When you order or customize clothes, clothing manufacturers often say the names of some fabrics. In addition to being familiar with some natural fabrics, you don’t understand the characteristics of many fabrics. This article gives a brief introduction to the most common 56 different types of fabric material and their features for clothes making.
1.Different Types of Fabric Material: Wool
The wool has the advantages of good elasticity, strong moisture absorption and good warmth retention. The biggest drawback is pilling, which is inevitable for all pure wool clothing, so it needs to pay attention to the maintenance of wool clothing.
2.Types of Fabric: Cashmere
The warmth of cashmere is 8 times that of wool, but its weight only accounts for one fifth of the weight of wool. It is the best choice for winter clothing, but it is also more delicate and less durable than wool. Cashmere is light, extremely close to the skin and breathable, light, soft, warm, and has a natural soft color. Moreover, the water absorption of cashmere sweater is the strongest among all textile fibers. It does not shrink after washing and has good shape retention.
3.Types of Fabric: Velvet
Velvet fabric has smooth handle, toughness, wrinkle resistance and elasticity. Although the hair will drop, it is soft and close to the skin after cleaning. In fact, velvet fabric has many advantages, such as heat insulation, UV protection, moisture-proof, easy to clean and so on.
4.Types of Fabric: Madden
Madden was originally a woolen fabric, which is one of the top-grade products in woollen fabric. Its surface is fine, clean and flat, full of elasticity, and straight, not easy to wrinkle, durable and wear-resistant. The key feature is that it has no pilling,so it is mainly used as winter clothing fabric.
5.Types of Fabric: Nylon
Nylon is also called polyamide fiber. The most outstanding advantage is to wear resistance, which is 10 times higher than cotton and 20 times higher than wool. It has good moth and corrosion resistance and is easy to be preserved. Moreover, it is windproof, elastic, and resilient, but easy to fold and deform. Poor ventilation, easy to produce static electricity. Nylon yarn is the most common yarn material for seamless clothing manufacturing.
6.Types of Fabric: Denim
The fabric is made of pure cotton indigo dyed warp yarn and natural color weft yarn with three up and down right twill weave. Thick texture, moisture permeability, good air permeability, comfortable to wear.
7.Types of Fabric: Pure cotton
With cotton as raw material, the fabric produced by textile technology has the characteristics of moisture absorption, moisture retention, heat resistance, alkali resistance and sanitation. It has good moisture absorption and heat resistance, and is comfortable to wear.
8.Types of Fabric: Hemp
It is a kind of plant fiber, known as cool and noble fiber. It has good hygroscopicity and quick release of moisture. It is not easy to generate static electricity. It has large heat conduction and rapid heat dissipation. It is cool to wear and not close to the body after sweating. It is more resistant to washing and heat resistance.
9.Types of Fabric: Mulberry Silk
Mulberry silk is a natural animal protein fiber, smooth and soft, full of luster, with a warm winter and cool summer feeling. There is a unique “Silk ringing” phenomenon in friction. It has good elongation, good heat resistance, and is not resistant to salt water erosion. It is not suitable to use chlorine containing bleaching agent or detergent.
10.Types of Fabric: Viscose
It is made of wood, cotton linter, reed and other chemical materials containing natural cellulose. Viscose is also called artificial cotton. It has the basic properties of natural fiber, good dyeing performance, good fastness, soft fabric, large ratio, good drape, good hygroscopicity, cool wearing, not easy to produce static electricity, fuzzing and pilling.
11.Types of Fabric: Acetate Fiber
It is made of natural material containing cellulose by chemical processing. It has the style of silk. It is light and comfortable to wear. It has good elasticity and elastic recovery. It is not suitable to wash and has poor color fastness.
12.Types of Fabric: Polyester
It belongs to polyester fiber, with excellent elasticity and recovery. The fabric is neat, wrinkle-free, good shape retention, high strength, good elasticity, durable and excellent light resistance, but easy to generate static electricity and poor moisture absorption.
13.Types of Fabric: Polypropylene Fiber
Its appearance is similar to woollen silk or cotton. It has waxy handle and luster, elasticity and resilience. It is not easy to wrinkle. It has small proportion and light weight. It has good comfort and can transfer sweat more quickly to keep skin comfortable. It has good strength and wear resistance. It is durable and not resistant to high temperature.
