Cambric is a thin, fine, lightweight fabric originally made of linen, now mostly of cotton.
Plain weave, fine yarn, calendered for glossy finish.
Cotton and linen.
Smooth, opaque and glossy surface.
Unbleached or dyed, in solid colors or mainly floral designs.
Soft, fine and dense.
The finest cambric is similar to lawn or batiste, the heavier cambric is close to fine muslin.
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:
Shirtings, dresses, linens, handkerchieves, design testing.
Emboridery, lace and needlework.
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