Types of Textiles

A variety of contemporary fabrics. From the le...

A variety of contemporary fabrics. From the left: evenweave cotton, velvet, printed cotton, calico, felt, satin, silk, hessian, polycotton. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

striped grosgrain ribbon 2 BW SQ

striped grosgrain ribbon 2 BW SQ (Photo credit: wintersoul1)

 

acetate

 

acrylic

 

alpaca

 

angora

 

barathea

batiste

broadcloth

bombazine

boucle

brocade

calico

canvas

cashmere

An example of cotton sateen fabric, used to li...

Electrically conducting yarn
Electrically conducting yarn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Harris tweed fabric

Harris tweed fabric (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pills on a knit fabric

Pills on a knit fabric (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

calico

canvas

cashmere

chantilly lace

Terry cloth.

Terry cloth. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

challis

cheesecloth

chenille

chiffon

chintz

corduroy

cotton

crepe

crochet

dacron

damask

denim

elastic

eponge

faille

felt

flannel

gabardine

gauze

georgette

ginham

grosgrain

guernsey

harris tweed

ikat

jacquard

jersey

kasha

kersey

lambswool

lame

lastex

leather

linen

loden

macrame

madras

melton

merino

mohair

nainsook

nankeen

nylon

orlon

patent leather

polyester

ramie

rayon

sailcloth

sateen

satin

shantung

sheepskin

silk

spandex

suede

taffeta

tartar

terry cloth

tuele

tweed

twill

velour

velvet

velveteen

vicuna

viscose

voile

wool

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