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Vietnamese
Silk Fabric Market
in Vietnam

Hi, thanks for showing an interest in Vietnamese silk fabric market in Vietnam. Our team has experience sourcing Vietnamese silk locally in Vietnam. Below are examples of silk fabric Vietnam is famous for. If you don’t see your exact fabric then let’s work together to design it. Ask us about our fabric development services. Our sustainable fabric technicians based in Ho Chi Minh City are standing by to discover your perfect silk Eco fabric.
 
 
A few years ago, we started focusing on Eco friendly fabrics like Vietnamese silk fabric. The journey has been challenging because silk yarn suppliers have very high minimum order quantities (MOQ). For example a typical MOQ for yarn is 5,000 kg. This quantity will make around 15,000 meters of fabric. Is it too much for you? If yes, don’t worry, we have a solution. We have available stock of Eco yarns in our sister company www.greenyarn.vn to accommodate small orders. Contact us for more details about Vietnamese silk fabric market in Vietnam.

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Material: 100% Vietnamese silk

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Silk is a natural,

soft and light fiber made from the cocoons of the mulberry tree silkworms. Its use dates back more than 8,000 years ago in Asia. Silk was a symbol of wealth and power. During the 2nd century, silk was one of the first products exchanged between China and the West, hence the legendary “Silk Road”. If you visit the Vietnamese silk fabric market in Vietnam then you will hear stories about Chinese silk for sure.
 
 
Global silk production is concentrated in a handful of countries – China, India, Uzbekistan, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. In 2017, Vietnam was the 2nd largest silk exporter in Asia and the 4th in the world.
 
 
Silk weaving is one of the oldest industries in Vietnam. It has been a traditional handicraft in the country for thousands of years. Tourists come to visit the thousand-year-old craft villages and to discover the Vietnamese art of making silk. There are two well-known areas for silk production. One area is Bao Loc, Lam Dong, a province in the South of the country. It is the “capital” of silk production in Vietnam. The second is Van Phuc, in Ha Dong, an urban district of Hanoi. It is the best-known tourist destination for visiting silk vendors in Vietnam. Visit a Vietnamese silk fabric market in Vietnam and you will enjoy.
 
 
Silk is a luxurious fabric used in high-end fashion because of its rarity of production, softness, and elegant appearance. You can buy silk scarves, shirts, blouses, dresses, gloves, pyjamas, socks, and even sleeping bags.
 
 
Silk sleeping bags illustrate the benefits of silk well. Silk responds to temperature. It keeps us warm when it is cold and cool when it is hot. Depending on the temperature, silk either draws heat away from the body or retains it. During cold winters, silk fibers limit body heat loss. In summer, they wick excess heat away from the body, allowing the sleeper to stay cool and comfortable. In a Vietnamese silk fabric market in Vietnam you will see sleeping bags in many beautiful colors.
 
 

How is silk fabricated?

The silk industry has expanded greatly during the last century yet the techniques have not changed much. Modern machines now help workers spin the fibers but the mechanics remain the same. The majority of silk weaving in Vietnam is still by hand and using wooden looms.
 
 
The first step to make silk is to raise silkworms. The silkworms feed on mulberry leaves and they grow very fast. A fully-grown silkworm is the size of a human finger. After 25 to 30 days of eating, it is time to metamorphose into a moth. The silkworms start releasing a silk filament from their body to spin a cocoon to protect themselves during the transformation.
 
 
The silk must be collected before the silkworms finish transforming and break out of the silk cocoon. It takes about a week for silkworms to build their cocoon and metamorphose. When the cocoons are completed, the silk is extracted by plunging the cocoons into boiling water to dissolve the gum that holds it together. The chrysalis — the middle stage of a butterfly’s metamorphosis — is killed in the cocoon. It takes about 15 cocoons to obtain 1 gram of raw silk. The silk thread can measure from 500 to 1500 meters.
 
 
The last step is weaving. Skilled craftsmen interlace 5 to 10 sets of threads around each other on wooden looms to create distinctive patterns and silk fabric for tailoring.
 
 

Dyeing Silk

To give the fabric its colors, dyes are applied either to raw or spun silk, or to finished woven fabrics. Silk can naturally have different colors depending on the temperature to which it is heated. The heating can be done while the silk is yarn or fabric. Silk can be shades of green and yellow without any dyeing.

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Chapter 1 – 46 Sources of Eco fabrics
Chapter 2 – Eco influencers
Chapter 3 – Eco vs sustainability
Chapter 4 – The mystery of Eco
Chapter 5 – Why most fabrics are not Eco
Chapter 6 – How to check Eco
Chapter 7 – Advances in fabric dyeing
Chapter 8 – 6 Eco fabric wholesalers
Chapter 9 – 2 Hemp factories
Chapter 10 – 3 Recycled polyester factories
Chapter 11 – 1 Recycled cotton supplier
Chapter 12 – 2 Bamboo factories
Chapter 13 – 3 Rayon factories
Chapter 14 – 6 Eco sewing factories
Chapter 15 – 12 Eco fabrics in 2019

 

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