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Cotton Lycra Fabrics at Coverplay

Coverplay offers many of its designs and yard covers in cotton lycra fabrics. Never heard of lycra before? It is a really great fabric to use, and here is some general information about it.*

“Garments made with Lycra® have a number of advantages besides being able to stretch. Lycra® allows garments to be more lightweight, comfortable and breathable. It is quick drying and dyes very well, and it is resistant to bacteria, ultraviolet (UV) rays and chlorine. Static cling and pilling are eliminated in garments with Lycra®. Though stretch fabrics are not as durable as fabrics without spandex, Lycra® is the most durable alternative, offering a great improvement over rubber.

“It is quite rare to find undergarments, swimsuits and athletic apparel made without spandex these days, but Lycra® is used in a much wider range of clothing types. One of its most valuable uses is in orthopedic compression garments. Recently, Indian designer Deepika Govind has updated the traditional sari by using fabrics made with Lycra®. One of the newest innovations in spandex is black Lycra®, used in a new line of La Perla undergarments for women. Black Lycra® is naturally black, making for an extremely intense and uniform black fabric that resists fading.”

So if you want your child to receive the best of both Coverplay and cotton lycra, you are in luck! Shop at Coverplay today!