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What is Georgette fabric made from?

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Typically, Georgette fabric is made from silk. The fabric is occasionally made from other materials such as rayon and polyester.

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Georgette fabric has unique characteristics, as it is made with twisted yarn. This twisted yarn gives the fabric a bouncy or springy quality. The fabric is sheer, crisp, soft and can be draped over the body easily. Georgette fabric is most often used in the construction of dresses, skirts and other loose-fitting clothing pieces. The fabric comes in many different colors since it can be dyed and printed. Georgette fabric was once associated with royalty due to its elegant appearance.

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