Category:Fabrics

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COMMON FABRIC

  • acrylic A warm, light, wool-like synthetic fabric.
  • Aertex This is a trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwears.
  • alpaca A thin glossy fabric made of the wool of the alpaca, or rayon, or cotton imitation.
  • baize A bright green fabric napped to resemble felt.
  • basket weave A cloth woven of two or more threads interlaced to form the weave of a basket.
  • batik A dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted.
  • batiste A thin plain-weave cotton or linen fabric; used for shirts or dresses.
  • belting A the material of which belts are made.
  • boucle A fabric of uneven yarn that has an uneven knobby effect.
  • broadcloth A closely woven silk or synthetic fabric with a narrow crosswise rib.
  • broadcloth A densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish.
  • brocade A thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern.
  • buckram A coarse cotton fabric stiffenedwith glue; used to stiffen clothing and bookbinding.
  • bunting A loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
  • calico A cotton textile that originated from India. It is plain-woven, unbleached and unprocessed. Often it is used to woodblock print floral patterns.
  • cambric A fabric that has been calendered. It is made of cotton or linen and obtains a plain weave cloth. It is often convenient for lace and needlework.
  • camelhair A cloth made of speciality hair fibers, those of the Bactrian camel, and woven into a textile known as haircloth. This is typically used for upholstery or sturdier outerwear.
  • camlet A woven textile that may have originally not been camel, but Angora goat instead.
  • camouflage Typically a biological reference to animalia that practice concealment within their environment. Armed forces and hunters have essentially formed their gear around this concept. Camouflage textiles have entered the fashion industry in the 90's and are a medium weight polyesther cotton blend fabric.
  • canopy
  • canvas
  • cashmere
  • cerecloth
  • challis
  • chambray
  • chenille
  • chiffon a light airy see through fabric
  • chino
  • chintz
  • coating
  • corduroy
  • cotton a light solid or patterned fabric, washable
  • canton flannel
  • crepe
  • cretonne
  • crinoline
  • damask
  • denim
  • diamante
  • diaper
  • dimity
  • doeskin
  • drapery
  • duck
  • duffel
  • elastic
  • etamine
  • faille
  • felt a thicker soft crafting fabric
  • fiber
  • flannel
  • flannelette
  • fleece
  • foulard
  • frieze
  • fustian
  • gabardine
  • georgette
  • gingham
  • grogram
  • grosgrain
  • linen A fabric that is woven from fibers of the flax plant to create a weave that resembles a linear pattern. Linen textiles are some of the oldest in the world and are known for its airy, light feel when worn. It is resistant to fabric insects and wrinkles very easily due to its absence of elasticity.
  • tulle

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