More Fabric Types and Definitions

We are back with more fabric in Portland Or and definitions! You'll find all these and more at your local fabric shop!

Fabric in Portland OR and Definitions! 

  • satin - closely woven silk with lustrous face
  • sateen - glossy cotton or wool
  • satara - ribbed lustred wool
  • sarsenet - fine and soft silk; soft or gentle
  • samite - rich and heavy silk, sometimes interwoven with gold or silver
  • sagathy - light blend of silk and cotton or wool
  • russet - coarse homespun cloth
  • russel - ribbed cotton and wool
  • rumchunder - fine silk
  • romal - handkerchief or headcloth; silk or cotton fabric
  • reticella - old Venetian lace-like fabric
  • rep - plain-woven fabric with crosswise ribs
  • ratiné - rough bulky plain-woven fabric
  • raschel - light loosely kitted cloth
  • raploch - coarse undyed woollen cloth
  • ramie - strong lustrous fabric resembling linen or silk
  • rabanna - raffia fabric of Madagascar
  • prunella - strong and heavy silk or wool
  • poplin - corded woven silk and worsted
  • poodle - coarsely looped or nubby fabric
  • pongee - thin soft fabric woven from raw silk
  • plissé - fabric with puckered finish
  • platilla - fine white linen
  • piqué - stiff durable corded fabric of cotton, rayon or silk
  • perse - dark blue or bluish-grey; cloth of such a colour
  • percaline - glossy lightweight cotton
  • percale - closely woven lightweight cloth
  • pellicule - thin diaphanous fabric
  • pekin - fine soft silk
  • pashmina - fine goat's wool fabric used for making shawls
  • paramatta - worsted and cotton blend
  • panne - heavy lustrous silk or rayon with waxy feel
  • paisley - soft wool fabric with ornamental pattern
  • paduasoy - corded silk
  • oxford - soft durable plain-woven cotton
  • ottoman - heavy clothing fabric with crosswise ribs
  • osnaburg - coarse linen or cotton
  • orleans - interwoven cotton and worsted
  • organza - transparent thin silk or nylon
  • organdie - fine translucent cotton
  • ninon - silk voile or other thin fabric
  • needlecord - thinly ribbed cotton
  • nankeen - buff-coloured; durable buff-coloured cotton
  • nainsook - fine cotton fabric
  • musterdevillers - archaic mixed grey woollen cloth
  • muslin - plain-woven fine cotton
  • mull - soft fine sheer cotton or silk fabric
  • mousseline - fine sheer fabric
  • moreen - stout corded wool or cotton
  • moleskin - heavy durable cotton
  • moire - watered silk
  • mohair - fabric made from silky hair of angora goats
  • mogadore - ribbed silk used in making neckties
  • mockado - inferior quality woollen fabric
  • messaline - soft lightweight silk with a satin weave
  • merino - soft wool of the merino sheep; any soft merino-like wool or wool and cotton cloth
  • melton - strong and smooth heavy woollen cloth
  • matelassé - having a quilted ornamentation; appears as if it's been quilted.

Join us once again, next blog post, to learn more about the best fabric in Portland OR!

In addition to providing you with fine fabrics in Portland Or and accessories, our fabric shop also offer couture clothing services for those that aren’t able to create garments. We understand how busy life can be. That’s why we offer you a way to bring your visions for our fabrics to life, without having to take time out of your day to do so!