Template talk:Fabric

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"Textile fibers" seems off, since both asbestos and sinew are listed here.

Textile fibers section[edit]

Do we really need this? It is just an abbreviated list of fibers, and seems to serve only to make the template longer, in my opinion. We already have a link to fiber at the bottom in 'related'. Also many of the fibers listed are rarely used in fabric. Loggie (talk) 17:54, 17 August 2009 (UTC)

I disagree, this section is both necessary and invaluable. The vest majority of the textiles mentioned are used frequently in fabrics. Perhaps not by high street retailers, but often by designers. Further, those fabrics that aren't commonly used, of which there are very few, have a great historical relevance to the history of textiles. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:32, 19 October 2011 (UTC)