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Brush & Flannel Fabric

Brush & Flannel Fabric

Today we will talk about brush & flannel fabric. we believe you heard about brushing fabric & flannel fabric a lot in the fabric & textile industry. But do you know about these fabrics and their uses?

The term Brush fabric is widely used in the Technical textile industry but not used as such in the fashion industry. So let us get started to know what brush fabric is all about.

What is Flannel Fabric?

As soon as we hear the name of the brush, In our mind it comes to toothbrushes and cleaning brushes, es and to relate this we think this fabric must get cleaned as well and the process is known as a brush but this is not correct.


This fabric is never cleaned with any brush now the question is that if the fabric is not get cleaned then what is flannel fabric?

The term brush or flannel fabric comes from fabric brushing. actually, When the material becomes ready, some fabric is brushed and in this process, the fabric becomes soft raising the surface fibers of a fabric. brushing fabric can happen on knit as well as woven both types of fabric. Still, brushing has a different effect on different fabrics .sometimes even a little lint are made on the material. This process happens by the machine particularly a machine called a brushing machine that’s why these fabrics called brush fabric.

Grey Yarn Dyed Flannel Fabric

These processes are done at the end-stage on the fabric, which are known as brush fabric, brushing fabric, and so-called fabric.

Pros & Cons of Brush Fabric


Pros of brushing the fabric

1. Soft & cozy feels

2. Wool look and feel

3. After brushing, the fabric looks good

4. Easy & cheap process

5. Widely used in winter fabric

6. Easy availability in the market

Cons of brushing the fabric

1. Fabric cost increases

2. These fabrics’ width shrink in these process

3. This process is not suitable for a fine count of the fabric

4. Brushing is not suitable for all types of fabric.

5. After brushing, the thin fabric’s durability Decreases.

6. Flannel fabric awareness is very less in market

Hope after reading this article you have a clear idea about brushing & flannel fabric now. Thank you for your valuable time.

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