- A coarse twilled cloth, usually cotton, used for jeans, overalls, and work uniforms.
Distressed is used in furniture antiquing techniques as well as clothing.
- A medium weight, plain weave, and silk-like fabric with pronounced slub-filling yarns
(slub means yarns are uneven or nubby).
It is primarily used for dresses.
- A soft silk that is a plain woven, lightweight and sheer fabric containing highly
twisted filaments of yard. The fabric is used for scarves and evening gowns,
but can also be made from rayon and other synthetic fibers.
- The fibers of the flax plant, woven into fabrics that are cooler, stronger and more
absorbent than cotton.
-A fabric with soft, fuzzy yarns standing out around a velvety cord, whose name comes from the French word for "caterpillar." Used for bedspreads, rugs,
bathrobes and, more recently, loose-fitting sweaters.
-A warm, soft fabric made in tightly woven twill or plain weave, and finished with
a light napping. Derived from the Welsh word gwlanen, which means wool.
-A medium weight, plain weave, and silk-like fabric with pronounced slub-filling yarns (slub means yarns are uneven or nubby).
It is primarily used for dresses
-A strong, durable, closely woven cotton fabric popular for raincoats, handbags, and boots.
Originally made of unbleached hemp of flax used for sails, tents, etc.
-A medium to heavyweight woolen, twill weave fabric that is characterized by colored
stubby yarns, used for coats and suits.