Name the different varieties/types of fabrics.

There are so many different varieties or types of fabrics are available today, some of them are as follows:-

1. Cotton- It is a natural fibre of cotton plants. It is a staple fibre, which means it is composed of different, varying lengths of fibres.

2. Chiffon- It is a lightweight, plain-woven fabric with a slight shine.

3. Crêpe- It is a silk, wool, or synthetic fabric usually light-to- medium-weight, which is popular in home decor for items like pillows, curtains, and window treatments.

4. Canvas- This fabric is made of heavy cotton yarn and to a lesser extent linen yarn, due to which it is known for being durable, strong and heavy-duty.

5. Leather- It is a durable, wrinkle-resistant fabric, which is made from animal hides or skins.

6. Spandex- It is a synthetic fibre which is well known for its extreme elasticity.

7. Velvet- It is a soft, shiny, luxurious fabric that is made by cutting a dense pile of fibres evenly.

8. Linen- It is an extremely strong, lightweight fabric made from the flax plant. It is an incredibly absorbent and breathable fabric, making it ideal for summer clothes, as its absorbent and lightweight quality allow air to pass through it which moderate the body temperature.

9. Polyester- It is a synthetic fibre made from petrochemicals, like coal and petroleum, and known for its durable nature.

10. Silk- It is a natural fibre produced by the silkworm. It is famous for its shine, softness, and durability as a material.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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