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Some fabrics are decorated with plastic or glass stones, beads, pearls, and other decorations to make them look luxurious and bright, commonly used for making eveningwear and special event dresses. Beads are commonly used on fabrics like tulle, lace and organza.
This plain-woven fabric is made out of cotton, it is a durable, sturdy, and heavy duty fabric, when blending cotton with synthetic fibers, canvas can become water resistant or even waterproof, making it a great outdoor fabric like sails, tents, marquees, backpacks, shelters, it is commonly used as a support for oil painting and for other items due to the sturdiness required.
Chenille fabric is made with fuzzy core yarns. This fabric looks like what its name means in French: a caterpillar due to its softness. It is is made from a variety of materials including cotton, polyester, rayon wool and silk.
Transparent and lightweight fabric, known for its sheer, floating, and shimmery nature, almost like a light paper. Chiffon Fabric is perfect for clothing , drapery, event decorations, and arts & crafts.
This include a wide variety of fabrics with bright colors, different textures, light or heavy, etc. Including cotton, neoprene, canvas, organza, lycra, and so on. It is common to look for easy-to-clean, long-lasting fabrics, stretch fabric (especially spandex) and polyester broadcloth
Also known as Crêpe, is a silk, wool, or synthetic fabric that has a distinctive wrinkled and bumpy appearance. It is usually a lightweight to medium-weight fabric, but ultimately, crepe can be any weight, it is very soft and comfortable.
Denim is a sturdy cotton twill fabric woven made with yarn that can be naturally indigo, gray, or mottled white. This is one of the most well-known fabrics, from classic blue jeans to jackets, dresses, overalls, and more.
Drapery fabrics are made from thicker fabrics and are lined to block out more light, this fabric is commonly used for decorative purposes like curtains, Drapery fabric tends to be softer and to fall in folds.
Fabrics By The Roll
If you are looking for wholesale prices, buying by the roll is the best way to get the lowest prices. The concept of purchasing by the roll is to acquire your favorite item in bulk at a discounted price. Rolls/Bolts can vary from 20 yards all the way to 60 yards depending on the product.
Faux Fake Leather (Vinyl) Fabric
Faux Fake Leather refers to a fabric that is manufactured with synthetic fabrics without using animals, usually vinyl (PVC) and polyurethane. Fake faux leather is more affordable than natural leather and easier to care.
Faux Fur Fabric
Faux fur is a fabric made out of synthetic fibers such as acrylic and polyester which aims to mimic the fur of an animal. Its construction can vary, fur can be made out from techniques as weaving or tufting.
Flannel is a soft, medium-weight cotton fabric with a fuzzy finish on one or both sides. It is characterized by its loosely spun weave and softness, perfect for winter clothes and garnments due to its warmth and comfortness.
Fleece Fabric (Fleece Prints)
Fleece can either be made of cotton & polyester or a variety of different materials. Commonly used to make sweatshirts, sweatpants, gloves, jackets, etc. Fleece also resists wrinkles, and it is a reasonably breathable material.
Jacquard is a textured fabric that has complex patterns woven embroidered on top. It has its origins in sixth-century Italian brocade, this pattern often appears in a different color or texture than the rest of the material, but it can be the same color.
Lace is a delicate, thin fabric made from yarn or thread, by using different methods, designs and patterns are created on this delicate fabric. Originally made from silk and linen, but today cotton thread and synthetic fibers are both used to make them more affordable.
Lame is a type of fabric woven or knit with thin ribbons of metallic fibers usually gold or silver in color. It is often lined to give the garment structure and shape, which makes it somehow hard to care for the finish not to be ruined.
Long Pile (Faux Fur)
The most simple way to identify this fabric is by its open space characteristic between its yarns. Mesh fabric may be woven, knit, lace, net, crocheted, and more. In almost every case, mesh is made from synthetic materials like polyester and nylon. Commonly used for shirts, leggings, shoes, and staples.
Also known as Minkee, is a super soft variety of fleece fabric that is very warm. Made out of 100% polyester fiber or microfiber and comes in many colors and textures. It was originally used for babies blankets due to its soft feel, heavyweight, permanency, and durability.
Neoprene is a sold or rubber latex form used in a wide variety of applications, such as automotive, medical, diving garments, orthopedic braces (wrist, knee, etc.), electrical insulation, liquid and sheet applied elastomeric membranes or flashings, and automotive fan belts among many others.
