Why Does Fabric Pill?

17.02.2011 § Leave a comment

Pilling is when small balls of fiber are formed on the surface of the fabric when the fabric is subjected to an abrasive force. For instance, the hip pockets of men’s pants, especially where the wallet is carried, exhibit a high degree of pilling tendencies. The small balls disturb the surface look and neatness of the fabric and the abrasion slowly destroys the fabric in the abraded area.

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Rose Gown

14.02.2011 § Leave a comment

remembering a masterpiece
Onion and roses both have layered effects but we prefer to be near roses much more than onions.  The roses boast the most amazing layering petals of all flowers.  In 2008, I visited the Musee Les Arts Decoratifs in Louvre, Paris.  I was fortunate to see the Christian Lacroix exhibit.  « Read the rest of this entry »

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