Monthly Archives: August 2013

National Textile Corporation Limited Information and Locations

Aug 31, 2013 |

National Textile Corporation Limited The National Textile Corporation Limited (NTC) is a Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Textiles which was incorporated in April 1968 for managing the affairs of sick textile undertakings in the private sector, taken over by the Government. Starting with 16 mills in 1968, this number gradually rose to […more]

African Textiles History and Information

Aug 31, 2013 |

African Textiles African textiles are a part of African cultural heritage that came to America along with the slave trade. As many slaves were skilled in the weaving, this skill was used as another form of income for the slave owner. In most of African textiles the weavers were men while the women spun the […more]

Define Textile, Textile Definition, Textile Meaning

Aug 31, 2013 |

Define Textile, Textile Definition, Textile Meaning Define Textile, Textile Definition, Textile Meaning Textile is a flexible woven material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibers often referred to as thread or yarn. Yarn is produced by spinning raw fibers of wool, flax, cotton, or other material to produce long strands.Textile is formed by […more]

Textile Engineering Overview, Textile Engineer Career

Aug 31, 2013 |

Textile Engineering Overview, Textile Engineer Career Textile Engineering is about to design and control all aspects of fiber, textile and apparel processes, products, and machinery. It works for research and development, manufacturing and merchandising. Textile Engineering combines the principles of engineering with specific knowledge of textile equipment and processes. This knowledge is then implemented for […more]

Yarn Weights and Yarn Weight Calculations

Aug 30, 2013 |

Yarn Weights Yarn weights refers to the thickness of yarn used by knitters, weavers, crocheters and other fiber artists. Changing yarn weights or needle size can have a significant impact on the finished project, so standardized systems have been spread about, as well as conversion systems for regional standards (especially needle sizes). Yarn weights are […more]

Madisar Saree Overview and Information

Aug 5, 2013 |

Madisar Saree The Madisar Saree style is in which the sari is worn by the Brahmin community in Tamil Nadu, India. In ancient days, this was the mandatory style in which the sari was supposed to be worn by a woman after her marriage, but today, to suit modern trends, yet accommodate traditions, the Madisar […more]

Kanjivaram Sari Overview and Information

Aug 5, 2013 |

Kanjivaram Sari No Indian bridal trousseau is complete without the Kanjivaram Sari, characterized by gold-dipped silver thread that is woven onto brilliant silk. Kanchipuram is a town in Tamil Nadu with more than 150 years of weaving tradition – completely untouched by fashion fads. Kanjivaram Sari are favoured for their durability. Kanjee silk is thicker […more]

Gadwal Saree and Gadwal Sarees Designs

Aug 5, 2013 |

Gadwal Saree Gadwal saree is a traditional sari made in Gadwal, Mahbubnagar district, India. They are popular for their Zari saris. Gadwal saree are made in cotton in a style influenced by the Banarasi weaves. While the ground of the Saree are cotton, there is a loosely attached silk border. Copper or gold-dipped zari is […more]

Paithani Sarees and Paithani Sari Information

Aug 5, 2013 |

Paithani Sarees Paithani sarees are named after a village near Aurangabad in Maharashtra. Now also woven in the town of Yeola, Paithani sarees use an enormous amount of labour, skill and sheer expanse of material in their creation. Distinctive motifs such as parrots, trees and plants are woven into the Paithani sarees. The shades of […more]