Some information on leather & suede and their
When we say “garments” , we refer to the final product that is a direct result of: practices and problems of
6 interlocking industries.
*Conditions under which animals live:
*Feeding habits and food quality .
*Scarring from trees, fences, insect bites, fighting between animals, scarring from branding as well as from sheering .
*Methods of slaughtering and methods of skinning
**Skiving cuts. – .Uneven splitting *Foul tanning methods *Dye stability – .
*Stretching of skin
*Faults and scars in the skin are covered up in the tanning process with waxes and powders
*Manufacturers will choose skins on two bases. One is price and the other is feel.
*Cutting techniques .
*For the sake of fashion , at times, manufacturers combine materials that are incompatible in servicing. Such as a garment that has to be D/C but contains trimming that can only be washed.
*Due to lack of testing , some manufacturers use inappropriate threads that might shrink and pull the garment out of shape , and /or inappropriate adhesives that will creep to the surface of the garment . This process is accelerated during cleaning.
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