Crepe is a thin fabric that has many very small wrinkles, crimps or grains all over its surface
a) Plain-weave produced of two kinds of tightly-spun weft yarns;
b) Crepe weave – any weave producing small, irregular floats;
c) Wrinkles resulted from slack tension in the weaving, and then loosening or relaxing some warp threads;
d) The application of a special finish that causes the fabric to shrink.
Often silk or cotton, also wool or synthetic fiber.
Soft or hard; somewhat elastic.
Light- to heavy-weight fabrics.
Best use for:
Suiting, skirts, pants, jackets, children’s wear, underwear.