How is canvas made?



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    Most canvas available today is made of cotton. It is made in a way that is similar to weaving denim. A “plain-weave” is used to make canvas which is a basic criss-cross pattern to hold the cotton threads together. The tighter the weave, the stronger the canvas.

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    Yes, the previous answer has said most modern canvas is made of cotton. However, there are some manufacturers that make canvas out of linen and hemp. Cotton is preffered because of its stretchability and because there are abundant resouces to find cotton around the world, with the China and the US being the most dominant in that industry.

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