Broadcloth

Broadcloth is a tightly woven fabric with an unbalanced weave that creates a very fine horizontal rib.

Broadcloth main

 

weave

 Plain weave; then go through a milling process in order to reduce the cloth width

 

fiber

 Cotton and cotton blends.

 

fabric face

 Has very little sheen; dense, durable, breezy.

 

Fabric design

 Solid colors

 

hand

 Very smooth and silky. From stiff and crisp to soft.

 

fabric drape

 Stiff drape.

 

fabric weight

Light weight fabric.


 

match

Like poplin but leighter

 

history

Historically made of felted wool

 


 Best use for:

 

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Shirtings, summer dresses & skirts, formal dresses.

 

embroidery

Suites for embroidery, quilting, draperies

 

 


 

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Read more about broadcloth fabric

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