Evolon is a unique micro-filament fabric combining excellent textile and mechanical properties. It feels like faux suede or a very short piled velvet, but is not as heavy, and does not fray. It handles like brushed cotton. It can be transfer dyed, painted with textile or acrylic paints, acid dyed. Machine or hand stitch to great effect. Use it to make post cards, quilts, textile jewellery and wearable art.
Tyvek is a non-woven material made from bonded spun polyethylene fibres, cuts like paper and does not fray. You can get great effects with the application of heat and adding Angelina Fibres. It can bubble,distort and shrink giving curious and tactile pieces that can then be sewn, glued etc. Many textile and design uses have been found for Tyvek. It can be slit, scored, die-cut, laminated, embossed and sewn, making it extremely versatile. Can be sprayed with Brusho mist spray and can be coloured. Use for costumes, fashion design etc. Can also be used as protective clothing.