Dobby is a decorative weave characterised by small geometric patterns woven over the surface and adding extra texture in the cloth.
Usually a satin ground and a dobby weave for a pattern. The fabric is woven on the dobby loom that raises and lowers the warp threads individually, wich allows additional yarns to be woven into a fabric.
Strength and luster. Raised texture of a pattern.
Small regular geometric patterns.
Any hand feels.
Jacquard (characterised by large-scale and curving patterns)
Historically made of felted wool
Best use for:
Mainly shirting, summer dresses & skirts, formal dresses.
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