In this article, all important facts and figures on cotton are explained. Everything you need to know about cotton is explained in this article. About it's history. How does cotton grow, where does it grow? No one really knows how old cotton is. But when is cotton discovered? Researchers, who are looking for open cotton "Bollcaves", have found evidence of cotton balls and cotton clothing that is a...Read More
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Tall men have got something people rarely have: their appearance which shines throughout the crowd! However, what they are not so happy with are those extra inches that do not let them choose the perfect outfit. Trousers keep swinging around their ankles. Besides this, wearing ill-fitting t-shirts for years may result in developing a hunch.
So how should you actually choose your t-shirts if you are...Read More
4 Nov 2014 22:05:48
There are 6 miles of yarn in a single T-shirt. If any of that yarn is not up to the expected quality the T-shirt could fall apart. (Yarn, by the way, is what ordinary people call thread. In the garment business, it’s called yarn.)
Spinning yarn is high-tech and very complex. The yarn has to meet dozens of specifications — thickness, tenacity, the amount of twist, the direction of the twist.
yarn for...Read More
4 Nov 2014 14:52:19
A great story on a quest to find out how T-shirts are made. What they ar made from. Why they are made and by whom?
Let's make a T-shirts
Planet Money wanted to see the hidden world behind clothes sold in the world. So they decided to make a T-shirt. An ordinary shirt like everybody knows and are sold everywhere — nothing special organic cotton, not hand-sewn in the United States.
Crowdfunding T-shirt...Read More
4 Nov 2014 15:14:02
You can grow cotton in places where land and labor are cheap. But most of the cotton in the Planet Money T-shirts was grown in the U.S. In fact, the U.S. exports more cotton than any country in the world. Here are three reasons why.
1. Effiency in cotton
There is just so much cotton. Some of the numer A cotton farmer shared some of the numbers behind this operation. The U.S. has perfected cotton by ...