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Why are fabrics sometimes blended? The advantages and disadvantages of various common fabric blends.

Manufacturers long ago realized that blended fabrics (e.g. Cotton/Polyester, Nylon/Wool) benefit over single natural or synthetic fiber materials. Blended fabrics can not only lessen the cost to produce the product, they can improve the feel, appearance, and durability of the fabric while allowing easier care. Continue reading Why are fabrics sometimes blended? The advantages and disadvantages of various common fabric blends.