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Leonard Horowitz has over 40 yrs. Experience in the textile and apparel industry. He has manufactured, imported, represented and brokered apparel and textiles. Past President and Executive Director of Textile Association of Los Angeles (TALA) he helped create our industries first online resource directory in the late 90's for the west coast.

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Types of Fabrics

Textiles are classified in line with their thing fibers into silk, wool, linen, cotton, such synthetic fibers as rayon, nylon, and polyesters, and some inorganic fibers, including fabric of gold, glass fiber, and asbestos material. they are also classified as to their structure or weave, consistent with the manner wherein warp and weft go every other in the loom (see loom; weaving). value or satisfactory in textiles relies upon on several elements, which include the fine of the uncooked fabric used and the person of the yarn spun from the fibers, whether clean, clean, exceptional, or coarse and whether tough, soft, or medium twisted. density of weave and completing processes are also important factors in determining the best of fabric.

Tapestry, occasionally classed as embroidery, is a changed shape of undeniable fabric weaving. the weaving of carpet and rugs is a unique branch of the fabric enterprise. different especially organized fabrics not woven are felt and bark (or tapa) fabric, which are overwhelmed or raveled collectively, and a few in which a unmarried thread is looped or plaited, as in crochet and netting work and various laces. most textiles are now produced in factories, with enormously specialised electricity looms, but some of the finest velvets, brocades, and desk linens are nevertheless made with the aid of hand.