Best Faille Fabrics
Here are our faille fabric reviews.
Faille fabric generally has some kind of texture. This fabric has a slightly ribbed feel and is tightly woven. Also like most faille fabrics, this fabric is extremely soft and has a fluid drape. This floral print is absolutely beautiful and would be great for creating apparel items like dresses, skirts, blouses, and more.
- This fabric is very lightweight and is made from 100% polyester
- Come sin 58” widths and this line of fabric comes in over thirty different prints to choose from
- Machine wash with cold water, air dry
This lightweight faille fabric features an extremely soft hand and a slightly ribbed texture. It is tightly woven and drapes beautifully and fluidly. This fabric features a unique snake like print that would be great for creating different apparel items like dresses, skirts, blouses, and more.
- Hand wash, let fabric drip dry
- This fabric is made from 100% polyester
- Comes in 58” widths
This faille fabric has a small amount of texture and features a unique sheen. The fabric is very lightweight and like most faille fabrics, is extremely soft. This fabric is different from other faille fabrics though, in that it only has a small amount of drape. The fabric could still be a good choice for different apparel items, especially dresses, skirts, and blouses.
- Fabric is lightweight and is made from 14% nylon and 86% rayon
- Machine wash, tumble dry
- Available in 58” widths
This faille fabric is actually a medium weight knit fabric and comes in unique, striped prints. The fabric features 10% stretch, which makes it a great choice for form fitting clothing. This fabric could be used to make anything from tops to dresses, skirts to scarves, and more.
- Fabric is made from 100% polyester
- Machine wash on gentle, lay flat to dry
- Comes in 58” widths
This line of fabric is very lightweight and is soft to the touch. The fabric does have some stretch, which makes it a great choice for making different apparel items. Crepe de chine is great for making dresses, blouses, skirts, scarves, and more.
- Hand wash, drip dry
- This fabric is a blend of 97% polyester and 3% Lycra spandex
- Comes in 57” widths
Faille Fabric Buying Guide
Faille fabric has a beautiful, liquid, and flowy drape (although some faille fabrics have a crisper hand and only a slight amount of drape. The fabric is very lightweight, and some fabric lines do have some stretch to the fabric. Faille is most often used to make apparel items because of the many great features the fabric has. While faille can be made with different fibers, many lines are made with polyester and polyester blends.
Laundering and Caring for Faille
Faille fabric is most often used to make different apparel items. Caring and laundering clothing items properly can definitely prolong the life of the item and keep it in the best shape possible. Some faille fabrics can be machine washed and even put in the dryer, but most should not be dried in a dyer. Most lies of fabric recommend washing on gentle on hand washing and then air drying or drip drying after.
Cost of Faille Fabric
Many lines of faille fabric are actually quite budget friendly, even though the fabric has a soft, luxurious feel and a beautiful, fluid drape that makes it look like it might be more expensive than it actually is. Many lines of faille can be purchased for under ten dollars a yard, while others range around the twenty dollar per yard price point. If you are on a budget, there are many different lines of faille in all different colors and prints that can be purchased for around or less than ten dollars a yard.
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