How to identify natural, artificial, or synthetic fibers?


Dreamer, in this post, we will tell you how to identify natural, artificial or synthetic fibers; below, we will tell you how to achieve that.

It’s straightforward to identify them, so you only need the help of a daily use artifact…

The easiest way to recognize if our fabric is made with natural, artificial, or synthetic fibers is basically to burn a small piece of cloth to acknowledge the differences.

Continue reading to know the differences between these fabrics.

How do you identify them?

Artificial fibers

The artificial fibers are resistant to heat and do not burn so quickly; consequently, they give off a smell of burnt paper without becoming ashy. 


They are susceptible to the sun’s rays, so they fade with exposure to the sun.

Synthetic fibers

These types of fibers burn easily at shallow temperatures and become chewy, giving off a smell of burnt plastic.

Natural fibers

They burn easily; natural fibers burn with a bright flame, giving off a smell similar to burnt paper turning into ash.


It’s so easy to recognize them, are you agree? We hope this information has helped you so much and you take it into account in your following projects.

Make all the necessary tests to ensure which kind of fiber you will work because it’s essential to work with suitable fabrics for each project.

In the meantime, don’t forget to visit our Tips category, where you will find very useful hacks to take into account.

See you in another post with more information like this. Bye for now!

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