Stripes formed by individual threads that alternate in color. Unless you look at the fabric up close, you may mistake this for a solid. The mille stripe is a nice alternative to a basic solid custom shirt.
Mercerized Cotton /mur-suh-rahyz/
A process applied to a cotton yarn or fabric, which increases its luster and shine and affinity for color dye. A 100% cotton, custom shirt is the best option for a hot Chicago summer.
The DuPont trademark for its spandex fiber. Any time you see this synthetic fiber listed on a label, expect comfort, movement and shape retention that won’t wash away. It’s lack of breathability makes it less than ideal for a custom suit
Merino Wool /muh-ree-noh/
High-quality wool yarn is made from the fleece of merino sheep that is fine, strong and elastic, and takes dye well. Ask your BALANI clothing consultant about Holland and Sherry fabric for your custom suit.
A yarn-dyed, check or plaid fabric made of pure or blended cotton. Checked ginghams use two colors, plaid ginghams several. The name comes from the Malay word ging gang, meaning striped. The gingham pattern is a perfect custom shirt because of its versatility.
Refers to a crinkly, crimped or grained surface. It is used to describe all kinds of fabrics-wool, cotton, silk, rayon, synthetics, and blends. It comes from the French word Creper, which means “to crimp or frizz.”