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Gabardine Fabric - Fabriclore

Gabardine Fabric

What is Gabardine Fabric?

  • Gabardine is tightly woven fabric with several varieties of worsted, cotton, silk.
  • Gabardine fabric is woven with twill weave.
  • Best-quality gabardine uses two-ply worsted yarns, but single-worsted yarns, two-ply, and single woolen yarns are also used.
  • Gabardine has a dull sheen.
  • Overworking when ironing or pressing may produce a shine on the fabric.

Cotton Gabardine

Image Reference -https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Cotton-Linen-twill-Tough-Gabardine-fabric_1600210193258.html

Silk Gabardine

Image Reference - https://www.fashionfabricsclub.com/p92522_9900msw40goldblacksilkwoolgab

Gabardine Wool

Image Reference - https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Worsted-Wool-Gabardine-Plain-Tropical-fabric_60675643783.html

History

  • In 1879 Gabardine was invented by Thomas Burberry who was the founder of Burberry fashion house in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.

What Makes it Stand Out 

  • It is strong and firm fabric.
  • It does not to make sweat and doesnt wrinkle.
  • It is robust, durable, breathable and waterproof due to its texture and tight weave that allows it to repel water.
Texture Silky , luxurious feel
Fall Not suitable for drapes
Shine Subtle sheen
Sheer Opaque

 

Application and Uses

  • Used for clothing for men, slacks, jackets and suits for women, uniforms, skirts, raincoats and all-weather riding habits, skirts, coats, sportswear, hats, and fabric shoes.
  • Lightweight gabardine is used for sportswear and dresses while heavyweight gabardine is used for slacks and more tailored suits.

Gabardine suit

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Beige Gabardine raincoat  

Image Reference - https://www.thread.com/item/arlen-cotton-gabardine-rain-coat-sand/14003930

Care Instructions

  • Can be washed in a gentle cycle in the washer because their tight weaves are water and wrinkle- resistant.
  • They can also be hand-washed or placed on a low heat setting in the dryer.
  • Set a warm iron on the lowest setting to do a quick press.
  • Advisable to dry clean gabardine blends with a high percentage of worsted wool to prevent shrinkage.
  • Extra work during ironing or applying extra pressure can create a shine in the fabric.

Reference Links

https://blog.treasurie.com/ what-is-gabardine/

https://advancetextile86.blog spot.com/2021/05/gabardine- fabric-history-characteristics- manufacturing-process- applications.html


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