Modal Fabric

12 Benefits to Using and Wearing Modal Fabric

Modal is considered a luxury textile and is often used to blend with other fabrics to give a high-end feel with its lightness and softness. It has become very popular among eco-conscious fashion designers.

  1. Stretchy. Modal’s flexibility makes it ideal for items like t-shirts and athletic wear.
  2. Soft. Modal l has an incredible soft touch, and is often used for bed sheets,pajamas and undergarments.
  3. Breathable. Modal is great for sports clothing and everyday clothes because the fabric’s weave is very breathable.
  4. Water absorbent. Modal is 50% more absorbent than cotton; micropores inside the fabric absorb any water or sweat they come into contact with.
  5. Durable. Modal is very strong because of the tight weave and the long fibers and is therefore used for garments and housewares that receive regular use.
  6. Drapes well. Similar to rayon and other silk alternatives, modal has a beautiful drape that makes it ideal for clothing and decoration.
  7. Eco-friendly. Modal is made from regenerative plants and there are fewer chemicals used in the production process than with other types of rayon.
  8. Doesn’t pill. The fabric resists pilling and has a smooth finish that makes it ideal for everyday wear and use.
  9. Color fast. The fabric absorbs dye in warm water and does not bleed dye during the laundering process.
  10. Doesn’t shrink. Unlike most forms of rayon, modal is much less likely to shrink in the wash.
  11. Biodegradable. Modal is completely biodegradable.
  12. Doesn’t crease. Modal resists wrinkles and will stay smooth with minimal ironing.

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