What is Greige Fabric?
- Greige is an unfinished woven or knitted fabric that hasn't been bleached or dyed.
- They can basically be decribed as fabrics that are in a natural or unfinished state.
- Greige materials are scoured (to clean) and sometimes bleached (to remove natural color) before dyeing and printing.
- Greige goods contain many types of impurities.
What Makes it Stand Out
- Natural color & appearance
|Texture||Slight rough to touch|
|Sheer||Transclusent / Opaque|
Applications & Usage
- Greige fabric is a term commonly used in the Apparel industry. Brand companies are usually required to make seasonal commitments of Greige fabric volumes to their material suppliers.
- Most manufacturers purchase greige fabric in bulk to develop their own prints, colours and patterns.
- Greige fabrics are processed to created Ready for Dyeing (RFD) fabrics.
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Processing ( Greige - Final )
- Remove from the fibers all impurities, both naturals and / or those added during production that may interfere in subsequent dyeing and / or finishing process.
- Improve the ability of the fibers to absorb water solutions of dyes and chemicals.
- Impart the proper brightness or whiteness to fabrics according to need, especially when brilliant or certain pastel shades are desired.