Woven

Woven fabric is a cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches diagonally on the bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic. Woven cloth usually frays at the edges, unless measures are taken to counter this, such as the use of pinking shears or hemming.

Woven fabrics are worked on a big loom and made of many threads woven on a warp and a weft.

Fabric
Woven
  • Aertex
  • Airdura
  • Airguard
  • Barathea
  • Barkcloth
  • Batiste
  • Bedford cord
  • Bengaline silk
  • Beta cloth
  • Bombazine
  • Brilliantine
  • Broadcloth
  • Buckram
  • Bunting
  • Burlap
  • C change
  • Calico
  • Cambric
  • Canvas
  • Chambray
  • Capilene
  • Cedar bark
  • Char cloth
  • Charmeuse
  • Charvet
  • Cheesecloth
  • Chiffon
  • Chino
  • Chintz
  • Cloqué
  • Cloth of gold
  • Cordura
  • Corduroy
  • Duck
  • Coutil
  • Crape
  • Cretonne
  • Dazzle
  • Denim
  • Dimity
  • Donegal tweed
  • Dowlas
  • Drill
  • Drugget
  • Flannel
  • Foulard
  • Fustian
  • Gabardine
  • Gauze
  • Gazar
  • Georgette
  • Ghalamkar
  • Gingham
  • Grenadine
  • Grenfell Cloth
  • Grosgrain
  • Habutai
  • Haircloth
  • Harris Tweed
  • Herringbone
  • Himroo
  • Hodden
  • Irish linen
  • Jamdani
  • Kerseymere
  • Khādī
  • Khaki drill
  • Kente cloth
  • Lamé
  • Lawn
  • Linsey-woolsey
  • Loden
  • Longcloth
  • Lumalive
  • Mackinaw
  • Madapolam
  • Madras
  • Moleskin
  • Muslin
  • Nainsook
  • Nankeen
  • Ninon
  • Oilskin
  • Organdy
  • Organza
  • Osnaburg
  • Ottoman
  • Oxford
  • Paduasoy
  • Percale
  • Pongee
  • Poplin
  • Rakematiz
  • Rayadillo
  • Rep
  • Rinzu
  • Ripstop
  • Russell cord
  • Saga Nishiki
  • Samite
  • Sateen
  • Satin
  • Saye
  • Scarlet
  • Seersucker
  • Serge
  • Scrim
  • Shot silk
  • Stuff
  • Taffeta
  • Tais
  • Toile
  • Tucuyo
  • Tweed
  • Twill
  • Ultrasuede
  • Ventile
  • Vinyl coated polyester
  • Viyella
  • Voile
  • Wadmal
  • Wigan
  • Whipcord
  • Zephyr
  • Zorbeez
Figured woven
  • Brocade
  • Camlet
  • Damask
  • Lampas
  • Songket
Pile woven
  • Baize
  • Chenille
  • Corduroy
  • Crimplene
  • Fustian
  • Mockado
  • Moquette
  • Plush
  • Polar fleece
  • Terrycloth
  • Velours du Kasaï
  • Velvet
  • Velveteen
  • Zibeline
Nonwoven
  • Felt
  • Cedar bark
Knitted
  • Boiled wool
  • Coolmax
  • Machine knitting
  • Milliskin
  • Jersey
  • Velour
Netted
  • Bobbinet
  • Carbon fiber
  • Fishnet
  • Lace
  • Mesh
  • Needlerun Net
  • Ninon
  • Tulle
Technical
  • Ballistic nylon
  • Ban-Lon
  • Conductive
  • Darlexx
  • E-textiles
  • Gannex
  • Gore-Tex
  • Silnylon
  • Spandex
  • Stub-tex
  • SympaTex
  • Windstopper
Patterns
  • Argyle
  • Bizarre silk
  • Chiné
  • Herringbone
  • Houndstooth
  • Paisley
  • Pin stripes
  • Tartan (Plaid)
  • Tattersall
Textile fibers
  • Acrylic
  • Alpaca
  • Angora
  • Cashmere
  • Coir
  • Cotton
  • Hemp
  • Jute
  • Kevlar
  • Linen
  • Mohair
  • Nylon
  • Microfiber
  • Olefin
  • Pashmina
  • Polyester
  • Piña
  • Ramie
  • Rayon
  • Sea silk
  • Silk
  • Sisal
  • Spandex
  • Spider silk
  • Wool
Finishing and printing
  • Androsia
  • Batik
  • Beetling
  • Bingata
  • Bògòlanfini
  • Calendering
  • Decatising
  • Finishing
  • Fulling
  • Heatsetting
  • Mercerization
  • Moire
  • Nap
  • Rogan printing
  • Rōketsuzome
  • Roller printing
  • Sanforization
  • Tenterhook
  • Textile printing
  • Warp printing
  • Waxed cotton
  • Woodblock printing
  • Indienne
Related
  • Dyeing
  • Fiber
  • History of textiles
  • History of silk
  • Knitting
  • Pandy
  • Shrinkage
  • Synthetic fabric
  • Terminology
  • Manufacturing
  • Preservation
  • Weaving
  • Yarn

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