Velveteen

Velveteen is a cotton fabric with short pile, an imitation of velvet.

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weave

 Plain or twill weave ground and  weft pile weave.

 

fiber

 Cotton and cotton blends.

 

fabric face

Dense, smooth, soft, short-cut pile. Moderate shine.

 

Fabric design

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hand

 Firm hand, and a slightly sloping pile.

 

fabric drape

Does not drapes well.

 

fabric weight

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Sewing

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match

Resembles velvet, but has weft pile weave (rather then warp pile weave), has greater body, does not drape as easily, and has less sheen. Similar corduroy, but the pile doesn’t form ribs.

 

history

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 Best use for:

 

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Tailored jackets, pants, skirts and suits.

 

 

Curtains

Interrior: drapes and home décor items

 

embroidery

Suites for embroidery.

 

 


 

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