What Is Polyester Fleece?


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Polyester fleece is a synthetic fiber that is soft and fluffy. It is often referred to as "polar fleece" or "fleece fabric." To make polyester fleece, fabric is knitted from twisted yarns.

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What Is Polyester Fleece?
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The surface of the fleece is brushed to create napping, then the fleece is sheared. Fleece comes in several finishes, including laminated fleece, which is wind-resistant. Most fleece feels similar to felt, a texture created with a brushed finish. It is also referred to as blizzard fleece, glacier fleece and regular fleece. Fabric with an anti-pill finish has a clearer design on the face than on the opposite side. Anti-pill fleece is also known as velour fleece and premium fleece.

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