Seersucker Fabric

Seersucker Fabric - Fabriclore

What is Seersucker? 

  • Seersucker is woven striped fabric mainly cotton, nylon or polyester blend. In seersucker some threads are bunched together, giving the fabric a wrinkled appearance in some places. 
  • Most common colors used for the fabric are white and blue.
  • Seersucker is made by slack-tension weave. It is produced by a limited number of suppliers.
  • It is a low-profit and high-cost fabric because of its slow weaving procedure.


  • Seersucker is a popular fabric during the British Colony Period because of its usage in warm weather for a large group of people for suits.
  • During the American Civil War, this fabric was used to make famous baggy pants.
  • In the 20th century, seersucker was used widely for designing mattresses, pillowcases as well as nightshirts during the hot summers in the Southern US and Britain.
  • From the 1940s, nurses and volunteers in US hospitals started wearing seersucker-made red-white uniforms.
Seersucker Fabric

What Makes it Stand Out

Light weight

It is lightweight and durable fabric.


Seercuker has an uneven texture due to its puckering effect. It does not require ironing the fabric because of its wrinkled look.


The fabric is breathable and gives proper air circulation on hot days. 

Application & Usage 


Suits, shirts, dresses, etc.


Curtains, bed sheets, pillow covers, etc. 

Care Instructions 

  • Can be washed by machine in cold water.
  • Dry the fabric by hanging or machine drying on a medium.
  • Ironing is not needed.
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