Chenille fabric gets its name by the way in which the fabric is manufactured. Chenille fabric is made by forming a tightly wound core for the yarn. Piles, which are short lengths of yarn, are wrapped around this core, causing its edges to stand on right angles from the centre of the fabric.
If you want a pop of Some special fun fabric, you can do that with facings too. In general, I suppose you want you lining fabric to be lighter weight than your fashion fabric and not to show through. although you could line lace with a contrasting fabric for fun, so there are no hard and fast rules, just what works for your needs at the time.
Fantastic Down-Alternative Winter Coats While we could chat all day about the cruelty of down and the beauty of synthetically-insulated coats, we think it’s best to just drive headfirst into some of the wonderful down-alternative coats out there on the market right now.
While these polys are sold as fashion fabric, some are a perfect weight and economical option to use in place of silk charmeuse. The above skirt with a printed lining was made in the Craftsy class Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt. Lightweight cottons. Lightweight cotton fabrics have many names: voile, batiste or lawn.