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Textile Glossary


Block Print A traditional method of textile printing in which a wooden block is intricately carved with a design and then used to stamp the pattern onto fabric by hand. Quarter Shirt
Hand Woven

Refers to the process of creating fabric or textiles by hand using a loom or similar device.

Pierced Top
Hand Dyed

Hand dyeing is a process of coloring fabric or textiles by hand, typically using dyes that are applied manually to achieve desired colors and effects. This process may involve techniques such as immersion dyeing or tie-dyeing, where colors are applied directly to the fabric surface by hand.

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Recycled Textile

Refers to fabric or material that has been created from pre-existing textiles or textile waste, rather than being produced from new, raw materials.

Pocket Pant
Organic Cotton

Refers to cotton that is grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, or genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Instead, organic farming methods such as crop rotation, composting, and biological pest control are employed to maintain soil health and biodiversity.

Puzzle Pant
Silk Silk is a natural protein fiber produced by silkworms. It is highly prized for its smooth texture, lustrous appearance, and ability to regulate temperature.
Cotton Cotton is a natural fiber harvested from the cotton plant's seed pods. It is one of the most widely used and versatile fibers in the textile industry, valued for its softness, breathability, and absorbency. Cotton fabric is known for its comfort and durability, making it a popular choice for clothing, bedding, and other textile applications. It can be woven, knitted, or blended with other fibers to create a wide range of fabrics with different textures and properties. Pocket Pant
Bandhani In this technique, small portions of fabric are tightly tied with thread to create intricate patterns, then dyed in vibrant colors. After dyeing, the tied portions resist the dye, resulting in a pattern of undyed areas contrasting with the dyed background.
Handkerchief Skirt
Bogolan Also known as mud cloth, is a traditional textile from West Africa, particularly Mali. It is hand-woven from locally grown cotton and dyed using fermented mud, resulting in unique patterns and designs Harbor Jacket
Modal/Silk Modal is a type of textile made from cellulose fibers, typically derived from beech trees. It is known for its softness, breathability, and ability to drape well. Crinkle Crop Dress
Zero Waste

A design approach that aims to minimize or eliminate waste throughout the production process, typically by using efficient pattern cutting techniques and sustainable materials.

Indigo Refers to the method of dyeing fabric with natural indigo dye derived from the leaves of the indigo plant. 
Simply Pant
Batik A traditional textile art form that involves applying wax to fabric and then dyeing it, creating intricate patterns and designs.
Crinkle Crop in Spring
Patchwork, Quilted Refers to techniques of fabric construction where multiple pieces of fabric are sewn together to create a larger textile.
In-House Handwoven

Uniquely handwoven fabric refers to textiles that are crafted entirely by hand, with each piece created individually by skilled artisans. What sets these fabrics apart is not just the method of production, but also the incorporation of scrap or recycled fabric into the weaving process.

Handwoven Cowl Sweater