Facts about fabrics to help you choose

With our range of knit and blend options, you can choose the right fabric for your custom garment.

Let us advise the ideal blend and knit for the best results using the highest quality yarns in a huge range of colours.

Silver Fleece – fabric embroidery
  • natural
  • superwash
  • cool in summer
  • warm in winter
  • superwash
  • durable
  • versatile
  • inexpensive
  • good looking
  • easy care
  • soft
  • comfortable
  • natural
  • comfortable
  • durable
  • easy care
  • comfortable
  • durable
  • easy care
  • non-fade
  • non-fade
  • easy care
  • moisture resistant
  • inexpensive
  • good looking
  • easy care

Fabric Details


100% Pure Merino Wool

100% Pure New Australian Merino Wool is a wonderful natural fibre which can be cool in Summer and warm in Winter.

  • Superwash 18 & 20 Micron
    (can be machine washed in wool cycle with approved wool detergents)
  • knitted into a range of different fabric weights to suit many styles of garments, from light weight pullovers to a full knit jumper, vest or cardigan and fancy, novelty knits
  • Pure merino wool has so many advantages – it is a naturally better product of choice to wear or use.
  • Benefits like – Vapour and moisture control, core body temperature regulation makes for a super comfortable garment that can be used in active wear, undergarments or layering for ultra comfort and warmth.

Babies Sleep Better in Wool
It’s a well researched fact that has proven, when compared to all other fabrics, wool gives babies a better night’s sleep. This means more sleep for parents and carers. Some of the proven benefits to new-borns and particularly premature and small babies, is that they grow faster from more relaxed sleeping patterns. wool research


80% Merino Wool / 20% Nylon

80% Pure New Australian Merino Wool / 20% Nylon is a strong fibre which is perfect for school and corporate use. This yarn also has the additional strength of nylon to keep it in shape and aid durability for heavy use garments.

  • Superwash 22 Micron
    (can be machine washed in wool cycle using wool approved detergent)
  • can be knitted into a range of different weights of fabrics to suit many styles of garments, from light weight pullovers to a full knit jumper, vest or cardigan and fancy, novelty knits


70% Acrylic / 30% Wool

50/50 and 70/30 Acrylic Wool blends available. Utilising a blends will give you the strength of acrylic with the comfort of wool and is also price pointed.


100% Pure Cotton

100% Combed Cotton is a soft and comfortable, natural fibre and is ideal for people with skin irritations. 100% Cotton will fluff a little, and darker colours can be prone to fading, but with good laundry care, this can be limited and prevent pilling.

100% Cotton can be knitted into a range of different fabrics and weights, from a light weight single jersey to a heavy weight rugby knit and interlock.


Poly Cotton

Poly Cotton is a fabulous yarn that is made up from a strong core of polyester with the cotton wound around that core. This gives the comfort of having the cotton next to your skin, with the strength of the polyester for durability and colour retention, which makes it a great yarn for people with skin irritations.

Poly Cotton is easy to care for and can be machine washed and tumble dried and if handled correctly, poly cotton only needs minimal ironing.

It is possible that darker colours will fade, and fluffing and pilling could occur, but with correct washing the colour will keep for a long time and you can keep the pilling under control. Silver Fleece knits poly cotton into a range of different fabrics and weights, from a single jersey or polo shirt, to a heavyweight rugby knit and interlock.


Cotton Backed Polyester

Great fabric (Australian Knitted and dyed) that has the cotton next to your skin for comfort and the benefit of reduced fading on the outside of the garment. Really easy care and doesn’t need ironing if you hang it on coat hanger in the shade.


100% Polyester

100% Polyester is the perfect yarn for a non fade product. It is ideal for use on High Visibility products and trims and collars that are exposed to a lot of sunlight.

Polyester is easy to care for with minimal need for ironing. Many new fabrics have a moisture management and antibacterial process. The antibacterial does wash out over time however.


100% Acrylic

Acrylic is a strong man-made fibre that is hard-wearing and colour fast. It’s very warm to keep you cosy in winter and price pointed to keep your wallet happy. Follow the care instructions and your 100% acrylic garment will last a long time.

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