Wondrous Weaves – Unique and beautiful Indian fabrics you ought to know about

May 28 06:11 2015

The way you try to know what is there in the food you eat; which thing has proteins, which has calcium and which has fats and not good, one should also be aware of the garment he or she wishes to buy and wear. You showcase and flaunt your various dressings at number of occasions but most of the times you do not feel necessary to know the fabric involved which eventually helps you to choose the right dress place, climate and our own physique or figure.

Fabric is any woven finished product from the yarns. There are many types of fabrics to choose from as per one’s taste and fashion sense, such as:


  • Cotton: An all season fabric and is used and worn by people of all age groups. The soothing feature is it accommodates all weather. It keeps you cool in summers and warm in winters. Cotton is used widely in garments, automobile industry, home furnishings and has presence in almost everywhere sphere of life.
  • Silk: This fabric is a premium fabric which is known for its luster, beauty and affluent look. It shares its attribute with cotton, of accommodating weather keeping the body temperature in control accordingly, apart from high maintenance aspect. It is a bit costlier as compared to other fabrics. Couple of fabrics can be created out of silk. One is by combining nylon which is known as Chiffon, which adds elegance to the garment. Another is woven in silk called Crape, used to make suits and other apparels.
  • Linen: It is known to be the king of all fabrics, as it is easy and graceful to maintain. It is used in apparels, home furnishings and automotive upholstery. It is convenient to use and care as it can be hand washed.


  • Jute: Jute is a robust fabric which has always been the part of Indian fabrics since ages, especially in agriculture for gunny bags and other storage bags because of the durability factor. Now it has found its place in the fashion industry and also making mark in other industries as well.
  • Woolen: The name is self-explanatory, usually used to keep the body warm. The fabric is soft, strong and durable in use. There is a wide variety available in the wools these days, the rare the wool is, the costlier it is.
  • Leather Fabric: It is made through the skin of the animals and allows elasticity. It does not get damaged on stretching and comes back to its shape after a while. It has the quality of absorbing water vapors without losing its dryness, which makes it popular amongst travelers. Though it has always surrounded by ethical issues still people has its craze.


  1. Hemp Fabric: The source of this fabric is the stem of plants; therefore it is considered to be durable and has the unique feature of absorbing water. They are most suitable for the apparels that withstand harsh conditions.

Although there are different types of fabrics, choose them according to weather conditions to stay comfortable.

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