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Flannel Fabric
Flannel fabric has a layer of fine and clean fluff. It does not reveal
the texture but is soft and smooth and lightweight. Delicate flannel
shirt is people’s first choice in winter.
Reading Guide
1. History of Flannel Fabric
2. Classification of Flannel Fabric
3. How to Make Flannel Fabric
4. Characteristics and Advantage
5. Application of Flannel Fabric
6. Difference between Flannel Fabric and Coral Fleece Fabric
7. How to Wash Flannel Fabric
8. Flannel Fabric Samples

1. History of Flannel Fabric

Early in the eighteenth century, flannel fabric made its appearance
in Wales. It is a very soft dress fabric. At the time, many British
nobles preferred making warm clothing for the winter with flannel
fabric. Since it is covered with very fine and small fluff, it looks
simple and stylish. The flat, soft and smooth texture gets flannel
fabric worldwide attention.
Flannel fabric originated in Welsh, mostly was thin woolen fabric in
plain or twill weave. It was mainly used in Spring and Autumn
clothing for men and women. As early as the 1920s to 1930s, flannel
fabric products became popular in China, among them the most
famous flannel fabric manufacturers and factory is in England
and Japan.

2. Classification of Flannel Fabric

After brushed, flannel fabric takes on a look of rich fluffy surface.
Flannel fabric can be divided into single napped flannel fabric and
double napped flannel fabric according to different process.
Single napped flannel fabric also known as serge velvet is mostly
woven in twill weave. Single napped flannel fabric is brushed from
the reverse side, usually two up and two down weaving to
strengthen the twill structure. It has the characteristics of soft,
hairy. Double sided flannel fabric is plain based.

Double sided flannel fabric can be in twill weave and plain weave. It
is softer than single napped flannel fabric, but poorer in strength.
Flannel fabric is soft itself, it wears body-fitted and comfortable.
Due to its good warmth retention property, it is suitable for winter
underwear, pajamas.

Floral flannel fabric, striped flannel is suitable for Spring coat of
women, children.

Animal print flannel fabric like elephant flannel fabric, fish flannel
fabric, and fairy tale image print like elmo flannel fabric, batman
flannel fabric, Christmas flannel fabric is also called as baby flannel
fabric. They are very welcomed by children. It is generally used as
winter clothing, gloves, shoes, hats and other inner layers.

3. How to Make Flannel Fabric
The production of flannel fabric can be as follows. First dye a part of
the wool, then mixed with the rest primary color wool. After mixed
and spun into yarn, it is woven in twill or plain weave. Flannel
fabric is finished after the process of fulling and napping. The
material of flannel fabric, apart from wool, usually is in wool and
cotton mixture. Some in order to improve wear resistance would be
mixed with a small amount of nylon fibers.

The brushed effect of flannel fabric is made by repeated working of
brushing machine wire tip. It requires short, dense, and uniform.

4. Characteristics and Advantages of Flannel

Flannel fabric generally looks very elegant in color with common
colors as dark gray, gray and light gray, and so on. Flannel fabric
can make clothes for men or women, even trousers. Flannel has a
certain weight and relatively fine fluff. Although the cost of flannel
fabric is high, it's a thick fabric, thermal performance is relatively

There is a layer of fine fluff in the surface of flannel fabric. When
touch it, we can feel the softness and smoothness. And it is very easy
to care.
Flannel fabric is heavy in weight, delicate and dense plush. The
warmth retention property is excellent.

Flannel fabric is delicate in texture, soft, lint-free, and it won’t have
the problem of color fade. It won’t cause any stimulation or allergies
to the skin. Flannel fabric has beautiful patterns in various colors. In
recent years, through continuous product improvement and
upgrade, flannel fabric has made a great breakthrough in the
process. Major new technology is "cut flowers", "jet embossed"
"embossed offset" flannel fabric, which add more color to the
originally monotonous screen.

Flannel fabric has strong moisture absorption. Under normal
circumstances, the fibers can absorb moisture in the surrounding
atmosphere. The moisture content is about 8% -10%, so flannel will
not be found rough at the time of contact with the skin.

5. Application of Flannel Fabric

Flannel fabric is very versatile. In the market, we can always see the
brushed flannel fabric trousers, flannel clothing, and so on. There is
a difference in thickness of flannel fabric. Thin flannel fabric can
make shirt or skirt. Thick one can be produced as sheets, cushions.
Since flannel fabric selects delicate wool as raw material, so it is
perfect in texture. Personal clothing made of flannel fabric is very
comfortable to wear.

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