Challis

A thin, lightweight, soft, sheer material, matte in texture and rather pliable,  with a slightly brushed surface.

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weave

Open plain weave.

 

fiber

 Silk-and-wool blend,  cotton, silk, wool, rayon.

 

fabric face

 Matte, sheer, fine.

 

Fabric design

 Commonly printed in floral pattern. Challis is one of the few printed wools.

 

hand

 Very soft.

 

fabric drape

 Fluid beautiful drape.

 

fabric weight

Lightweight fabric.


 

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 Best use for:

 

summer dressesblouseskirtcomforterssportswearnecktie

Dresses, blouses, skirts, comforters, kimonos, neckties, and sportswear.

 

 


 

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Wool challis

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Rayon challis

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