[Northkeep] linen-rayon blends...?
Anawyn at aol.com
Mon Oct 18 07:43:00 PDT 2004
Rayon is made from natural substance, so even though it is classified as a
synthetic, it should be a good companion blend with linen. Both are comfortable
fabrics to wear, linen wicks moisture, so it is a great hot weather fabric -
especially in Ansteorra! Rayon has wonderful drapabilty, and gives a lovely
flow to skirts.
You get linen's durability and comfort, without the general stiffness that is
usually associated with most linen weaves, and the softness of rayon that
makes an outfit look graceful.
Unfortunately, it still has to be ironed - rayon and linen are both rather
wrinkle-y, but it should be a good fabric to work with!
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