Plain weave; sheer silk made of tightly twisted, fine yarns; use for interfacing, veils, under gowns. A very sheer, crisp fabric made with a loose plain weave and tightly twisted yarns that have 10 to 20 turns per inch. Organza has a crisp drape, which requires special sewing techniques for seams, facings, and hems because they can be seen from the outside of the garment. Best for: Facings, Interfacings, and Linings for lightweight or sheer Fabrics.
This versatile fabric is known for its sheer and lightweight plain weave. It has a medium to high yarn count and can be made of silk, rayon, nylon, or polyester. Organza fabric is used for a variety of purposes such as wedding gowns, ribbons, tablecloths, and bags. This fabric is also commonly referred to as sheer organza. It comes in different grades with varying weight of the fabric. Refer to Sheer for more information. To see an example of an wedding favor wrap, please refer to the colorful Zaarni Favor Wraps. These organza wraps are often used as alternatives to traditional tulle rounds/circles. The Laudene Favor Bag, Issabela Favor Bag, or Fiore Bella Favor Bags are also examples of stylish favor bags using organza with beautiful embroidery work. They are ideal for holding a variety of scented items such as soap petals, small bottles of bath oil, and guest hand soaps. Other favors that can fit into these unique organza favor bags include bottle stoppers and openers, ornaments, or cookies.
a sheer dress fabric resembling organdy and usually made of silk, rayon, or nylon. Fine, sheer, lightweight, crisp fabric. It has a very wiry feel. It crushes or musses fairly easily, but it is easily pressed. Dressy type of fabric, sometimes has a silvery sheen. Used in trimming, neckwear, millinery, and underlinings for delicate, sheer materials, as well as an underlining for other fabrics that require a bit of stiffness without weight.
A fine, sheer, lightweight and crisp fabric with a stiff feel. It crushes or musses fairly easily, but it is easily pressed. This fabric is best suited for more formal or dressy attire and sometimes has a silvery sheen. A piece of organza fabric also makes a great pressing cloth to avoid scorch marks when ironing.
A sheer, stiff, plain-weave cloth originally made from continuous filament silk in the gum, but now also made from continuous filament manufactured fibres. This fabric may be dyed, printed or machine embroidered.
Organza is a thin, plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from the continuous filament of silkworms. Nowadays , though many organzas are woven with synthetic filament fibers such as polyester or nylon, the most luxurious organzas are still woven in silk. Silk organza is woven by a number of mills along the Yangtze River and in the province of Zhejiang in China.