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Plasma treatment of textiles -II

Surface Modification Modes:


The ability of plasma processing to break down weak covalent bonds in a polymer through bombardment with high-energy particles is known as ablation. 2,440 more words

Technical Textiles

The Regional Flavours and Global Language of IKAT Weaving

The word IKAT is derived from the Indonesian word Mengikat, meaning to tie. It is a technique that employs resist dyeing similar to tie and dye on warp and/or weft threads prior to weaving. 610 more words



Can Fashion exist within religion?

I am intrigued by the controversies within religious groups, I find the concept of facial covers very controversial – I feel a sense of identity loss through wearing cover ups and veils, I explored alternatives items and materials as styling pieces. 11 more words


AGM Quilters Guild

as promised a few pics …..great weekend, I caught up with some friends …. great to see Sabine who is the next president of the German Quilters Guild… she and her husband were very helpful to us (ARTQUILTFUSION) when we had an exhibition in Berlin last year. 68 more words


Playing with dyes

Dyeing is a serious business. That doesn’t mean it isn’t fun. Observations of health and safety can easily be incorporated into most techniques, and of those (techniques) there are many. 127 more words


Plasma treatment of textiles -I


Plasma is defined as an ionized gas containing both charged and neutral species, including free electrons, positive and/or negative ions, atoms, and molecules. The overall state of plasma is considered neutral with the density of electrons and negative ions being equal to the density of the positively charged ions, known as plasma quasi-neutrality. 1,638 more words

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Nouveau Fabrics featured on Instagram

Nouveau Fabrics was just featured on fashion blogger Briana’s Instagram. One of our favorite and most popular floral patterns is a great fabric print for the Summer.