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Types of Cotton Fabric

Batiste​
Batiste​

Batiste is a balanced plain weave, a fine cloth made from cotton or linen such as cambric. Batiste was often used as a lining fabric for high-quality garments. Batiste is also used for handkerchiefs (cotton batiste) and lingerie (batiste de soie).

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Broadcloth​
Broadcloth​

Bring rich solids, flirty florals, and bold geometric prints to your garment sewing. Broadcloth isn’t just for quilting! Here, you will find the fabric you need to make the perfect dress, skirt, or top. If you have extra fabric, broadcloth makes the perfect breathable lining.

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Canvas​
Canvas​

Early canvas was made of linen, sturdy brownish fabric of considerable strength. Linen is particularly suitable for the use of oil paint. In the early 20th century, cotton canvas, often referred to as "cotton duck", came into use.

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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.

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Chintz​
Chintz​

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Corduroy​
Corduroy​

A sturdy cotton fabric with soft vertical ridges called wales or cords. Depending on the weight of the fabric, which is defined by the number of wales per inch, corduroy can be used in dresses, shirts, pants, coats and upholstery.

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Damask​
Damask​

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Dimity​
Dimity​

Dimity Our lightweight range of dimity fabric is perfect for summer dresses, blouses, aprons, curtains, bedspreads, scarves, wedding apparel, baby clothes, costumes and much more. We even have patterned dimity fabrics to add a little character to your project.

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Flannel​
Flannel​

Flannel is a type of fabric that can be made from various fibres like cotton, wool or vegetable etc. The characteristic feature of flannel is the nap or hairiness - this was achieved by used combed cotton (as compared to carded which is finer).

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Gingham​
Gingham​

Gingham is a printed or dyed fabric that is known for its checked patterns of white and a bold color. The size of the checks can vary, and although it typically is found with the checks appearing in horizontal rows and vertical columns, the checks also can appear to be arranged diagonally.

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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-thread-count yarns, which results in a silky, untextured feel. The fabric is made using either combed or carded yarns.

Organdy​
Organdy​

Cotton Organdy is a semi-sheer fabric that is light and crisp. It is used primarily as an underlining in bridal gowns and historical reenactment period garb as well as an interfacing for fine garments.

Percale​
Percale​

Percale is usually either all cotton or a cotton and polyester blend. The full-cotton version of percale tends to wrinkle, and it can also shrink the first time it is washed. The cotton and polyester version of the percale fiber has the same soft but crisp feeling when touched.

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Plain Weave​
Plain Weave​

Plain Weave Plain Weave The most basic and common type of weave, where the horizontal (weft) yarns alternately pass over and under the vertical (warp) yarns to create strong, hard-wearing fashion and furnishing fabrics.

Poplin​
Poplin​

Poplin is a strong and tightly woven cotton fabric that is used for clothing and crafting. This fabric uses a plain weave similar to quilting cotton but is less susceptible to wrinkling and easier to iron.

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Sateen​
Sateen​

Sateen is a fabric made using a satin weave structure but made with spun yarns instead of filament. The sheen and softer feel of sateen is produced through the satin weave structure.

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Terrycloth​
Terrycloth​

Terrycloth, terry cloth, terry cotton, terry towelling, terry, or simply towelling is a fabric with loops that can absorb large amounts of water. It can be manufactured by weaving or knitting.

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Twill​
Twill​

Twill is a type of a weave made from any type of fiber- silk, polyester, cotton, etc- identified by diagonal, parralel ridges; cotton twill is the fabric woven using this technique from the raw cotton.

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Velvet​
Velvet​

Cotton is also used to make velvet, though this often results in a less luxurious fabric. Velvet can also be made from fibers such as linen, mohair, and wool. A cloth made by the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo from raffia is often referred to as "Kuba velvet".

Voile​
Voile​

Voile is a 100% cotton semi-sheer lightweight fabric that has wonderful drape. Because it is so lightweight, cotton voile is perfect for creating flowing dresses, blouses, tunics, and skirts that are perfect for warm weather.

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