Silk Fabric Weaves
Find all Silk fabric weaves with swatches: Brocade, Charmeuse, Chiffon, China silk, Doupioni, Faille, Georgette, Matelasse,Noil, Organza, Peau de Soie, Pongee,
Brocade is a jacquard weave with an embossed effect and contrasting surfaces. Can also be woven with synthetic or man-made fibers.
Faille soft ribbed silk with wider ribs than seen in grosgrain ribbon. Slightly glossy.
Georgette sheer crepe silk, heavier than chiffon and with a crinkle surface.
Matelasse has raised woven designs, usually jacquard, with the appearance of puckered or quilted.
Noil is sportier in appearance and created by short fibers, often from the innermost part of the cocoon. Has the look of hopsack but much softer.
Pongee is a plain woven, thin, naturally tan fabric that has a rough weave effect.