Derived from Cambrai, France; a plain weave, yarn-dyed cotton or blend fabric made with a colored warp and white filling. Usually made in a plain color, although also available in stripes, checks and figure patterns.
Chambray is a plain-weave fabric usually of cotton, rayon, or a blend of these with polyester. Usually chambray has white yarns in the filling direction and yarn-dyed yarns in the warp direction. Iridescent chambray is made with one color in the warp and a second color in the filling. It can also be made in striped patterns.
A lightweight cotton fabric with a denim look, which combines a coloured yarn with an undyed yarn in a plain weave. Chambray was originally the fabric choice for the workingmanâ€(tm)s blue shirt, hence the term blue-collar worker. Now chambray shirts are a staple in both menâ€(tm)s and womenâ€(tm)s sportswear.
A class of yarn-dyed, plain weave fabrics with a colored warp and white filling. Made of cotton or synthetic fibers, chambray is often light blue. It was originally woven in Cambrai, France, for farmers.
lightweight cotton or blend fabric in plain, balanced weave. Yarns are slightly slubbed in both directions. Warp is usually white with a solid colored weft. Again, this is an excellent fabric to use for Furniture Slipcovers.