Summer has finally arrived and with it the perfect time to cool off swimming in a beautiful seaside. Will become a true object of attraction at the beach is completely safe with a bathing suit created by yourself. In what distinguishes a swimsuit fabric, what to see when and how treatment has to look after it discovered this week.
Fields of application
The swimsuit fabric is used primarily in the field of sports, swimming, dance and gymnastics.
swimwear polyamide and Lycra has (brand name for spandex), both synthetically created artificial materials. While the polyamide may be colored easily manufactured, spandex is very extensible.
For stretch fabrics should be used a special needle with rounded tip, since the standard tips of the needles may break points. The needle size (70 to 90) should be adapted to the fabric.
Also, the seams must remain extensible. Use the special tools and overlock stitch on your machine. In a normal machine can use a straight stitch with the least possible tension wire at the top (eg., 2 to 3) or a very slight zigzag stitch over a length of 1.5 to 2 mm.
Fabrics and very elastic seams that are too demanding are sewn with a zigzag stitch with a length of 1 to 1.5 mm stitch width of 1.5 to 2 mm.