14.Types of Fabric: Pure Flax Spinning
It has fine, light, crisp and smooth style, with good air permeability and comfort.
15.Types of Fabric: Spandex
It has excellent elasticity, also known as elastic fiber or Lycra. It has good elasticity, smooth hand feel, small moisture absorption, good weather resistance and chemical resistance, machine washable and poor heat resistance. Spandex is also called Elastane, it makes clothing like fitness apparel stretchy, and make it more compressed.
16.Types of Fabric: Summer Cloth
It is a traditional Chinese textile. The color of the fabric is pure white, and the luster is soft. When wearing it, it has the characteristics of perspiration, straightness and coolness.
17.Types of Fabric: Interwoven Linen Fabric
The fabric is fine, firm and durable, and the surface is clean. It feels softer and more comfortable than pure linen fabric.
18.Types of Fabric: Palis
It is wool blended polyester, with smooth surface, light and thin texture, crisp handle, crisp, not easy to wrinkle, easy to wash and dry, and has good wearing performance.
19.Types of Fabric: Whardam
Also known as Gabardin, it feels smooth, waxy and solid, with compact and elastic texture. The cloth surface is smooth and smooth, and the color is soft and natural.
20.Types of Fabric: Tweed
It is light and thin in texture, smooth in hand, comfortable to wear, crisp, hygroscopic and breathable.
21.Types of Fabric: Loose Light Wool Fabric
It has the characteristics of easy and soft, loose structure, light weight, soft touch, elasticity, good ventilation, and comfortable to wear.
22.Types of Fabric: Sea Tiger Velvet
The fluff is flat and erect, the wool is dense and firm, the warmth retention is good, the suede luster is bright and soft, the handle is plump and thick, warm and light, and has good wear resistance.
23.Types of Fabric: Plain Cloth
It has the advantages of simple structure, compact structure, firm and firm, flat surface and elasticity without tube.
24.Types of Fabric: Fine Cloth
The fabric is stronger than silk, the surface is flat and clean, light and thin like silk, soft and comfortable.
25.Types of Fabric: Poplin
The fabric is fine, light, soft, smooth and crisp. The surface texture is clear, the particles are full, and the luster is glossy. It has good texture.
26.Types of Fabric: Babai Yarn
The texture is very light, wearing on the body has a good sense of comfort, good moisture absorption and permeability, unique thin, cool and other styles.
27.Types of Fabric: Khaki
The fabric is compact, thick and firm, with good wear resistance, straightness and clear texture.
28.Types of Fabric: Satin
Smooth surface, delicate, soft handle, good luster, bright color, good elasticity, compact texture, not easy to deform.
29.Types of Fabric: Crepe
The cloth surface is wrinkled and uneven, also known as walnut cloth. It is light and soft, smooth, novel and easy to dye.
30.Types of Fabric: Oxford Cloth
It has special cotton fabric, soft handle, natural luster, many pores on the cloth surface, comfortable to wear, flat and good shape retention.
31.Types of Fabric: Corduroy
Soft handle, round and straight velvet, clear lines, plump fluff, firm and wear-resistant.
32.Types of Fabric: Flannel
Soft touch, good warmth retention, comfortable to wear, soft color of cloth surface appearance.
33.Types of Fabric: Goat Cashmere
Light in texture and very warm, it is a unique and rare animal fiber, which is called “fiber diamond” and “soft gold” in foreign countries. It has the characteristics of soft, thin, smooth, waxy, light and elastic, and has a natural soft color, and good hygroscopicity and wear resistance.
34.Types of Fabric: Rabbit Hair
Small specific gravity, good warmth, elasticity, strong moisture absorption, soft, warm, beautiful features, poor cohesion, low strength, easy to hair.
35.Types of Fabric: Mohair
It has high strength, high elastic recovery, strong wrinkle resistance, good wear resistance and moisture absorption, strong antifouling property, good dyeing property, no shrinkage and no felting.
36.Types of Fabric: Camel Hair
It has light color, weak luster, smooth and soft handle, good elasticity and strength, good heat preservation and good wear resistance.
37.Types of Fabric: Worsted Fabric
The texture is clear, the color is bright and soft, the texture is tight, and the handle is soft, crisp and elastic.
38.Types of Fabric: Woolen Fabric
It has thick texture, plump and strong hand feeling, not easy to deform and good warmth retention.
