Denier is a term used to describe a unit of weight per unit of length of any linear material.
Fabric made with a blue cotton warp and white cotton filling. Denim was originally called serge de Nimes because it was produced in Nimes, France. Hard-wearing material. Originally it was used as working clothes like overalls and jeans. Read more..
Denim recycling, with millions of blue jeans being used and thrown away every year, most going into landfills, it is essential to incorporate recycling or reusing of denim materials into the overall development process.
Devoré is a term used on a fabric containing two or more fibres types is printed with a substance that burns out or destroys one or more of the fibres. The result is usually a partly sheer fabric.
Double cloth construction is a term used to describe a fabric woven in the loom at the same time, one fabric on top of the other, with binder threads holding the two materials together.
Dry cleaning is a process of cleaning clothes and fabrics with solutions that do not contain water.
The dummy-shuttle type makes use of a dummy shuttle, a projectile that contains no weft but that passes through the shed in the manner of a shuttle.
Dyeability is a term used to describe the ability of a fibre or textile fabric to be dyed.