Material Guide

Fabric Types


Poplin Fabric

Poplin is a lightweight, fine, and durable fabric that can be produced from a variety of natural, synthetic, or blended yarns. It has a plain weave... more →
 

Oxford Fabric

Oxford is a mid-weight cotton fabric, woven in a plain weave or basket weave. This means that an equal number of warp and weft yarns are interchanged... more →

Sateen Fabric

Satin weave fabrics usually have a glossy face side and a matte back. They are characterised by four or more weft yarns floating over a warp yarn or vice versa... more →

Twill Fabric

Twill is a type of weave that is easily recognisable by its pattern of parallel, diagonal ribs. Weavers achieve this distinctive look by passing a weft thread under one or more... more →

Dobby Fabric

Dobby is a complex weaving method that produces small, usually geometric patterns on the fabric. Quite often, dobby fabrics are confused with jacquards... more →

Jacquard Fabric

Jacquard weaving allows virtually any loom to systematically raise independent warp threads to create a textured pattern... more →

Flannel Fabric

Flannel is a velvety fabric, usually made from wool or cotton. Flannels are woven in a twill or plain weave, but it is hard to tell the difference visually, because flannel has a soft “fuzz” ... more →