Understanding Twills: Left Hand Twill, Right Hand Twill, Broken Twill

Understanding Twills: Left Hand Twill, Right Hand Twill, Broken Twill

When you weave together cotton warp yarn and white cotton filling yarn you get a 90 degree diagonally interwoven pattern called twill. But that’s not where it ends. Given the intricacies of denim fabric and how it is used [...]

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Blue Archives: A Dutch Denim Exhibition of the New and Old

As part of the Modefabriek fashion show earlier last month, Amsterdam was host to the Blue Archives - an exhibit showcasing select pieces from Ruedi Karrer’s Swiss Jeans Museum in Zurich, Switzerland. Wouter Munnichs, from the Long-John blog, curated the selection with [...]

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Diving Into the World Of Fake And Faulty Raw Denim

With millions of pairs of jeans produced annually, the denim market is a popular and large target for the imitation industry, and no doubt a growing concern for many companies. Simply put, the more successful and well-known a brandname, for [...]

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Wall of Fades 2011 – Raw Denim Event

Wall Of Fades 2011 Between December 2nd and 4th 2011, the biggest denim exhibition in South-East Asia was held. This annual denim event, established in 2009, is known as the “Wall of Fades“. Located in Jakarta, Indonesia, this event was [...]

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