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Reaching for the Cotton …

Do you want mercerized or unmercerized cotton?  What’s a “pearl” or “pearle” cotton?  What is “mercerization” and how does it affect the cotton?  Simply, mercerization alters the chemical structure of a cellulose fiber, and “pearl” or “pearle” cottons have been … Continue reading

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