This is the ultimate fabric for your athletic wear. It's extremely stretchy with great recovery. it's soft and durable, fast-drying, static-free, wrinkle proof, moisture-wicking, anti-bacterial and UPF50. It contains recycled polyester: 5 post-consumer plastic bottles per metre were diverted from the waste stream.
That's not even the most amazing thing about this fabric. ChitoSante is a cutting-edge, environmentally friendly treatment that has been developed using Chitosan. Chitosan is a natural biomass made from (I'm not making this up) crab and/or shrimp shells. Yes, really. The future is HERE. ChitoSante is created when Chitosan is combined with textile fibres. It is safe for people with shellfish allergies as it contains no proteins. It's biodegradable, too. Basically a magic fabric?
- Width: 58" / 147cm
- Content: 43% Recycled Polyester, 43% Polyester, 14% Spandex
- Weight: 300 gsm / 8.9 oz.sq yd
- Opacity: opaque
- Stretch: 4-way stretch: 80% horizontally, 45% vertically
- Drape: fluid drape with some body
- Care: Hand or machine wash cold with similar colours, hang to dry
- Best suited for: leggings, athletic wear
Fabric is priced and sold by the 1/4 metre. We cut multiple 1/4 metres continuously. For example; 2 units is 1/2m, 3 units is 3/4m, 4 units is a full metre, 5 units is 1.25m. A single 1/4 metre will be cut as a fat quarter, unless you request a skinny quarter. Fat Quarters are half the width of the fabric x 0.5m, whereas Skinny Quarters are the full width of the fabric x 0.25m. We do this so you can order just as much fabric as you need, to decrease fabric wastage.
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