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What is "Georgette" - Definition & Explanation

A fine lightweight open fabric woven in crÍpe yarns.
A sheer lightweight fabric, often made of silk or from such manufactured fibers as polyester, with a crepe surface, in which yarns are twisted both ways in the weave. End-uses include dresses and blouses.
It is a fine silk fabric made from highly twisted yarns. Yarns with opposite direction of twists (S and Z) are arranged alternately in the order of 2 and 2 warp and weft way. This results in crepe like appearance in the fabric.
A sheer lightweight fabric, often made of silk or from such manufactured fibers as polyester, with a crepe surface. End-uses include dresses and blouses. It is characterized by crispness, body and outstanding durability. It is sheer and has a dull face.
A fine fabric of crepe with alternatively twisted yarn.
A light fabric with a fine crepe-like surface. Sometimes made of silk or synthetic fibers. Also known as Crepe Georgette.
A sheer fabric of polyester/silk with a crinkle crepe-like surface.
A Lightweight, Plain Weave, Crepe Fabric With A Pebbly Texture And Slightly Raspy Hand. Uses High Twist Yarns Which Alternate Between S And Z Twist Every Thread Or 2 In Both Warp And Weft . Used For Blouses, Dresses.
A thin strong clothing crepe of fibers woven from hard-twisted yarns to produce a dull pebbly surface. Lightweight, heavy, sheer fabric. Has quite a bit of stiffness and body. Gives excellent wear. Has a dull, crinkled surface. Achieved by alternating S and Z yarns in a high twist in both warp and filling directions. Georgette has a harser, duller, more crinkled feel and appearance than crepe de chine.
A thin silk dress material.
A sheer lightweight fabric, often made of silk or from such manufactured fibers as polyester, with a crepe surface. End-uses include dresses and blouses.
Characterized by its crispness, body and durability, georgette is a sheer fabric of silk or synthetic material with a dull, slightly crinkled surface.
A sheer, strong silk or silklike clothing fabric with a dull, creped finish.
A silk or synthetic crepe with a dull texture.

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