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Types of Linen

Broadcloth​
Broadcloth​

Broadcloth is a dense, plain woven cloth, historically made of wool. The defining characteristic of Broadcloth is not its finished width, but the fact that it was woven much wider (typically 50 - 75% wider than its finished width) and then heavily milled (traditionally the cloth was worked by heavy wooden trip hammers in hot soapy water) in order to shrink it to the required width.

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Brocade​
Brocade​

Browse our linen collection and indulge in what we have chosen to represent the latest and most fashionable textures and fabrics. Check out the Event Gallery and Featured Combinations for inspiration, then have fun using the Swatchbook Tool to create your own designs.

Calico​
Calico​

Calico printers at work are depicted in one of the stained glass windows made by Stephen Adam for the Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow. Confusingly, linen and silk printed this way were known as linen calicoes and silk calicoes.

Cambric​
Cambric​

Cambric was originally a kind of fine white plain-weave linen cloth made at or near Cambrai. The word comes from Kameryk or Kamerijk, the Flemish name of Cambrai, which became part of France in 1677. The word is attested since 1530. It is a synonym of the French word batiste, itself attested since 1590.

Canvas​
Canvas​

Linen Linen is strong and durable, and remains the preferred surface for many artists but it is expensive. It is made from the fibres of the flax plant and top quality flax is harvested mainly in Western Europe. If you want your painting to last then a linen canvas is a sound investment.

Cashmere ​Wool​
Cashmere ​Wool​

Linen reacts to the season and the body in contact with the cloth to give the best of all circumstances. Linen is a natural insulator. It is valued for its ability to keep cool in the summer months and trap warmth in colder weather.

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Charmeuse​
Charmeuse​

A favorite luxury fabric for centuries, charmeuse is traditionally made from 100 percent silk, though recently the definition of charmeuse fabric has expanded to incorporate a less expensive polyester version.

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Chiffon​
Chiffon​

Chiffon (French: ; English: / ʃ ɪ ˈ f ɒ n /, shif-ON (French chiffe cloth, or rag; Arabic شف šīff transparent, diaphanous, translucent fabric, or gauze; (عن 'an s.th.) to shimmer through, reveal) is a lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric, or gauze, woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns.

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Chintz​
Chintz​

Linen Chintz fabric is a beautiful, crisp, linen & cotton mix with a subtle glazed finish. A fine, lightweight Italian fabric, Linen Chintz is a perfect curtain fabric and particularly well suited as a wave curtain fabric.

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Corduroy​
Corduroy​

Corduroy is a textile with a distinct pattern, a "cord" or wale. Modern corduroy is most commonly composed of tufted cords, sometimes exhibiting a channel (bare to the base fabric) between the tufts. Corduroy is, in essence, a ridged form of velvet. Both velvet and corduroy derive from fustian fabric.

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Cotton​
Cotton​

Cotton vs. Linen – What's the Difference? Brahms Mount is the only textile mill weaving linen in the United States While cotton, from the cotton plant, and linen, from the flax plant, are both natural plant fibers (cellulose), there are many differences between them.

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Cotton Duck​
Cotton Duck​

Cotton duck - (from Dutch doek,"linen canvas"), also simply duck, sometimes duck cloth or duck canvas, commonly called "canvas" outside the textile industry, is a heavy, plain woven cotton fabric. There is also linen duck, which is less often used.

Crêpe​
Crêpe​

Linen reacts to the season and the body in contact with the cloth to give the best of all circumstances. Linen is a natural insulator. It is valued for its ability to keep cool in the summer months and trap warmth in colder weather.

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Damask​
Damask​

Damask (/ ˈ d æ m ə s k /; Arabic: دمشق ‎) is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibres, with a pattern formed by weaving. Damasks are woven with one warp yarn and one weft yarn, usually with the pattern in warp-faced satin weave and the ground in weft-faced or sateen weave.

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Denim​
Denim​

Denim or linen Thank you for visiting our website! Below you will be able to find the answer to Denim or linen crossword clue which was last seen on New York Times Crossword, May 8 2017.

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Felt​
Felt​

Felt is a textile material that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers together. Felt can be made of natural fibers such as wool or animal fur, or from synthetic fibers such as petroleum-based acrylic or acrylonitrile or wood pulp-based rayon. Blended fibers are also common.

Flannel​
Flannel​

Flannel has an impressive ability to hold in heat and insulate and yet it can still be breathable enough to wick moisture away. But what most people don't understand is that flannel is a fabric, not a pattern. For instance, it's very common to think that plaid shirts are flannel shirts. Or that a flannel bedsheet in a solid hue isn't a real flannel.

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Georgette​
Georgette​

Georgette is a light-weight, crinkled and sheer fabric, displaying an overall bouncy look. A strong absorbent, Georgette is easy to dye and has dull-rough texture. Georgette is woven in highly twisted yarns of S & Z, in both warp and weft. Georgette is woven in two forms: Pure and Faux.

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Hessian Fabric​
Hessian Fabric​

Hessian is used to wrap the exposed roots of trees and shrubs when transplanting and also for erosion control on steep slopes. One major advantage of hessian jute fabric is that, because it is made entirely from natural vegetable fibers, it is completely biodegradable.

Jute​
Jute​

As nouns the difference between linen and jute is that linen is (lb) thread or cloth made from flax fiber while jute is the coarse, strong fiber of the east indian plant, , used to make mats, paper, gunny cloth etc.

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Linen​
Linen​

Linen reacts to the season and the body in contact with the cloth to give the best of all circumstances. Linen is a natural insulator. It is valued for its ability to keep cool in the summer months and trap warmth in colder weather.

Mohair​
Mohair​

Mohair is one of the oldest textile fibers in use. [citation needed] The Angora goat is thought to originate from the mountains of Tibet, reaching Turkey in the 16th century. However, fabric made of mohair was known in England as early as the 8th century.

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Muslin​
Muslin​

Muslin is a see also of linen. As nouns the difference between muslin and linen is that muslin is (textile) any of several varieties of thin cotton cloth while linen is (uncountable) thread or cloth made from flax fiber.

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Polyester​
Polyester​

Linen fibers are hollow, moving air and moisture naturally. During the colder months, layer linen blankets or a throw to retain heat and warmth from your body. Linen reacts to the season and the body in contact with the cloth to give the best of all circumstances. Linen is a natural insulator.

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.

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Rayon​
Rayon​

Telio Bamboo Rayon Linen Knit Denim Fabric. This gorgeous lightweight jersey knit fabric is sheer with a heathered slubby appearance. Made with Rayon from Bamboo and linen for a breathable natural fabric that will make a great addition to your wardrobe.

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Silk​
Silk​

Linen / ˈ l ɪ n ɪ n / is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant. Linen is laborious to manufacture, but the fiber is very absorbent and garments made of linen are valued for their exceptional coolness and freshness in hot weather.

Spandex​
Spandex​

Spandex, Lycra or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity. It is stronger and more durable than natural rubber. It is a polyether-polyurea copolymer that was invented in 1958 by chemist Joseph Shivers at DuPont's Benger Laboratory in Waynesboro, Virginia.

Velvet​
Velvet​

Written by Los Angeles Interior Designer Brooke Giannetti, Velvet and Linen is a blog about Brooke's life with her Architect husband (also known as Steve), her three children and her ever evolving design style.

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Wool​
Wool​

Linen reacts to the season and the body in contact with the cloth to give the best of all circumstances. Linen is a natural insulator. It is valued for its ability to keep cool in the summer months and trap warmth in colder weather.

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