Miracle fibers from the test tube- that's what the ads say. And in lots of ways, the new fibers do perform miraculously. The names are familiar- nylon, Dacron, Orlon, Acrilan, Dynel, Arnel. Add to these the resin-treated cottons and rayon. For through this treatment, these old fibers have been given a new behavior pattern.
Lewis, Harriet W. and Brooks, Winona N.
"How to Sew on the New Fabrics,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 10
, Article 6.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol10/iss11/6