Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

Viscose is the most natural of the synthetic fibers because it’s made from the cellulose from plant cells. After being dissolved out for spinning into thread it returns to being pure cellulose without chemical alteration. Viscose can be manufactured plain or shiny, as required. Depending on its sheen, delicate qualities or curliness, viscose can therefore look like silk, cotton or wool, and even typical linen fibers can be easily reproduced.
Viscose characteristics: Viscose is more absorbent than cotton but not as robust when wet.
Viscose fabric care: Viscose can be washed by hand or machine-washed with delicate detergent on the delicate cycle at 30 to 40 degrees C. Viscose should not be rubbed, wrung, spun or dried in the drier, but hung up when soaking wet or rolled in a cloth to carefully squeeze out the water. Press viscose at a silk setting while still damp, with a steam iron or under a damp cloth. Viscose cannot be dry-cleaned. Being composed of wood-fibre, the fabric by its very nature retains water, so it can take a long time to dry on a clothesline.

1 Comment Sign in to add a post

  • Amber-heard2345_large

    Jun 29, 2015, 11.28 AMby Teddy Morison

    Now this is something that you might not even hope to have a good outcome when done by yourself. I seriously wish that people who start to think a bit differently in time. Such changes are sure to make a huge difference. senior living in maryland

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post