Nylon is basically a polymer, it is a plastic that has a molecular structure of a large number of similar units bonded together. Nylon does not absorb moisture so sweat is trapped against your skin, which creates a breeding ground for odor and fungal infection.
Organza is a lightweight, sheer, plain-woven fabric, originally made from silk. It is now commonly made out of synthetic fibers, primarily polyester and nylon to make it more affordable. Synthetic fabrics are slightly more durable, but the fabric is very delicate and prone to frays and tears. Its smooth and delicate appearance can make you question its durability, which otherwise, is quite strong.
Poly Cotton Fabric
Polyester is the generic name for synthetic fibers made of (PET) usually derived from petroleum. Natural polyesters and a few synthetic ones are biodegradable, but most synthetic polyesters are not. Polyester is commonly shrink proof, retains shape, and is wrinkle, breathable, and moth resistant. At high temperatures, polyesters tend to shrink away from flames and self-extinguish upon ignition. Its fibers have high tenacity as well as low water absorption and minimal shrinkage in comparison with other fibers.
Quilting fabrics are commonly two layers of fabric sewed together. Usually, quilting is used to create more padding on fabrics as seen on some bed covers, and their decorative fabric works. Quilting cotton tends to be stiffer than apparel cotton. It isn't particularly soft and has a stiff drape.
This fabric is easily identified due to its vertical ribs. It is made using a double bed knitting machine that has two needles with vertical textured lines. Commonly used as socks, sleeves, waists, and necklines.
Satin is a smooth, lustrous silk fabric woven with floating yarns in the warp in many variations. Commonly made of silk, rayon, acetate, nylon, or combinations of these yarns. It is characterized by a soft, lustrous surface on one side, with a duller surface on the other side.
Sherpa is a fabric commonly used in jackets or sweaters due to its resemblance to wool or sheepskin, ideal for winter wear. Its texture is fluffy and soft to the touch, a curly piled fabric made of synthetic yarns.
Silk is a natural protein fiber, that is frequently turned into textiles. The best-quality silk comes from cocoons made by a larva called Bombyx mori. The particular glossy appearance of silk, comes from their triangular fibers prism-like which allows silk cloth to refract incoming light at different angles. Silk is produced by several insects, but only the silk of moth caterpillars has been used for textile manufacture.
Also known as Lycra, Spandex´s principal characteristic is its elasticity, it is a lightweight, soft smooth synthetic fiber made of a synthetic polymer called polyurethane which has an extraordinary stretch ability. It is mainly made of 85% polyurethane.
Traditional suede is made out of animal´s hide such as goats, pigs, and others. However, due to its high cost, suede is now made from polyester fibers which makes it easier to clean and maintain. Commonly used for home upholstery, furniture upholstery, drapery, home décor, apparel, and some auto upholstery.
Taffeta is a fabric similar to silk, it is crisp and plain-woven but it is mainly manufactured with polyester, nylon, acetate, or other synthetic fibers. Taffeta fabric has a lustrous, shiny appearance and smooth to the touch.
It´s the work of covering furniture, especially seats and sofas with padding, springs, webbing, and fabric or leather covers. It comes to the English word upholder, referring to an artisan who makes fabric furnishings.
Velboa Faux Fur Fabric
The Velboa Faux Fur is a soft, cuddle fabric that mimics animal skin in design and strength. Made out of 100% Polyester which makes it the main feature, is a short pile faux fux and is very soft and cuddle. Its strenght makes it ideal for making tough wear.
Velvet is a mixture of several fabrics made from various fibers in different weights. These fibers are cut and brushed to form a pile or left uncut. Originally velvet was made of silk but pure velvet is rare and extremely expensive. Now is made with cotton or other synthetic fibers.
Velvet Spandex Fabric
Wool is originally made from the natural fibers that form the fleece of animals such as sheep, goats, rabbits, camels, etc. Now it´s common to get wool combined with polyester and other synthetic fibers. Wool is a crimped, elastic fabric, and it grows in clusters. The main characteristic of wool is the ability to retain air because of the crimp, it causes insulation in both ways which makes it perfect for winter clothes.
Scraps ( and Scrap Boxes )