Chambray

A lightweight fabric which looks like a very fine denim and incorporates a colored warp and white weft.
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weave

 Plain weave.

 

fiber

 Mostly cotton, also silk, or synthetic fibers.

 

Fabric design

Dyed warp and white weft create distinctive denim-like colouration. The variations include stripes and checks as well as dobby-woven patterns.

 

hand

 Soft.

 

fabric drape

 Drapes well.

 

fabric weight

Light to moderately heavy weights.

 


 

match

Looks like denim, but is constructed in a plain weave and the underside looks similar to the face (in denim the underside is lighter and has a distinctive diagonal rib).

history

Originally made of linen and originated from Cambrai, a linen weaving town in Northern France.

 


 Best use for:

 

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Children’s wear, dresses, shirts and blouses, sportswear, skirts, household items.

 


 

More images of chambray fabric

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