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colorfast

[′kəl·ər‚fast]
(textiles)
Referring to a fabric that does not fade during normal wear.
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because it is an intense and colorfast blue that dyes cotton well, a
The nylon fibers offer elasticity, resiliency, abrasion resistance, and colorfast properties to combat fading from sunlight exposure.
Like the original, Microtex Lite is quiet, ultra-fast drying, very durable, shrink resistant, and colorfast. And it weighs half as much as its predecessor.
Couristan expanded Super Indo-Colors with new designs in extra-heavy, 100-percent wool pile in rich color palettes achieved with a colorfast chrome dye process.
Blended with cotton or other natural materials the same way petroleum-based polyesters are, the fabric is colorfast, wrinkle- and odor-resistant, and biodegradable.
Available in a wide variety of colors, these yarns are high-strength, colorfast and fade-resistant.
It comes in three colors: black, light grey, and smoke, and is solution-dyed and colorfast. It resists abrasion, fading from sun, mold and mildew, soiling, and stains.
During two and a half days of workshops at Verkmenntaskolinn, Koehler showed students how to "dress" a loom prior to weaving, offered valuable tips about how to dye wool so it remains colorfast and explained other processes he has developed over his 30-year career as a leading textile artist in the United States.
* If there are still some stubborn, soiled spots that haven't washed out, scrub them with a white or colorfast cloth.
OUTDOOR RUGS is the solution to a long quest for outdoor durable and colorfast yarns that offer the softness of cotton.
With colorfast logwood dyes in use and in demand, the English Parliament lifted its ban on logwood in 1661 (3); the logwood trade then became increasingly profitable.
Colortime markers are easy for little hands to hold on to and the colorfast markers make it possible for children to wear or use their colored items immediately.