Ageing of textiles is a term used to describe the deterioration of textile or other materials caused by gradual oxidation during storage and/or exposure to light.
Bull Denim is a 3×1 twill weave piece dyed fabric, made from coarse yarns.
Dips is used to describe fabric or yarn when they in dye. Indigo yarns dipped in an indigo bath usually 6 times but up to 16 times.
Dyeability is a term used to describe the ability of a fibre or textile fabric to be dyed. One of the most important properties for a textile fibre is dyeability. A range of applications to some man-made (synthetic) fibres have been, and still is, limited ability or poor dyeability. Read more..
Dyes natural – pigments derived from organic materials such as vegetables, berries, bugs, clay, indigo, and other plant extracts to dye fabric. Read more..
Fading is a subjective term used to describe the lightening of the colour of a jeans fading (pigmented) following exposure to the effects of washing, wearing, light, heat, time, temperature, chemicals, etc. Read more..
This is when a yellow-green sulphuric is used in the indigo dye.
Indigo – the primary use for indigo is as a dye for cotton yarn, which is mainly for the production of denim cloth for blue jeans. On average, a pair of blue jean trousers requires 3 – 12 g of indigo. Small amounts are used for dyeing wool and silk. Read more..