that have been dyed this type of fabric can fade at the beginning of the wash.
- Cotton Combed
Is a type of fabric that we usually encounter for the needs of making t-shirts everyday. You can choose the grade because there are 20s, 24s and 30s options. This number is the size of the thread used. Where the higher the thread used is also getting thinner. As a result we can see the flexibility of each grade when going to use it.
Of the many types of cotton fabric above, you can choose the one that best suits the design you are using. That way you will produce clothes that are well designed and ready to be marketed for the Indonesian people.