What Is Moire Fabric?

Answer Moire is a treatment in which a fabric is given a pattern that has a "watered" look. In fact, silk that is manufactured with a moire pattern is often called watered silk. There are different ways t... Read More »

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How Is Moire Fabric Made?

Moire is a fabric with an attractive rippling "watery" effect. Moire fabrics are often made from silk, and called "watered silk." The cloth pattern of moire fabric is created through a finishing pr... Read More »

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Difference Between Permanent Press Fabric & Cotton Fabric?

Permanent press fabrics are those that have been specially treated with chemicals to resist wrinkles and hold their shape. While cotton fabric can be chemically treated to need little ironing, it l... Read More »

How often do fabric manufacturers put out new toile fabric patterns?

Much like fashion designers, fabric manufacturers put out two new sets of fabric patterns a year, spring and fall. New toile patterns are displayed at fabric conventions and make their way into sto... Read More »