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The batik fabric: definition, origin and technique

What is batik fabric? The batik fabric is a polychrome patterned fabric created using a handmade method of printing on fabric. Cotton and silk are the two most common raw materials used to make this kind of patterned fabric. The word 'batik' comes from Javanese and means 'written with wax'. This ...

17
Nov
2022

Ecology: a French start-up invents infinitely reusable gift wrapping

Instead of using paper that will be unwrapped, torn and immediately thrown in the trash, this company suggests you purchase gift bags and coated cotton fabric squares. These pockets or squares adorned with beautiful prints are a much more eco-friendly alternative, since they are, according to t ...

08
Dec
2021

Wall decoration: 4 creative ideas with photo prints

nto a real wall decoration, as long as you display your most beautiful photos and decorate it with colours. To do this, get colored thumbtacks and fabric scraps. Start by partially covering the cork board with the fabric of your choice and hold it up with the thumbtacks. Then add the photos on ...

16
Dec
2021

Summer table decoration: 5 ideas for a cheap decoration

1- A recovery tablecloth When it comes to table decor, the big trend of the summer is washed linen tablecloth, a sturdy fabric that is very soft to the touch. This durable, crinkle-effect material has the big advantage of not needing ironing. A washed linen tablecloth is a must-have for a summer ...

11
July
2022

Christmas DIY: how to make an advent calendar?

bags). - 1 piece of plywood cut to the same size (available in hardware stores) - paint, markers, glue - 24 tacks or small nails - a piece of red fabric 1.5 m x 3 m - gold gift ribbon. What is the step-by-step method? 1- On the sheet of paper, draw and color a big Christmas-themed design, s ...

16
Nov
2007

Franche-Comté: 5 good reasons to visit Montbéliard in winter

n winter is to bring back from your trip original Christmas gifts. Among the town's craft specialties, we should particularly mention la verquelure, a woven fabric characteristic of the Montbéliard region. This fabric, whose manufacture dates back to the Middle Ages, was once used to cover pi ...

10
Nov
2021

Ski resorts: what is the health protocol for winter 2021-2022?

nt. Wearing a mask is compulsory for everyone from 11 years old and advised from 6 years old. You can choose between a surgical mask, a category 1 fabric mask or certain approved filtering neckbands. In practice, you must wear a mask : - in shops - in restaurants - in markets, C ...

14
Dec
2021

Unusual: the fashion for dog clothes

tted bodysuits, colourful or more sober oilskins and quilted jackets. Far from stopping there, Zara also offers plaid blankets, sleeping baskets, fabric toys, not to mention leather leashes and collars... When it comes to the comfort of our pets, the Spanish brand doesn't do things by halves. ...

23
Dec
2021

James Whistler at the Musée d'Orsay: 5 good reasons to visit this exhibition

s portrait, the painter went so far as to imagine the dress she is wearing. The flowers that surround his model are one with those of her dress, whose fabric cascades down her back. This painting is one of three great portraits presented in this exhibition, along with the portrait of Rosa Cord ...

22
Feb
2022

Clohars-Carnoët: first Breton town to obtain the European City of Sport label

small Breton town in South Finistère. But it has a particularity: sports practice occupies a place of choice there, thanks to a rich local associative fabric and to many facilities dedicated to the practice of various sports. For these reasons, it is the first commune in Brittany to have been aw ...

29
Mar
2022

Swimsuit: women prefer the one-piece swimsuit

you can dare the trikini, a kind of one-piece particularly sexy! In this model that reveals the waist and part of the belly, only a thin strip of fabric connects the top to the bottom of the bikini. The back is also very bare. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Fr ...

28
June
2022

The menstrual swimsuit: how does it work?

1, swimwear manufacturers decided to offer models that can be worn during menstruation as well. Specifically, menstrual swimsuits include in their fabric: - an absorbent core that captures and holds the flow - a waterproof membrane that prevents leakage. While it's perfectly fine to ...

21
July
2022

5 tips for organizing an eco-friendly picnic

nstead of carrying plastic water bottles. All reusable cutlery and accessories help reduce the waste associated with your outdoor meal. 2- Choose fabric over paper A second tip for limiting picnic-related waste is to replace paper with cloth, especially for the tablecloth and napkins. The tra ...

26
July
2022

Bed linen: how to wash a pillow?

se types of yellow stains, you can take advantage of cleaning every couple of months to remove the stains with stain remover. You can also make the fabric whiter by soaking the pillow in a basin of hot water with a glass of 30% hydrogen peroxide. If you want to use a more natural trick, replac ...

19
Aug
2022