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Gabardine Fabric - Fabriclore

Gabardine Fabric

What is Gabardine Fabric?

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

History

  • In 1879 Gabardine was made by Thomas Burberry who was the founder of the Burberry fashion house in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.
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What Makes it Stand Out 

Texture

It is robust, durable, breathable, and waterproof due to its texture and tight weave that allows it to repel water.

Fall

Not suitable for drapes

Shine

Subtle sheen

Durable

It is a strong and firm fabric.

Application and Uses

Clothing

Jackets, skirts, dresses, etc.

Accessories

Hats, shoes, etc.

Home furnishing

Bedsheets, curtains, etc.

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.

Gabardine Fabric

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