The Characteristics of Common Clothing Fabrics

August 09, 2021


Cotton cloth is the general term for all kinds of cotton textiles. It is mostly used to make fashion, casual wear, underwear and shirts.

Its advantages are easy to keep warm, soft and close-fitting, moisture absorption, and good air permeability.

Its shortcomings are that it is easy to shrink and wrinkle, and its appearance is not very stiff and beautiful. It must be ironed frequently when wearing it.



Linen is a cloth made of flax, ramie, jute, sisal, abaca and other hemp plant fibers.

It is generally used to make casual wear and work wear, and it is also used to make ordinary summer clothes.

Its advantages are extremely high strength, moisture absorption, heat conduction, and good air permeability.

Its disadvantage is that it is not very comfortable to wear, and its appearance is rough and stiff.



Silk is a general term for various silk fabrics spun from silk as raw material. Like cotton, it has many varieties and different personalities. It can be used to make all kinds of clothes, especially suitable for making ladies' clothes.

Its strengths are thin, fit, soft, smooth, breathable and comfortable to wear.

Its shortcomings are that it is prone to wrinkles, easy to suck, not strong enough, and fades faster.


Woolen cloth

Woolen cloth is also called wool, which is a general term for fabrics woven from various types of wool and cashmere.

It is usually used to make formal and high-end clothing such as dresses, suits, and overcoats.

Its advantages are anti-wrinkle and abrasion resistance, soft hand feel, elegant and crisp, full of elasticity, and strong warmth retention.

Its main disadvantage is that it is difficult to wash and is not suitable for making summer clothes.



Leather is a tanned animal fur fabric. It is mostly used to make fashion and winter clothes.

It can be divided into two categories: one is leather, that is, leather that has been dehaired. The second is fur, that is, treated leather with belt hair.

Its advantages are lightness and warmth, grace and luxury. Its disadvantage is that it is expensive and requires higher storage and care.


Pure cotton

Pure cotton fabric is made of cotton.

Pure cotton fabrics have the advantages of moisture absorption, moisture retention, heat resistance, alkali resistance, and hygiene.

At the same time, it is easy to wrinkle, and it is more difficult to smooth and shrink after wrinkles. The shrinkage rate of pure cotton clothing is 2% to 5%. After special processing or washing treatment, it is easy to deform. Pure cotton clothing will be easy to deform, especially It's summer clothes because the fabric is relatively thin.


Knitted fabric

Knitted cloth, also known as jersey, refers to the weft jersey fabric used to make underwear. It has good moisture absorption and air permeability, but has dispersibility and curling properties.



Polyester is an important variety of synthetic fibers, and it is the trade name of polyester fiber in my country.

The advantage is:

1. Not afraid of mold and insects.

2. Good light fastness, the light fastness ability exceeds that of natural fiber fabrics.

weakness is:

1. Poor hygroscopicity, polyester fabric has poor hygroscopicity, and will feel hot when worn.

2. Poor dyeability, and dye molecules cannot easily enter the fiber.

3. Easy to pilling, there will be pilling after using for a period of time.


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