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What is "Sasawashi" - Definition & Explanation

A sustainable fabric that is derived from a blend of Japanese paper and kumazasa herb. Saswashi is a beautiful fabric that has a soft touch similar to cashmere or Egyptian cotton, but is has a dry feel like linen. It does not pill or fuzz, and is twice as absorbent as cotton. It is said to have natural anti-allergen and anti-bacterial properties.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Color applied to previously dyed color. A process of hand dyeing that works color into the base material. Usually unevenly spaced and vari-colored. Allows the previously dyed color (base color) to...
Not completely waterproof. Pertaining to fabrics that because of inherent hydrophobic properties or water barriers made of films or membranes are able to shed light snow and rain. In an effort to...
Narrow width between the seam line and the raw edge of the fabric. Seam allowances vary depending on where they occur on the garment and the manufacturers' specifications. Home sewing patterns...
A traditional fabric utilizing a satin weave construction to achieve a lustrous fabric surface. Satin is a traditional fabric for evening and wedding garments. Typical examples of satin weave fabrics...
A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment of various types, including: A gown worn as part of the academic dress of faculty or students, especially for ceremonial occasions, such as a convocations or...

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