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What is "Flannelette" - Definition & Explanation

It is a cotton fabric constructed in plain or 2 and 2 twill, and finished with a fibrous surface in imitation of wool flannel.
A medium-weight, plain weave fabric with a soft hand, usually made from cotton. The fabric is usually brushed only on one side, and is lighter weight than flannel. End-uses include shirts and pajamas.
A lightweight fabric usually of cotton with a nap on one side.
A heavy, soft cotton material with a napped finish, usually only on one side. In cheaper qualities the nap comes off. Launders well, easy to manipulate and is warm to wear. There are many types on the market. It may be bleached, dyed, printed, or woven in colored stripes.
Flannelette is a soft cotton fabric with a nap on one side.
A cotton flannel, soft material with a napped finish, usually only on one side. It may be bleached, dyed, printed, or woven in colored stripes. Plain and twill weave.
A woven cotton fabric with a soft, raised surface.

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