List of Fabrics Used in Garments Manufacturing

By | December 18, 2015

Types of Fabric Used in Garments Manufacturing

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Fabric is the basic material for manufacturing the garments. Garments are made by using finished fabrics. There are different types of fabric used in garments manufacturing. It can be woven or knitted fabric. Various types of woven and knitted fabrics name has mentioned in this article.

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Different Types of Fabric Used in Apparel Manufacturing:

There are mainly two types of fabric used in garments manufacturing. Those are-

  1. Woven fabric,
  2. Knitted fabric.

All the above two types have classified in the below:

1. Woven fabric:

Woven fabrics are preferable for its different types of design. This kind of fabric can be easily cut into different shapes and excellent for producing different styles in the garments.

Various types of woven fabric

Various types of woven fabric

There are different types of woven fabrics which are vastly used in garments manufacturing, those are in the below:

  • Buckram fabric,
  • Cambric fabric,
  • Casement fabric,
  • Cheese fabric,
  • Chiffon fabric,
  • Chintz fabric,
  • Corduroy fabric,
  • Crepe fabric,
  • Denim fabric,
  • Drill fabric,
  • Flannel fabric,
  • Gabardine fabric,
  • Georgette fabric,
  • Kashmir silk,
  • Khadi fabric,
  • Lawn fabric,
  • Muslin fabric,
  • Organdy fabric,
  • Poplin fabric,
  • Sheeting fabric,
  • Taffeta fabric,
  • Tissue fabric,
  • Mesh fabric,
  • Velvet fabric.

2. Knitted fabric:

Garments buyers love knit fabrics for its comfort, texture, wrinkle resistance, and elasticity. Basically, knit fabric is easy to sew with the right machine and stitching technique.

Different types of knit fabrics, which are vastly used in apparel manufacturing, are mentioned in the following:

  • Single jersey fabric,
  • Double jersey fabric,
  • Burn out jersey fabric,
  • Rib fabric,
  • Interlock fabric,
  • Piquet fabric,
  • Lacoste fabric,
  • Fleece fabric.

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10 thoughts on “List of Fabrics Used in Garments Manufacturing

  1. Irshadq

    Sir I Need Types of Fabrics,

    What is count construction.. How to calculate

    and prices of Regular Using Fabrics

  2. Razudhb

    Its very very hopeful because I’m really happy.
    Thanks bother


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