A fine, smooth stuff of silk, having usually the wavy luster called watering. The term has also been applied to different kinds of silk goods, from the 16th century to modern times.
A fine, even-textured, smooth silk fabric that has a luster.
a slightly crunchy fabric with a slight ribbing effect.
light to heavy synthetic fabric with body, crispness, and sheen. Smooth surface shines when hit by light. Adds stiffness to full skirts on ball gowns.
a plain weave, tightly woven smooth crisp fabric with a characteristic rustle. Made from silk or man-made filament yarns.
A fine lustrous silk fabric that is typically used in formal wear. It has a slight ribbed appearance and a crisp hand with lots of body.
A plain woven fabric where both the warp and fill interweave in an over and under pattern. Traditional woven sailcloth is a taffeta.
thin glossy silk with wavy texture.
A crisp fabric with a fine smooth surface
a fine, rather stiff fabric of silk, nylon, acetate, etc. with a sheen
A group of fabrics made with a plain weave and having a smooth, crisp feel, and either lustrous or dull face.
A crisp, smooth woven fabric with a crosswise rib and either matte (dull) or shiny finish, that "rustles" with movement.
Fine, crisp silk with a finish that also gives it the name ìpaper taffeta.î It has numerous man-made imitations. It should be treated with care as it wrinkles badly.
A tabby, plain woven fabric of various fibers with a shiny surface. Used mainly in women's garments.
A plain-woven, crisp and smooth fabric with a slight sheen. Taffeta is typically made from silk, rayon or nylon
A crisp, smooth fabric with a tightly woven plain weave and a semi-sheen. This lustrous fabric has a characteristic rustle and is made in plain colours, fancy prints, watered designs, and changeable effects. Faille taffeta, paper taffeta, shot taffeta, tissue taffeta, warp-print taffeta.
Taffeta, a smooth, closely woven fabric in a plain weave was originally made of silk and is now often made of manmade filament fibers. Taffeta is often weighted to produce its characteristic crispness. It can come in a solid color, have one color warp and another color filling to produce iridescence (taffeta with this changeable color effect is sometimes called "shot tafetta), plaid stripes, and may occasionally have a print or moiré pattern. It is used for dresses, suits, coats, and lingerie.
a lightweight material that is often made of acetate laitone, polyester, rayon, silk or other light materials
A plain weave fabric that is woven to give a fine,smooth look on both sides. Crisp hand.
A medium-weight or light-weight fabric of acetate, nylon, rayon, or silk, usually smooth, crisp, and lustrous, and with a fine crosswise rib effect.
A crisp, tightly woven fabric with a fine, crosswise rib. Originally made from silk, today's taffeta is also made from cotton, acetate, rayon or polyester. You may also recognize it by its rustling sound.
A plain-weave fabric with a fine, smooth, crisp hand usually lustrous appearance. Taffeta fabric usually has a fine cross rib made by using a heavier filling yarn than warp yarn.
A lustrous, medium-weight, plain-weave fabric with a slight ribbed appearance in the filling (crosswise) direction. For formal wear, taffeta is a favorite choice. It provides a crisp hand, with lots of body. Silk taffeta gives the ultimate rustle, but other fibers are also good choices.
a crisp, smooth fabric with small, crosswise rib.
A shiny silk or silk-like material.
This fabric is supposed to have originated in Persia. The fabric is smooth, tightly woven with fine warp yarn and has a plain weave. Silk Taffeta has a crisp drape. This fabric comes in various weights.
Taffeta is a weft-way rib cloths. Taffeta is characterised by indistinct weft way ribs which are the result of using yarns of equal thickness in both warp and weft and having many more ends than picks. The stiffness depends on how closely woven it is, as does the rustling sound it produces when rubbed. Various qualities of taffeta are available, ranging from the lightweight, less stiff fabric used for linings to the closely woven stiff dress taffeta with its tendency to fall into deep folds of a typical character. Wool taffeta is a plain weave, lightweight fabric produced from worsted yarns.
a fine plain weave fabric smooth on both sides, usually with a sheen on it's surface
A smooth and crisp lustrous fabric of silk, rayon, acetate or various other fibers, in a plain weave, with a fine horizontal rib. This fabric is great in window coverings because it retains its shape with little support.
A crisp plain-woven lustrous fabric.
A fine smooth silk material which has a lustrous or shiny surface on both sides.
A light woven fabric used on laminates to add durability and abrasion resistance
A lustrous plain weave fabric with a smooth feel and slightly ribbed appearance.
A plain woven fabric with a slight weftway rib.
A medium weight fabric with varying sheen used in bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and prom gowns.
crisp and smooth with a visible weave. Fine taffeta can be very elegant, but beware lower quality, which can look cheap.
A stiff lustrous silk or silk-type fabric with a slight rib.
Plain weave, closely woven, smooth, crisp fabric with a slight weftways rib, originally made from continuous filament silk yarns. Now often made using other fibres.
A fine plain-woven fabric that's smooth on both sides.
Taffeta is a type of fabric, often used for fancy dresses. ;
a firm, closely woven silk or linen fabric with an identical glossy surface on both sides.
A closely woven, plain-weave fabric with a crisp handle and a smooth surface. Its a lustrous, medium weight, plain weave fabric with a slight ribbed appearance in the filling (crosswise) direction.
With a crisp hand, taffeta is typically used for formal wear like gowns and fuller skirts. Underlining prevents some of the wrinkling it has a tendency to have.
An unfinished fabric employed as a covering, usually in laminate sailcloth, often enhancing durability and chafe resistance
A shiny fabric initially made of woven silk but now available in synthetic substitutes.
Nylon and polyester fabrics that are less durable but more supple than ripstop fabrics.
Taffeta (sometimes spelled taffety) is a crisp, smooth woven fabric made from silk or synthetic fibers. The word is Persian in origin, and means "twisted woven". It is considered to be a "high end" fabric, suitable for use in ball gowns, wedding dresses and in interiors for curtains or wallcovering.