FABRICS FAQ : textile glossary


Weave Related Terms begin with 'O'

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ondule

Wavy effect in a fabric achieved by weaving.
CATEGORY : Weave
SOURCE :     Textile Glossary by Marvin Klapper

organdy

Sheer, plain cotton weave made of fine combed yarns.
CATEGORY : Weave
SOURCE :     Textile Glossary by Marvin Klapper

organza

French for transparent, crisp silk organdy.
CATEGORY : Weave
SOURCE :     Textile Glossary by Marvin Klapper

ottoman

Heavy corded silk or synthetic fabric with larger and rounder ribs than a faille. Fillings are usually cotton or wool, and should be completely covered by the silk or man-made fiber warp.
CATEGORY : Weave
SOURCE :     Introductory Textile Science (5th edition) by Marjory L. Joseph

overplaid

Double plaid in which weave or color effect is arranged in blocks of the same or different sizes, one over the other.
CATEGORY : Weave
SOURCE :     Textile Glossary by Marvin Klapper

oxford cloth

A soft, somewhat porous cotton shirting fabric with a silk like luster finish. Made in a basketweave construction, and available in colors or solids. The cloth tends to soil easily because of the soft bulky filling yarns.
CATEGORY : Weave
SOURCE :     Textile Glossary by Marvin Klapper