Natural fabrics are manufactured from natural fibers including plant fibers like cotton, jute, hemp fiber
etc. and animal fibers like silk and wool fiber. Due to the difference in sources, these fabrics too have different characteristics. Cotton fabrics, derived from cotton fibers are soft, durable, and breathable. Linen fabrics are also strong, durable, absorb perspiration and dry quickly, as well as soften with age but because it wrinkles a lot, it is often blended with cotton to make a luxurious fabric. Textile products made from natural fabrics not only include clothing but also many other textile and home accessories such as cotton applique
, linen curtains
The natural fabrics derived from animals include wool, silk and leather fabrics. Wool fabrics are obtained from animal hair mainly from sheep's hair. Wool is mainly used to provide warmth in cold weathers from diverse products ranging from kids woolen shirts
to wool jackets
. However, with specialized processing, nowadays, lightweight wool fabrics are also produced that are used for making summer suits that keep the wearer cool in summers also. Leather fabrics are obtained from animal skin and is a very versatile fabric used for making apparels as well as other textile products. It is considered to be the favorite fabric of young generation due to its trendy looks and easy manageability. Silk fabric is obtained from cocoons of silk worms and are considered a royal fabric since ages due to its glossy appearance and soft feel..