Ease-of-care is a term used to characterise fabrics that, after laundering, can be restored to their original appearance with a minimum of ironing or other treatment.
Eco Fashion – the term been coined to refer to fashionable and stylish clothing manufactured using environmentally friendly processes under Free Trade conditions.
Elasticity (fibre) is a term used to describe the ability or level of a thread or fabric to return to its original length, shape, or size immediately after the removal of stress and tension.
Elastomer is a term used to describe highly-elastic fibres.
Electrotextiles are a different category of textiles, offering a unique way to fabricate flexible clothing for use in military and medical applications as well as for novel large-area, commercial systems.
Embroidery is embellishment of a fabric or garment in which colored threads are sewn onto the fabric to create a design. Embroidery may be done either by hand or machine.
Enzyme Washing is the use of cellulose enzymes to soften the jeans and lighten a colour. The cellulosic used because they loosen up the indigo dye in the denim.