Canvas (textiles) Textiles
A type of long-wearing tightly woven cloth that contains a rougher texture; it often used for practical purposes. Canvas may be made from materials such as acrylics, cottons or a combination of other materials. It is often treated in order to be water-resistant.
An elegant, very soft fiber made of wool created from Kashmir goats' hair. The goats are bred in Iraq, India, Tibet, China, Mongolia, and Iran.
A durable fabric with a luxurious feel often used in rooms for upholstering furniture.
It may also reference a velvety, soft, tufty cord or yarn. It can also be used for items such as embroidery purposes or on carpet edges for fringe embellishments.
A heavier type of cloth that contains a reversible 2D pattern woven in it. In is frequently created from items such as silk, rayon, cotton or a mixture of these or other items.
A fabric created from hair, wool or a combination of made-made fibers; it is a non-woven fabric.
Fibre Mix Textiles
A combination of silk and linen, viscose, and cotton; it is created to alter the properties of a material in order to help it maintain its shape.
A sturdy pile fabric created from polyster. It drys fast and will not pull or distort its shape; it is lighter and warmer than its wool counterpart.
Jumbo Chord Textiles
Ribs of corduroy that contain a cut-pile weave; it is created from cotton.
Man-made combinations of fibers of nylon, wool and cotton. It does not easily distort its shape because of its stretching and recovery ability.
A medium weight fabric made out of is plain-woven cotton. White is the color of bleached muslin; unbleached muslin is off-white.
Natural Fibers Textiles
Wool, cotton, silk and linen fibers.
A sheer fabric that is softly textured and is made up of various layers that contrast one another. Combinations may include transparency vs .translucency or shine vs. matte.
A breathable, light fabric that does not tear easily. It may be treated to be waterproof or be surfaced with silver glass bead reflective surface in order to make it more easily seen.
A natural fiber that is soft and luxurious; it may be woven into many different types of weights. Most often silk is made from cultivated worms.
Slubbed Yarns Textiles
Threads that have a rough texture.
Synthetic Fibers Textiles
Man-made threads including acrylic, polyster, and viscose. Synthetic fibers often closely mirror natural fibers but contain properties that enhance their durability and resistance to water and stains.
The way in which a fabric is presented; for example, a fabric may be pleated, smocked or crushed.
Woven material created from threads of colored wool; it may be a medium-weight or heavy-weight.
Upholstery Fabric Textiles
Durable fabric created to be resistant to stains and able to withstand heat.
A kind of rayon that features a smooth fabric created from cellulose; viscose resembles silk.