Q:

What is Georgette fabric made from?

A:

Quick Answer

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

Know More

Full Answer

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.

Learn more about Clothing

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How are silk fibers obtained?

    A:

    Silk fibers come from the spun cocoon of the Mulberry silkworm moth, or Bombyx mori. Each silkworm pupae forms a single filament about 0.62 miles in length. Cocoons are treated with steam or boiling water, and each cocoon is carefully unwound. Anywhere between four and eight cocoons are processed simultaneously to create a single strand of silk thread.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you apply heat press transfers to T-shirts?

    A:

    Applying heat press transfers to T-shirts involves preheating the press, laying the T-shirt on the pressing plate, covering the fabric with heat transfer paper and closing the press. The required supplies for this five-minute procedure are a heat press machine, a T-shirt and a design printed on heat transfer paper.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you sew a wiggle dress?

    A:

    To sew a wiggle dress, choose a pattern and select your fabric. Then, cut and mark the fabric pieces to match the pattern. Assemble the dress, and add the finishing touches.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is slub cotton?

    A:

    Slub cotton is cotton which contains slight lumps and imperfections, often left in the fabric on purpose or created deliberately by knotting or twisting the fabric as it is woven or spun. Slubs can also be created by weaving with fibers of uneven width. The overall effect is a fabric with a rough and uneven texture.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore