TextileGlossary.com

What is "Wash-and-Wear" - Definition & Explanation

Ability of a garment to be washed by hand or in a washing machine and require little or no ironing. Also referred to as 'easy care'.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A strong, soft fiber yielded by the inner bark of the Ramie plant. The fiber is white, soft, lustrous and slightly coarser than flax (linen) when degummed and bleached. Ramie fabrics are strong,...
The UPF rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin. UPF ratings range from 15 to 50 with higher ratings indicating more effective...
Tarlatan is a starched, open-weave fabric, much like cheese cloth. It is used to wipe the ink off a plate during the intaglio inking process. The open weave allows for the tarlatan to pick up a large...
A method of layout to determine a right angle (square corner) in frames, fabric, construction, etc. It derives from the fact that a triangle with sides of 3-4-5 will have a right angle. The legs will...
A general term for plain-weave fabrics of silk, cotton, or manufactured fiber having a wavy effect produced by weaving the warp of filling, but usually the filling, in a wavy line. An ondule reed is...

Companies for Wash-and-Wear:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Wash-and-Wear, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!