A thin cotton, white, dyed, or printed. The name is also applied to coarser and heavier cotton goods; as, shirting and sheeting muslins. In sheeting, muslin is not as finely woven as percale.
One of the finest kinds of cotton. It was very thin and was the favorite material for dresses. A fine thin semi-transparent cotton textile.
An off-white woven cotton fabric.
Plain-weave fabric made of cotton or poly/cotton blends not less than 128 threads per square inch. Typically won't last too long for use in bed linen but acceptable if you know that going in. Sooner or later you'll be able to see right through muslin. lol
A plain fabric, usually off-white in color. Used by many quilters as background and backing, because it's inexpensive compared to many other fabrics.
A lightweight, low-thread count, open cotton fabric of plain weave.
fine, thin semi-transparent cotton. Main types are: 1) Book, which is like swiss but coarser; 2) Indian, which is soft, thin, silky and opaque; 3) Leno, which is open and stiff; 4) Madras, which has a transparent ground with a darned pattern in thick soft thread; 5) Mull, much like Indian but not as silky; 6) Organdy, a soft opaque muslin with raised spots worked in, and 7) Swiss, a nearly transparent muslin with a hard finish.
A good quality woven cotton fabric used for cloth dolls and bodies for dolls of other media.
A balanced plain-weave fabric; made of cotton or cotton/polyester blends not less than 128 threads/square inch
Lightweight gauze made from cotton. Sheer and crisp, it can be patterned with floral motifs. It is inexpensive but tends to shrink and crease.
Cotton sheeting fabric with thread count of less than 180 threads per square inch.
Cotton sheeting with less than 180 thread count (more than 180 is percale).
The general term for a large group of plain weave cotton fabrics ranging from light to heavy weight.
Woven cotton fabric used for small economy flags. Nylon Heavyweight 200 denier material used in U.S., international and custom outdoor flags.
Muslin is a firm, medium- to heavyweight, plain weave cotton fabric made in a variety of qualities. Muslin made with low-grade cotton fiber with small pieces from the cotton plant is often used in apparel design.
A firmly woven cotton fabric that has been given a pure starched or backfilled finish to provide a dull "clothy" effect.
a trial run in fabric to check the thing fits
Any of various sturdy, plain-weave cotton fabrics, used especially for sheets.
light fabrics from the East, covered with tiny bumps.
A large group of plain weave cotton fabrics ranging from light to heavy weight. The sizing may also be light or heavy. Muslin can be solid colored or printed.
A cotton fabric made in various degrees of fineness and often printed, woven, or embroidered in patterns, esp. a cotton fabric of plain weave, used for sheets and for a variety of other purposes.
fine cotton fabric, plainly woven, bleached or unbleached
A very fine cotton fabric, it was mainly used to make dresses.
A soft, plainly woven cotton similar to, but coarser than, percale. It is available in light and heavyweight weaves, bleached or unbleached, and as a base for printed and dyed fabrics.
name given to a large variety of light weight fabrics from the East, though the original was silk with gold.
An inexpensive, medium weight, plain weave, low count (less than 160 threads per square inch) cotton sheeting fabric. In its unfinished form, it is commonly used in fashion design to make trial garments for preliminary fit.
An inexpensive, natural-colored cotton fabric.
A plain cotton fabric available bleached or unbleached.; Called "Calico" in Great Britain.
a loosely woven, medium-weight, plain-weave cotton fabric.
Historically, a fine cotton fabric used for clothing and home furnishings. In the twentieth century, the term "muslin" usually refers to an inexpensive woven fabric that has not been dyed and is available bleached (white) or unbleached (natural off white). Unbleached muslin has been very popular for quilt backing.
a plain, undyed cotton fabric, available bleached or unbleached. A fine quality bleached muslin is used in quilting as a neutral background or as a foundation under thinner fabric.
1) a light weight loose weave cotton fabric akin to cheese cloth. it is absorbent, and makes good pressing cloths. 2) the American term for a toile (see below)
a stable and simple plain weave fabric that is woven from slightly irregular fibers, producing a soft and supple cloth that is absorbent and comfortable in the heat.
A woven fabric natural of color cotton made of cotton or cotton blend.
Although not always considered to be a fine, lightweight cotton fabric, muslin is thin and sheer. The name comes from mussolin which was woven in Mosul, a city in the northern tip of Iraq near the boarder with Turkey on the river Tigis. Muslin is produced in India and many Hindi names are used to describe it: malmal, mallmol or mulmull from which the word mull is derived. There are several other local Indian names used to describe different muslins: alabalee, ajiji, alliabably, jhuna, shabnam and sullah. Book binding muslin has a hard, stiff finish, but not a true muslin. See Dacca muslin.
Wide-loomed fabric used for ceiling artwork.
A plain, un-dyed cotton fabric, available bleached or unbleached. ()
Lightweight, open, plain or simple leno weave fabric, usually made of cotton.
A lightweight, plain weave cotton gauze.
A cotton fabric of plain weave, it is usually inexpensive. Its simplicity (dye-free, all-cotton), makes it ideal for conservators.
A plain weave cotton fabric, generally used as the background fabric for patches of applique'. Muslin comes in a variety of different shades of beige (unbleached is ecru or beige) and if the manufacturer bleaches the muslin, it will appear whiter. There is permanent press muslin that will not wrinkle. Since muslin comes in a wide range of weights, be sure to buy a good quality.
is a sheer to coarse plain woven cotton fabric. Muslin comes in "natural" color or is dyed.
Muslin is a type of finely-woven cotton fabric, introduced to Europe from the Middle East in the 17th century. It was named for the city where it was first made, Mosul in what is now Iraq.
A very fine cotton, very like a modern sheer.
A plainly woven cotton fabric with a pure starched or backfilled finish to provide a dull, "clothy" effect.
Muslin is a plain weave strong cotton cloth.
Muslin is a type of finely-woven cotton fabric, introduced to Europe from the Middle East in the 17th century. The first recorded use in England was in 1670.