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Types of Cotton

Batiste​
Batiste​

Batiste is a fine cloth made from cotton, wool, polyester, or a blend, and the softest of the lightweight opaque fabrics.

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Broadcloth
Broadcloth

In the United States, broadcloth can be an alternative name for a specific type of cotton or cotton-blend poplin, which was first introduced to the States from Britain in the early 1920s, and renamed broadcloth for the American market.

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Broadcloth​
Broadcloth​

In the United States, broadcloth can be an alternative name for a specific type of cotton or cotton-blend poplin, which was first introduced to the States from Britain in the early 1920s, and renamed broadcloth for the American market.

Chenille ​Fabric​
Chenille ​Fabric​

Chenille is made from cotton, silk, rayon or wool. It has a velvety texture, and it comes in yarn or fabric form. The yarn is thick and soft, while the fabric has a protruding pile and is made from the chenille yarn. Most commonly, chenille yarn is used for embroidery, trimmings and fringing because ...

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Chintz​
Chintz​

Chintz jacket and neckerchief with glazed printed cotton petticoat. 1770–1800. MoMu, Antwerp. Chintz (from the plural of chint) was originally glazed calico textiles, initially specifically those imported from India, printed with designs featuring flowers and other patterns in different colours, typically on a light plain background.

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Damask
Damask

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Damask​
Damask​

When you’re feeling regal, reach for damask. It’s a patterned cotton fabric made on a jacquard loom that’s often used in decorative fabrics and fine apparel. It’s a patterned cotton fabric made on a jacquard loom that’s often used in decorative fabrics and fine apparel.

Dimity
Dimity

Dimity is a lightweight, sheer cotton fabric, used historically, having at least two warp threads thrown into relief to form fine cords. It is a cloth commonly employed for bed upholstery and curtains, and usually white, though sometimes a pattern is printed on it in colors.

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Dimity​
Dimity​

Dimity is a lightweight, sheer cotton fabric, used historically, having at least two warp threads thrown into relief to form fine cords. It is a cloth commonly employed for bed upholstery and curtains, and usually white, though sometimes a pattern is printed on it in colors.

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Lawn Cloth
Lawn Cloth

Lawn cloth or lawn is a plain weave textile, originally of linen but now chiefly cotton. Lawn is designed using fine, high count yarns, which results in a silky, untextured feel. The fabric is made using either combed or carded yarns.

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Organdy​
Organdy​

Organdy or organdie is the sheerest and crispest cotton cloth made. Combed yarns contribute to its appearance.

Percale​
Percale​

Could you review the different types of cotton sheets and thread counts? There are so many types of cotton -- some like sandpaper and others like silk. What is the difference between combed cotton, Egyptian, percale, supima, and sateen?--Donna Coppola, Basking Ridge, NJ Shopping for bed linens means ...

Plain Weave
Plain Weave

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Plain Weave​
Plain Weave​

See how cotton is the fabric of your life. Your destination for everything from fashion inspiration to fiber information. See how cotton is the fabric of your life.

Poplin
Poplin

Poplin, also called tabinet (or tabbinet) [citation needed], is a strong fabric in a plain weave of any fiber or blend, with crosswise ribs that typically give a corded surface. Poplin traditionally consisted of a silk warp with a weft of worsted yarn.

Poplin​
Poplin​

Poplin, also called tabinet (or tabbinet) [citation needed], is a strong fabric in a plain weave of any fiber or blend, with crosswise ribs that typically give a corded surface. Poplin traditionally consisted of a silk warp with a weft of worsted yarn.

Sateen
Sateen

Sateen sheets are 100 percent cotton sheets with a high thread count and a lustrous sheen. They are woven from combed, carded, or long-fiber cotton threads that are then mercerized, meaning they’re soaked in lye and then in acid.

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Sateen​
Sateen​

About Sateen Sheets. Sateen sheets are 100 percent cotton sheets with a high thread count and a lustrous sheen. They are woven from combed, carded, or long-fiber cotton threads that are then mercerized, meaning they’re soaked in lye and then in acid.

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Terrycloth​
Terrycloth​

Cotton and terrycloth robes are choices that, when fabricated from good materials, will last through many wash cycles, providing a durability that will span years. As the two mainstay materials for bathrobes, cotton and terry are fabrics that deserve serious attention.

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