Weekend funspiration: Delicate fabrics

1. Chiffon. A lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns. 2. Lace A netlike ornamental fabric made of threads by hand or machine. 3. Organza. A thin, plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from silk. 4. Satin. A fabric formed with a satin weave using filament fibres such as silk, nylon, or polyester 5. Georgette. A sheer, lightweight, dull-finished crêpe fabricnamed after the early 20th century French dressmaker Georgette de la Plante 6. Brocade. A class of richly decorative shuttle-wovenfabrics, often made in colored silks and with or without gold and silver threads. 7. TafettaA crisp, smooth, plain-woven fabric with a slight sheen, made of various fibres, such as silk, rayon, or nylon, and used especially for women's garments. 8. TissueA fine, very thin fabric, such as gauze. 9. SilkA fine, strong, soft lustrous fibre produced by silkworms in making cocoons and collected to make thread and fabric.


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