Calico

Calico is a fabric made from unbleached and often not fully processed cotton, and looks like it is very close to its natural form.

calico fabric

 

weave

 Plain weave, tightly woven.

 

fiber

 Cotton.

 

fabric face

 There are small flecks throughout, which are little pieces of cotton seeds. Produced in solid colors and floral designs.

 

hand

Somewhat coarse, tough and sturdy, but less thick than canvas or denim. Holds up well.

 

fabric drape

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fabric weight

Light-weight fabric.


 

match

Similar to canvas, but lighter and smoother

 

history

Оriginated in Calicut, India

 

 


 Best use for calico:

summer dressesbagfitting

Sample clothing, dresses, bags.

 

 

Curtains

 

Curtains.

 

embroidery

Quilting and patchwork.

 

 


 

More images of calico fabric

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