Rayon

By William Johnson

What the fiber is made of

Cellulose

Category of fiber

Manufactured

Use of fiber in everyday clothes or products

Aloha shirts, blouses, dresses, Jackets, Lingerie, scarves, suits, ties, hats and socks

Advantages of fiber and Disadvantages of fiber

Advantages
Soft and comfortable
Drapes well
Durable
Highly absorbent
Dyes and prints well
No static or pilling problems
Inexpensive
Colorfast
May be washable


Disadvantages


Wrinkles easily unless treated
Low resiliency
Heat sensitive
Susceptible to mildew
Stretches
Weakens when wet
Fabric shrinks if washed
May need dry cleaning

Care instructions

Dry Clean only