Category Archives: COTTON UNUSED NEWS
U.S. Cotton Subsidies and Cotton Production

* Cotton is grown in 85 countries and exported by 55. * The US is the second largest cotton producer and by far the largest exporter in the world and regularly ships 40 to 60% of its yield abroad. * As the largest exporter, the US currently accounts for more than 50% of the world¹s […]

Choose Organic Cotton For Cleaner, Eco-friendly Clothing

  Cotton is ultimate symbol of everything a fabric should be: pure, natural, soft. But it turns out that conventional cotton, which is what most kids’ clothing is made of, is considered the world’s dirtiest crop. Cotton farming occurs on just 2.5 percent of the globe’s cultivated land but uses 16 percent of the world’s […]

Variety of Cotton Products

 Synthetic fibres, the proportion of cotton in terms of all fibres used in the textile industry is declining. In 1900, cotton made up about 80% of all fibres. By 2003, this had fallen to about 35%. Nevertheless cotton remains an important fibre and it is used to make a wide variety of products. The bulk […]

Cotton Properties and Products

The Properties of Cotton 1.Cotton is a non-allergenic natural fibre that doesn’t irritate sensitive skin 2.Cotton’s softness makes it a preferred fabric for underwear and other garments worn close to the skin 3.Cotton’s adaptability allows it to blend easily with most other fibres including synthetics such as polyester and lycra and natural fibres like wool […]

8 reasons why people love to wear cotton clothes…

Cotton is a natural fiber harvested from the cotton plant. This is one of the most used natural fibers and has variety of applications. Cotton materials like cotton wool, cotton rag paper etc are integral part of our life. Many types of cotton are blended with other natural fibers, such as linen, or to add […]

Cotton’s Growing Cycle

Cotton is an annual, summer crop. It prefers hot summers with low humidity and a maximum amount of sunshine. In general, cotton grows quicker as the average temperature rises and the longer and hotter the season, the greater the yield. The growing season from planting to picking lasts approximately six months, as outlined below.   […]

Types of Cotton Thread

  Cotton is the thread of choice for many seamstresses because of its softness, durability, flexibility and the nearly endless rainbow of colors available. Because there are so many different types of thread on the market these days, choosing the best thread can be a bewildering task. The choice of cotton thread depends on the […]

History Of Cotton

        No one knows exactly how old cotton is. Scientists searching caves in Mexico found bits of cotton bolls and pieces of cotton cloth that proved to be at least 7,000 years old. They also found that the cotton itself was much like that grown in America today. In the Indus River […]

Cotton Fibres Types

                                            Cotton fabrics can be silky or rough, smooth or textured, thick or sheer, indestructible or luxurious, making them America’s favorites for both home furnishings and clothing. Versatility, softness, breathability, absorbency, performance and durability are […]

COTTON BAGS

COTTON BAGS when we compare with synthetic bags used by many of us.         1.It is organic and less pollution is generated while making cotton bags. 2.Many people will get continuous jobs as no heavy machinery is used in stitching the bags or in making cotton cloth by weavers. We can save power and […]