Come from plants and animals
Wool- fleece of sheep
- Wool is the warmest natural fiber, soft, flame resistant, shrinks in washing machine, and is affected by moths.
- You should care for wool by dry cleaning it or hand washing in cool water, not placing it in the dryer, and ironing it on cool
- Some uses for wool are sweaters, suits, coats, blankets, and etc.
Flax- comes from flax plant
- Flax is durable, smooth, comfortable to wear, wrinkles easily, the creases are difficult to remove, and can be expensive.
- Proper care for wool is to hand wash or dry clean it and ironing it while it is slightly wet (damp).
- Some uses of flax are pants, blazers, and upholstery.
Silk- Comes from a cocoon spun by a silk worm
- Silk is luxurious, strongest of all natural fibers, expensive, easily spottable if fabric is wet, and weakens when exposed to the sun.
- It should be dry cleaned or hand washed and pressed inside out with an iron on warm.
- Some common uses are wedding gowns, lingerie, and ties.