A woven fabric is composed of two basic series of yarn called warp and weft.
Fabrics which are constructed by interlocking a series of a loop of one or more yarns by hand or by machine are called knitted Fabrics.
It is produced by mixing fibers and making into the form of a thick layer of a web of a width corresponding to the desired width of the fabric.
Braids, Lace, Netting, Felt etc
The fibers obtained from nature are usually called natural fibers. They are fibers that are produced by animals, plants, and geological processes.
A large number of natural sources of cellulose content are often used to produce textile products. Various fiber producing plants and animals are commercially grown and raised in order to meet the growing requirements of textile products.
Readily and commercially available textile fabrics made with natural fibers are described below by the source of fibers.
Comfortable in both hot and cold condition, the leather fabric is not affected by surrounding temperature. Durable, luxurious and sustainable, it is pleasant to touch and comfortable, the leather fabric is soft, elastic and firm..
Silk is a natural fiber produced by the silk worm, an insect, as a material for their nests and cocoons. Silk is best know for its softness, shine, luxuriousness and drape. It is an incredibly durable and strong material with a beautiful drape and sheen. Silk is used for formal attire, accessories, bedding, upholstery, and more.
Natural wool is woven from animal fur, which is a great natural insulator and really easy to dye into many different colors.
Wool fabrics can be a cross between rugged tweeds and wool challis, and sometimes both weaves are incorporated in certain clothing.
Modal fabric is a semi-synthetic fabric made from beech tree pulp that is used primarily for clothing, such as underwear and pajamas, and household items, like bed sheets and towels. Modal is a form of rayon, another plant-based textile, though it is slightly more durable and flexible than rayon. Modal is often blended with other fibers like cotton and spandex for added strength. Modal is considered a luxurious textile thanks to both its soft feel and high cost, as it is more expensive than either cotton or viscose.
Velvet is a soft, luxurious fabric that is characterized by a dense pile of evenly cut fibers that have a smooth nap. Velvet has a beautiful drape and a unique soft and shiny appearance due to the characteristics of the short pile fibers. Velvet fabric is popular for evening wear and dresses for special occasions, as the fabric was initially made from silk. Cotton, linen, wool, mohair, and synthetic fibers can also be used to make velvet, making velvet less expensive and incorporated into daily-wear clothes. Velvet is also a fixture of home decor, where it’s used as upholstery fabric, curtains, pillows, and more.
Viscose is a semi-synthetic type of rayon fabric made from wood pulp that is used as a silk substitute, as it has a similar drape and smooth feel to the luxury material. It is a silk-like fabric and is appealing because it is much cheaper to produce. Viscose is a versatile fabric used for clothing items such as blouses, dresses, and jackets, and around the home in carpets and upholstery.