39.Types of Fabric: Plush
Plump and thick, soft handle, rich elasticity, good warmth retention, not easy to deform.
40.Types of Fabric: Satin
The texture is fine and soft, the surface is smooth and bright, delicate and delicate.
41.Types of Fabric: Flax Cotton Blended
Cotton has good hygroscopicity, dyeability, warmth retention, high strength and natural luster. It has bright dyeing, not easy to fade, good heat resistance, linen cotton blended fabric, the appearance is not as clean as pure cotton fabric, but it has good luster, soft feeling, quite cool, good heat dissipation, not easy to fade.
42.Types of Fabric: Polyester / Ramie Blended
Polyester is not easy to deform, not fluff, good strength, good luster, not easy to fade, polyester and hemp blended make up for some shortcomings, so that the fabric is very cool, hygroscopic, comfortable to wear, easy to wash and dry, reduce wrinkle and fuzz.
43.Types of Fabric: Imported Long Staple Cotton
It can absorb moisture and sweat, protect the skin close to the skin, have good coloring, strong strength and good elasticity. It has soft feel, soft luster, simple and good warmth retention.
44.Types of Fabric: Spun Silk
The world recognized luxury natural fiber is a high-grade textile raw material with high strength and elongation. The fiber is fine and soft, smooth and elastic, with good moisture absorption. The fabric is glossy and has a unique “silking” feeling. It is smooth, comfortable and elegant.
45.Types of Fabric: Real Silk
Bright, noble, a certain straight silk content, can make the product feel smoother, more compact, glossy, comfortable, elegant, luxurious, with good elastic strength, good moisture absorption, breathable and comfortable to wear.
46.Types of Fabric: Tencel
It is a kind of environmental protection fiber. In the process of purification and spinning, high-tech technology is used to protect all the characteristics of natural fiber. It has strong moisture absorption and air permeability, fabric drape, smooth silk quality and bright dyeing. Repeated washing, sun also does not lose many health functions, not easy to pilling.
47.Types of Fabric: Mercerized Cotton Yarn
It has silk like luster, high grade color fastness and good handle. It has the air permeability, softness and moisture absorption of cotton, and is smooth and bright as silk.
48.Types of Fabric: Bamboo Fiber
It is a kind of environment-friendly fiber. Bamboo has the characteristics of anti-bacterial and anti violet lines. In the process of fiber purification, high-tech technology is used to protect the natural antibacterial and antibacterial properties. Deodorant and anti ultraviolet material, with strong air permeability, fabric drape, silk smooth, bright dyeing, antibacterial, deodorization, anti ultraviolet, repeated washing and drying, also has many functions.
49.Types of Fabric: Acrylic
Commonly known as “artificial wool”, it has the characteristics of softness, warmth retention and good strength. Its surface is flat, its structure is compact, and it is not easy to deform. It shrinks very little after washing.
50.Types of Fabric: Vinylon
The appearance and handle of the fabric are similar to cotton cloth, with poor elasticity, good moisture retention, small specific gravity and thermal conductivity, light and warm wearing, good strength and wear resistance, strong and durable, excellent chemical resistance, sunlight resistance and other properties.
51.Types of Fabric: Mercerized Wool
It has soft luster, fine and soft, strong hygroscopicity, good air permeability, comfortable but not sticky. It has the general function of keeping warm and keeping the body fresh and has good heat resistance.
52.Types of Fabric: Wool Viscose Blended Yarn
It has similar appearance style and basic characteristics with pure wool fabric, and the appearance is more delicate.
53.Types of Fabric: Tencel and Flax Blended
The fabric feels plump, smooth and waxy, has silk like luster, good drape, and is firm and refreshing.
54.Types of Fabric: Polyester Cotton Blended
It can make up for the shortcomings of polyester fiber with small moisture absorption, air permeability and comfort. It has bright and clean appearance, thick handle, elastic, solid and durable, and good shape retention.
55.Types of Fabric: Polyester and Silk Blended
It has both the softness of wool and the smoothness of silk. The luster is soft and bright. It is firm and durable. Elastic, shrinkage is smaller than pure silk.
56. Different Types of Fabric Material: Polyester Viscose Gabardine
It is characterized by straightness, no ironing, wool type and elasticity.