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More About Rayon

Also see part 1: Know Your Rayon Sewing With Rayon – Pre-shrinking the fabric is recommended for garments. This can be achieved by pre-washing or steam ironing. – Universal needles and all-purpose thread are OK for most weights and weaves of rayon. – It ravels easily, so finish those seams. – Use the cool setting [...]

Know Your Rayon

General Facts Popular Dress Rayons, from the 1943-44 Fall-Winter Montgomery Ward catalog – Rayon is not quite a natural fiber but not completely artificial, either. It is derived from cellulose (the structural component of green plant cell walls), but cellulose must be processed significantly in order to become rayon fibers. – It has been around [...]