Bedecor's home textile knowledge: five tips on woven fabrics ~

Bedecor's home textile knowledge: five tips on woven fabrics ~

Woven fabrics are made by interlacing yarns in the warp and weft direction on a weaving machine in the form of a head shuttle, and are generally organised in three main categories - plain, twill and satin - and their variations.



The composition can be divided into mulberry silk and polyester imitation silk. The warp and weft yarns are made with two different twist directions of S and Z twist. The warp and weft yarns are arranged according to 2S and 2Z (two left and two right) and interwoven in plain weave, the warp and weft of the fabric is very small. The fabric style is mostly warp and weft sparse and rough and wrinkled.

Georgette is light, transparent, soft to the touch, elastic, breathable and drapey, and has a great elasticity of stretch, making it comfortable to wear. The lightness, weight, thickness, thinness, transparency and crepe effect of georgette yarns depend mainly on the thickness of the threads, the number of merges, the twist and the density of the warp and weft.


The difference between chiffon and chiffon is that chiffon is smooth and wrinkle-free, and rarely wrinkles; however, chiffon is generally wrinkled.

"Chiffon" is a textile process, is a strong twist crepe warp, crepe weft fabric a process, classification there are real silk chiffon and simulation silk chiffon.

1.Silk Chiffon

The general composition is 100% polyester (chemical fiber class), whose famous representative is georgette.

Texture characteristics: light, soft, natural drape, good skin feeling, but simulation silk chiffon because it is pure chemical fiber, it is not easy to wash many times fade, not afraid of exposure to the sun, easy to take care of, machine washable, firmness is better. chiffon

The composition is 100% mulberry silk (natural fibres), which is good for the skin, cool and breathable, and absorbs moisture. Silk chiffon will turn grey and light after too much washing and cannot be exposed to the sun. Hand wash, easy to tangle yarn.



Polyester-cotton is made of polyester yarn for the warp and cotton yarn for the weft, interwoven on a jet loom, ideal for casual wear and fashion. Available in plain, twill and satin. The fabric is lustrous, smooth and full to the touch, and is mostly used for windbreakers, cotton garments and jackets.



Nylon cotton


Nylon yarn is interwoven with pure cotton yarn on a jet loom and is ideal for casual wear and fashion. It is available in plain, twill, satin, matte, plaid and jacquard. The fabric has a beautiful lustre and a smooth feel. It is mostly used for windbreakers, cotton garments, jackets and other styles.



Nylon polyester spinning is a kind of nylon yarn interwoven with glossy polyester yarn, diversified tissues, shimmering variations, showing dazzling light under glistening sunlight or colourful neon lights, rendering rich colours, after dyeing and finishing, processed with waterproof, anti-static, anti-pill, etc. The main specifications include plain, coarse, fine twill, plaid, etc.

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