What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Cotton?

What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Cotton?

What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Cotton?

Cotton offers some advantages in that it's inexpensive, absorbent, breathable and soft. It also has some disadvantages such as it is not wrinkle resistant, and it takes a long time to dry. The color fades in sunlight, and it is likely to stretch or shrink.

Cotton doesn't stain easily. It is static-cling resistant, and it can withstand high temperatures. It comes in different weights, so it may be used for a wide variety of projects.

Cotton fabric may be washed in water at any temperature. The fabric may be tumble-dried, but it should be promptly folded or hung after drying to avoid wrinkling. It may be ironed at high temperatures.