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What is velvet fabric

What kind of fabric is velvet? Flat velvet fabric is a kind of wool fabric, which belongs to the higher grade products of cotton fabric. The surface of this fabric is covered by towering piles, and the pile height is generally about 1.2mm, forming a flat pile surface, so it is called plain pile. Before the emergence of chenille home textile fabrics, velvet fabrics were the main choices for sofa fabrics and curtain fabrics, but they were not widely sold due to their relatively expensive prices. Due to the demand of the high-end home textile market in the past two years, the plain velvet fabric has a small climax in the ordinary home textile fabric in the international market.

The velvet fabric is divided into plain weave and jacquard. The opening equipment uses dobby and jacquard machines respectively. There are many types of velvet fabrics, and various styles can be made, such as the velvet of Italian weave that can be used for jacquard suede effect and jacquard flat weave effect at the same time. At present, there are few home textile enterprises in China that have velvet looms. Recently, some enterprises have a strong interest in this product.

The plain velvet fabric is woven with a pile structure and then cut and finished. The surface has dense, flat, towering and shiny fluff, so it is called plain velvet. Warp and weft yarns for velvet are made of high-quality cotton yarns. Flat fluff is full and flat, with a thick texture, soft touch, soft gloss, abrasion and durability, good warmth, elasticity, and is not easy to wrinkle. According to different pile yarns, they are divided into warp velvet (cut warp velvet) and weft velvet (cut weft velvet). It is not advisable to scrub vigorously when washing flat velvet, so as not to affect the plumpness and flatness of the fluff.

Warp and weft yarns for velvet are made of high-quality cotton yarns. Flat fluff is full and flat, with a thick texture, soft touch, soft gloss, abrasion and durability, good warmth, elasticity, and is not easy to wrinkle. According to different pile yarns, it is divided into warp and weft.
Velvet, also known as mercerized velvet or velvet, is a pure cotton fabric woven with a pile fabric. It is characterized by combed double strands in the warp direction and single yarn in the weft direction.

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