Velveteen Fabric

Velveteen - Fabriclore

What is Velveteen Fabric? 

  • Velveteen is a kind of fabric that is used in the textile industry. It is characterized by having a surface that has a short, thick pile and a back that is smooth. 
  • The filling-pile method is used to make it. In this method, a plain or twill weave is used as the base, and extra fills are floated over four or five warps. 
  • After the weaving process is complete, the floats are trimmed, and the ends are combed through to create a smooth pile that is about one-eighth of an inch in length. 
  • Velveteen is becoming a popular style among clothing makers because it gives off an air of luxury but is still affordable. It is possible to use it as a speedier substitute for velvet.
Velveteen Fabric

What Makes it Stand Out 


The fabric has a soft, and feathery texture. 


It is a challenging task to drape the velveteen fabric. 


Velveteen fabric is a long-lasting fabric. 


Applications & Usage 


Shirts, jackets, dresses, pants, sweaters, etc. 

Home Furnishing

Curtains, bedsheets, table covers, etc. 

Care Instructions 

  • In order to prevent the fabric from becoming more compact, velveteen should be prewashed. 
  • You must not dry your clothes by hanging them on a ledge or on a line. This is due to the fact that any wrinkle or ridge that develops in the velveteen while it is drying will turn into a permanent mark on the pile. 
  • Therefore, while drying your velveteen, you will need to either spread it out on a flat surface or hang it using a cushioned hanger. 
  • You may also dry it somewhat using a dryer until it is only wet, after which you can hang it on a hanger or put it gently on a flat surface to finish the drying process. 
  • If you iron your pile fabric the way you've always done, it could get damaged beyond repair and lose its soft, silky feel. 
  • The velveteen may be pressed by laying it with the rough side down over a clean towel, such as a Terry towel.

Velveteen Fabric

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