Velvet is a fabric characterized by a short soft dense warp pile.

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Plain or twill weave on the base, with an extra set of warp yarns woven in satin weave to form a pile. Woven on a special loom  double, face to face, then cut apart to create the pile effect.



 Silk, cotton, rayon, polyester, nylon, viscose, acetate, and from either mixtures.


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 Shiny and the most  luxurious fabric with a dense, lustrous, short pile.


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The name velvet stems from the Latin vellus, or hair.


 Best use for:


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Silk velvet for eveningwear. Cotton velvet for daywear like suites, skirts, pants, jackets, coats, shoes, hats, trim.




Suites for embroidery.



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