Fabric Glossary

Silk

The strongest natural protein fiber composed mainly of Fibroin, silk is a shimmering textile known for its satin texture and famous for being a luxurious fabric. The most common silk is produced from silkworms, small creatures which mostly live on mulberry leaves.

Satin Silk

Velvet

Canvas

Cotton

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. The fiber is most often spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile.

Cotton Percale

Wool

Wool is a comfortable and versatile fabric, warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Two distinct types of wool fabrics are made – woolens and worsteds. Woolens are woven from woolen yarns, while worsteds are made from worsted yarns. Woolens are soft, fuzzy and may have a rough texture.

Chiffon

Chiffon is a gossamer or gauze-like fabric that is known for its sheer, floating, and shimmery nature, almost like tissue paper. Sheer. Chiffon-fabric has a sheer, transparent appearance, and when held under a magnifying glass, it looks like a fine net or mesh.

Lawn

Lawn cloth or lawn is a fine plain weave textile, now chiefly of cotton. Terms also used include batiste and nainsook. Lawn is designed using fine, high-thread-count yarns, which results in a silky, untextured feel. The fabric is made using either combed or carded yarns.

Grip

Mega Grip is an innovative slip resistant fabric that offers superior grip in wet, dry, hot and cold conditions. Mega Grip™ is 100% expanded PVC with a high quality non-slip surface applied to it, and this non-skid, no slip fabric raises the bar for slip resistant fabrics.

Karandi

The cloth comprises of special and exclusive microfiber which makes it incredibly soft and gives it good breathability. The cotton blended fabric has a soft feel. The color palette of Karandi consists of pastel colors.

Khaddar

Khaddar is a term for handspun and hand-woven cloth from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan primarily made out of cotton. The raw materials may sometimes also include silk, or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha. It is a versatile fabric, cool in summer and warm in winter.

Net

Net or netting is any textile in which the yarns are fused, looped or knotted at their intersections, resulting in a fabric with open spaces between the yarns. Depending on the type of yarn or filament that is used to make up the textile, its characteristics can vary from durable to not durable.

Organza

Organza is a lightweight, sheer, plain-woven fabric that was originally made from silk. The material can also be made from synthetic fibers, primarily polyester and nylon.

Plain Chiffon

Chiffon is a lightweight plain-woven fabric with mesh like weave that gives it transparent appearance. The word Chiffon has a French origin which means a cloth. It is primarily made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibers like nylon, rayon and polyester. Chiffon is most commonly used to weave Sarees, Dresses and Scarves.

Printed Khaddar

Khaddar Digital Prints are done on 100% cotton based Khaddar fabric printed on state of the art German digital printing machine. The floral prints are designed for everyday use. It is ideal for women and kids shirts.