What is Mercerized Perle Cotton
What is mercerization? Mercerization is a treatment for cotton that gives it a lustrous appearance and strengthens it. The process is mainly applied to cellulose materials like cotton.
Mercerized cotton has a beautiful lusteróthe result of this treatment that reduces the natural fuzz along the fiberís length.
The process smoothes the surface of the yarn and in addition to providing sheen it also increases cottonís ability to absorb dye giving deeper, richer more vibrant cotton colors.
The rich saturation of color in mercerized cottons are a dream for the textile artist who revels in beautiful color.
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