What is the difference between fiber and fabric?
Your friend is right.
Fabric is made from fibres.
- A fibre is a long strong thread, which is obtained from natural sources or man- made sources.
- Fabric is a cloth typically produced by weaving or knitting fibres.
More to know:
Fibres are classified into two types
- Natural fibres (Plant fibres and Animal fibres) 2. Synthetic fibres.
- Plant fibres are obtained from plants. e.g., jute.
- Animal fibres are obtained from animals, e.g., silk and wool.
- Fibres which are made by the human are Man-made or Synthetic Fibres, e.g., Rayon.
@ Abhishek: Good answer. Keep posting!
Fiber is what fabric is made of. The fibers can be plant, as in cotton and linen; animal, as in wool, insect, as in silk; or man made, as in nylon. For the manufacture of fabric the fiber is first spun into thread or yarn, and then woven into cloth.
Felt is made by taking wool fiber and getting it wet, then squeezing all the moisture our of it. The fibers stick together