Chiffon, from the French word for a cloth or rag, is a lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns.The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric slightly in both directions after weaving, giving it some stretch and a slightly rough feel.Chiffon can be dyed to almost any
shade. Under a magnifying glass it resembles a fine net or mesh which gives chiffon some
Model: Pale goldenrod C131 Silk Chiffon Fabric
Length: 1.10 yard (1 mt)
Width: 54 inches (138 cm)
Composition: 100% Silk
Chiffon is most commonly used in evening wear, especially as an
overlay, for giving an elegant and floating appearance to the gown. It is also a popular
fabric used in blouses, ribbons, scarves and lingerie.Due to this delicate nature, chiffon
must be hand washed very gently.Since chiffon is a light-weight fabric that frays very
easily, bound or French seams must be used to stop the fabric from fraying. Chiffon is
smoother and lustrous.
If you buy more than 1 meter, it will come in 1 continuos piece uncut.