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Loomstate fabric

The Loomstate fabric is a term used to describe a woven fabric coming from the weaving machine into the trade, The goods as such are not finished but usually merely brushed on a cleaning machine may be raw fabric, grey goods.

Plain Weave

Plain weave is the simplest and most common fabric weave where the filling yarn passes over and under each warp yarn in alternating rows.


Poplin is the name of a lightweight tightly more warp threads than filling woven plain weave fabric where a coarser yarn is used for the filling than the warp, leaving a slight rib effect across the width of the goods.


Oxford shirt. Initially made in Oxford, England, it is a plain weave fabric where two or more filling yarns pass over and less than one or more parallel warp yarns. It is possible to have 2×1, 2×2, 3×2, 4×4, or 8×8. Used in dress shirting’s where the warp is a colour


Duck is once known as a fabric lighter than canvas, today a duck considered being a synonym for canvas or plain weave cotton made from a medium to coarse yarns.


Chambray is a plain weave fabric, with a single but different warp and weft colour.


Canvas is the simplest weave in textiles. A plain weave (1×1) where the filling yarn is passed over and under individual warp yarns.