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What is "Challis" - Definition & Explanation
One of the softest fabrics made. Named from the American Indian term "shalee", meaning soft. A lightweight, soft plain weave fabric with a slightly brushed surface. The fabric is often printed, usually in a floral pattern. Challis is most often seen in fabrics made of cotton, wool, or rayon.
A lightweight, soft plain weave fabric with a slightly brushed surface. The fabric is often printed, usually in a floral pattern. Challis is most often seen in fabrics made of cotton, wool, or rayon.
One of the softest fabrics made. Named from the American-Indian term “shale” meaning soft. Usually plain weave fabrics printed with delicate floral patterns, in Persian or cravat effects. Originally made of wool or worsted but now of cottons, spun rayon, and a wide variety of blends.
A lightweight, plain weave, this fabric traditionally of allworsted or of silkwarp and worsted filling. Sometimesmade with a wovenpattern but more often printed withdesigns after weaving. Thedesigns arecommonly ofthetype found in silk goods. Challis ismade of fineyarn; it is very this. lightinweight, and softand;liable. Sometimesmade of cotton, spun rayon,orpolyester.
A Soft, Lightweight, Plain Weave Fabric With Good Drape. Often Used For Printed Dresses And Skirts. Most Commonly Wool Or Rayon But May Be Of Cotton Or Other Spun Fibers.
A lightweight woven fabric, usually with a small floral design, often used for pajamas, dresses, and blouses.
A soft lightweight fabric (usually printed).
A lightweight plain-weave fabric, made from cotton or wool, usually with a printed design.
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