Towel Guide

Production of Terry Towels

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I think anyone heard the word “terry” but do you know the meaning of the word terry? Or terry towels? Here we present you this article containing the information on terry and terry towels and production of those towels. The word terry comes from the word “tirer” and it means to pull out something to be absorbent. There are a great number of loops on a terry towel whereas there are some cut loops on a velour towel. It is said that terry towels are first made by mistake and it happened in Turkey, they say. Later they produced this...

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Your Towels May Be Dirtier Than You Think

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Towels may get dirtier sometimes due to the fact that they soak up a lot of water and a great amount of microbes. They can spread some diseases if they are not cleaned well. But don’t be so desperate, there are some ways to avoid all these and we have an article about that. Experts say that there is no way to get rid of all the germs on a towel but there are some ways to free your towels from some of them and that includes washing with bleach or vinegar as we talked before. This results because of...

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What is GOTS?

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Every textile has some specifications and standards. Some are made out of natural materials while some are made out of synthetic materials. Natural material-textile products have some different standards and GOTS is one of them. Here is some basics of GOTS and why it is so important. GOTS stands for Global Organic Textile Standard and it is a leading textile standard. The products which are suitable to get this certificate are made out of natural fibers and also have some natural processes. The aim of this standard is to make sure that the products from raw material to the end...

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What is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100?

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There are many certificates in each industry and OEKO-TEX® is one of them. It is a certificate for textile products and requires an organic manufacture. It applies to raw, dyed or finished yarns, woven or knitted fabrics, buttons, zip fasteners, sewing thread or labels. In this article we will give you some basic information about this textile standard by OEKO-TEX®. It is a certification system that ensures that the manufacturing process of textile products is completely natural and eco-friendly. Because some textile products touch the body, this certification system ensures that they are chemical-free and made out of natural substances....

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Everything You Need to Know About Fabrics

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Someone collects the cotton from the field and someone turns those things into fiber, and afterwards they are turned into a yarn. Yarns create fabrics and fabrics create cloths. Cloths are not only a must but also an element to decorate yourself and your home. This article will give you the basics about fabrics. A great variety of fabrics are used in textile industry and here are the most common fabric types for you. Cotton lawn is the most well-known amongst the others and it is useful for blouses, dresses and skirt or shawls. Its yarns are smaller compared to...

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