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In the History of Chenille Fabric

Da un estratto di Wikipedia the free encyclopedia: According to textile historians, chenille-type yarn is a recent invention, dating to the 18th century and believed to have originated in France. The original technique involved weaving a “leno” fabric and then cutting the fabric into strips to make the chenille yarn. Alexander Buchanan, a foreman in a Paisley fabric mill, is credited with introducing chenille fabric to Scotland in the 1830s. Here he developed a way to weave fuzzy shawls. Tufts of coloured wool were woven together into a blanket that was then cut into strips. They were treated by heating rollers in order to create the frizz. This resulted in a very soft, fuzzy fabric named chenille. Another Paisley shawl … Learn more

ITMA 2015

GIESSE GROUP will be at ITMA 2015 trade show (from the 12th - 19th November in Milan) in HALL H4 at the stand H4-F120. Our staff will be available to everyone present for any information and demonstrations. For contacts and appointments: info@giesseitaly.com.

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