Dressmaking Fabrics

A wide range of dressmaking fabrics is perfect for your next project. You will find medium-weight cotton (quilting cotton), cotton lawns, rayons, stencils, jerseys, sweatshirts, denim, corduroys, twills, crepes, and lots more.

There are so many types of fabrics available, it is very easy to feel lost in a textile showroom. Usually, it is the color and patterns that attract you first to a fabric. But that is only one element of the fabric. The way the fabric will feel against your skin, how it will behave when sewing, how it will drape against your body – all these are as important to your fabric buying decision as to its color and designs.  Dress Designz – It suits you offer one of the finest quality dresses.

Type of Dressmaking Fabrics

First thing is to know what is type of fabric you have in mind – The textiles available are broadly categorized as natural textiles and synthetic textiles. The main Natural textiles are Cotton, Silk, Denim, Flannel, Hemp, Leather, Linen, Velvet, Wool; The synthetic textiles include Nylon, Polyester, Acetate, Acrylic, Polar Fleece, Rayon, and Spandex.

Fabrics which are generally classed as natural ( Cotton, Silk, Linen, etc) and synthetic (Acrylic, Polyester, Nylon ) and a blend of both are all equally suitable for making clothes. But some fabrics are a little bit more preferred than others. Woven fabric is best for making tailored clothes while knits are best for making form-fitting clothes/activewear.

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