Cambric

Cambric is a thin, fine,  lightweight fabric originally made of linen, now mostly of cotton.

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weave

 Plain weave, fine yarn, calendered for glossy finish.

 

fiber

 Cotton and linen.

 

fabric face

 Smooth, opaque and glossy surface.

 

Fabric design

 Unbleached or dyed, in solid colors or mainly floral designs.

 

hand

 Soft, fine and dense.

 

fabric drape

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fabric weight

Lightweight fabric.


 

match

The finest cambric is similar to lawn or batiste, the heavier cambric is close to fine muslin.

 

history

Originated from French city of Cambrai, a linen center since medieval times, and initially was a kind of fine white plain-weave linen cloth.

 


 Best use for:

 

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Shirtings,  dresses, linens, handkerchieves, design testing.

 

embroidery

Emboridery, lace and needlework.

 

 


 

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Read more about cambric fabric

Lawn vs. Voile vs. Cambric vs. Poplin – what is the difference?

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