Bt cotton is a genetically modified version of the plant that contains genes for an insecticide. The cotton plants include Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), a spore-forming bacteria that produces cry proteins. When insects ea... More »

Egyptian cotton is made from Gossypium barbadense plants of the Nile River. These plants produce longer and thinner threads that allow for higher thread counts. Egyptian cotton thread counts are close to a thousand threa... More »

A large rectangle of natural fabric, such as linen,wool, or cotton, worn as a tunic and belted with twine makes for an easy Medieval costume. Wear leggings and an undershirt underneath for modesty, and leather sandals fo... More »

Satin fabric can contain silk, wool, cotton, polyester, rayon and acetate fibers. What makes a fabric satin is not the type of fibers that it is made of but rather the type of weave that is used in bringing those fibers ... More »

Modal cotton is a blend of cotton and modal, which is a type of rayon made from beech tree fibers. When modal is added to cotton, the result is a fabric that shrinks less, is softer to the touch and is more absorbent tha... More »

Chenille is made from cotton, silk, rayon or wool. It has a velvety texture, and it comes in yarn or fabric form. The yarn is thick and soft, while the fabric has a protruding pile and is made from the chenille yarn. More »

Make an apron by cutting fabric to the right shape, hemming the edges and adding cotton for the neck loop and ties. You need fabric, cotton tape, scissors, a pencil, a sewing machine and pins. More »

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