About The Fabric (Woven)

Fabric weave is the pattern of weave or structure given to the fabric. It is an ancient textile art and craft, which places two, threads or yarn onto a warp and weft of a loom to produce a cloth. The woven cloth can be plain, in single color or in a simple pattern, or it may be woven in decorative or artistic designs.

Fabrics are woven on jacquard looms or dobby looms. The simple weave is usually done on a dobby looms where as the complicated patterns are done on the jacquard looms. The weave on the jacquard looms is controlled by a computer. Jacquard looms are more popular and more economical. It weaves fast and in bulk.

Fabric weave

Fabric weave is the pattern of weave or structure given to the fabric. It is an ancient textile art and craft, which places two, threads or yarn onto a warp and weft of a loom to produce a cloth. The woven cloth can be plain, in single color or in a simple pattern, or it may be woven in decorative or artistic designs.

Fabrics are woven on jacquard looms or dobby looms. The simple weave is usually done on a dobby looms where as the complicated patterns are done on the jacquard looms. The weave on the jacquard looms is controlled by a computer. Jacquard looms are more popular and more economical. It weaves fast and in bulk.

Types of Fabric Weaves

Plain Weave – Each filling yarn passes over and under each warp yarn with each row alternating.

Acetate Fabric – It is an imitation of silk and can withstand mildew, pilling and shrinking.

Twill Weave – It is similar to plain weave. In this the warp yarns skip at regular predetermined intervals creating a diagonal rib in the weave.

Basket Weave – Two or more warp yarns cross alternately side-by-side with two or more filling yarns. It resembles a plaited basket.

Jacquard Weave – Fabrics woven on a Jacquard loom.

Rib Weave – It is a plain weave type formed with heavy yarns in the warp or the filling direction.

Dobby Weave – It is a decorative weave, which is characterized by small designs or geometric figures being woven in the fabric structure.

Leno Weave – In this the warp yarns are arranged in pairs. One yarn being twisted around the other between picks of the filling yarn.

Oxford Weave – A group of fabrics made with modified plain weave or basket weave. Usually made for shirting materials.

Cut Pile – It is specially for a carpet fabric where the face of the fabric is composed of cut ends of pile yarn.< /span>

Uncut Pile- This is a pile of carpet consisting of loops.

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