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Chambray

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

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Piqué

Piqué

Piqué is a heavy cotton material woven in corded or figured effects. The goods are used for such purposes as ladies’ tailor-made suits, vesting’s, shirt fronts, cravats, bedspreads, and the like. It was originally woven in diamond-shaped designs to imitate quilting. The name is French for quilting. Read more..

Shuttle

Shuttle

Shuttle is the weft insertion device that propels the filling yarn across over and under the warp yarns. Shuttles used to be shuttle looms wooden with a metal tip.

Warp

Warp

The lengthwise, vertical yarns carried over and under the weft. Warp yarns to generally have a more twist than weft yarns because they are subjected to more strain in the weaving process and therefore, require more strength.