Voile Fabric

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A large percentage of voile fabric in the global market comes from Asian countries like China, India, and Pakistan. China is the leading producer and exporter since it is among the largest producer of the materials used to make the fabric. 

What is Voile Fabric? 

Voile is a woven, plain weave fabric made using high-twist combed yarns. The fabric has a higher thread count than regular cotton fabric, making it softer and smoother.   

 

The fabric is often obtained from pure cotton or cotton blended with polyester or linen. Due to the nature of the material used and the weaving style, voile fabric comes in a variety of colors and patterns.  

 

Voile is a perfect fabric for summer wear due to its breathability and comfort. 

History of Voile Fabric 

Voile fabric originated in France and has been in use for centuries. The fabric is derived from the French word ‘voile,’ which means veil.’

 

In the early days, voile fabric was only made using 100% cotton. As it became popular and its applications increased, synthetic fibers were added for more results and to provide uses with more options. 

Types of Voile Fabric 

The two main types of voile fabric are crushed and sheer voile. 

Crushed Voile 

The fabric is very soft and lightweight. Due to its nature, the crushed voile is often used in soft furnishing. 

Sheer Voile 

Sheer voile is mainly used for draperies and is also suitable for most soft furniture furnishings. 

Uses of Voile Fabric 

Voile is mainly used to make casual wear and for home decor. Here are some of the products made from the fabric:

  • Warm weather Clothing- Glamorous blouses, veils, flowing dresses, nightgowns, scarves, skirts, lingerie, and hats 
  • Home Decor- Table clothes, table runners, table overlays, curtains 

Pros and Cons of Voile Fabric 

Pros

  • Flexible
  • Lightweight
  • Sheer
  • Breathable
  • Drapes lightly

Cons

  • Delicate
  • Likely to shrink
  • Easy to get wrinkles
  • Uncomfortable when wet