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Chiffon is a strong ans soft fabric

Simran Manj

on 13 January 2013

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Transcript of Chiffon

Done by : Simrandeep K. Manj Chiffon Chiffon is made by using a plain weave method. The plain weave method consists of filling yarns that pass over and under each other in alternating fashion. Typically, the threads of the material are twisted and then woven together. What is Chiffon woven of Uses For Chiffon Chiffon is made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibers. Chiffon can be dyed to almost any shade, but chiffon made from polyester can be difficult to dye. Under a magnifying glass it resembles a fine net or mesh which gives chiffon some see-through properties. What is Chiffon made from? Advantages & disadvantages for wearing Chiffon Chiffon clothing is made of a plain-woven sheer fabric, woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns.The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric slightly in both directions after weaving, giving it some stretch and a slightly rough feel. The most popular uses for chiffon is the making of gowns and other formal attire. Other suggested uses are blouses, skirts, dresses and pajamas. The fabric is also great for scarves, veils and saris, which is an unstiched transparent piece of cloth worn by women in India. There are several advantages for wearing chiffon. Chiffon is easy to wash, easy to dye in various shades, it feels light, and it is more economical than other materials.
The disadvantages are that if the chiffon is not preshrink then they can shrink, if the chiffon is not taken cared of properly, then the garment can stretch out of shape. If it is not washed with the fabrics similar colors then bleeding or color-loss may occur. Chiffon is fabric that frays easily. It is also difficult to cut and sew because it is lightweight and slippery.

Weaving method used to weave chiffon
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