Ioncell-F turns wood into garments and clothes

Ioncell-F turns wood into garments and clothes

Young people are very worried about the future – What is our material future is going to be? Everybody’s seen the problems with plastics and polyesters, oil-based fibres, textile fibres. We see the problems with cotton growing. So we need to find new materials to replace the existing ones. The Ioncell-F process is a technology […]

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Fiber blending techniques: blending board, comb and hackle

Fiber blending techniques: blending board, comb and hackle

Let’s now look at a tool that lets you literally paint with fibres. The Blending Board It’s a palette with a mat of curved needles on it. Just like the carder ones with the brushes. There is a handle on one of the two sides to keep the table firm whilst working. To insert the […]

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How to make Handpsun Yarns – How to blend fibers and colors with hand carding

How to make Handpsun Yarns – How to blend fibers and colors with hand carding

In this video we will show you some useful tools for preparing and blending fibres. First of all we will look at carding brushes, which work small quantities of fibre at a time, but are easy to manage and cheap, to start with you can choose one with average sized needles. So let’s see, for […]

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Pros & Cons of Common Fabrics | Fibres & Fabrics Part 1

Pros & Cons of Common Fabrics | Fibres & Fabrics Part 1

Hey guys, welcome to my fibres and fabrics series. In this video, part one, I’ll be talking about some common materials that you likely have or will come across. And what the pros and cons are for both everyday use and the environmental impact. Part two will be about vegan synthetic versus animal materials. And […]

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