6 Popular Traditional Wedding Dress Fabrics


If you are going to choose your wedding dress, you need to know that not all the bridal dress fabrics are created equally. Different fabrics have their individual look and will decide your comfort and your wedding look. Choosing a right fabric is what the most important thing for your wedding.

Some fabrics are suited for structured designs while others are great for light look and flowing.

Before selecting your wedding dress it is important to know about wedding fabrics and about the most used fabrics for a wedding dress.

Here are 6 fabrics which is often used for a wedding dress and why they are an excellent choice for bridal gowns –

  • Satin

Satin is one of the most commonly used fabric, most versatile and most durable. It is most popular for its smooth finish that it gives to almost every body type, which makes it perfect for more structured gowns. It is supportive for every body shape and good for ruched, draped and ball-gown styles.

Due to heavy structure, it is thick in the fabric which makes it suitable for the winter season but is not suggested for hot seasons.

  • Charmeuse

Charmeuse is usually made up of silk but sometimes it is also made up of synthetic fibers. It is a lightweight fabric which is glamorous and has sheer fabric with a glossy sheen and lovely drape. It is incredibly luxurious and commonly used in column dresses.

  • Chiffon 

Chiffon is perfect for destination weddings, especially in warm weathers. It is incredibly light in weight, transparent, sheer without sheen. It is also often used in layers because of its sheerness.

bridal dress fabrics
bridal dress fabrics
  • Organza 

It is a woven fabric made up of silk which is sheer and light in weight. It looks similar to chiffon but is much stiffer than chiffon. It is a versatile fabric that works so well with every other fabric. It is perfect for warm weathers, still, it is a very delicate fabric so must watch for snags and pull.

  • Tulle

Tulle looks like netting because it is sheer with an open weave. It looks fabulous when get mixed with the other fabrics. It is best for overlay skirts and the wedding veils.

  • Lace 

Lace is one of the dress material that gives the real vintage look and adds so much grace to your gown. It is an ideal choice for overlay skirts. It comes in many varieties.


The wedding day is the most important day of your life and you should know everything about bridal fabrics before jumping into buying one for your wedding dress. The comfort and your wedding look is all that matters.

Crafty Fabric Manipulation To Create Designs And Patterns On It

Crafty Fabric Manipulation To Create Designs And Patterns On It

Using some creative craft work on a fabric you can make it look more beautiful while crafting with fabric require some sewing skills and if you have some expertise on sewing then you can play with some colourful patterns on fabrics and use your creativity to make it prettier.

How to craft some beautiful embroideries and texture in fabric?


It is a sewing technique in which you can make use of some small fabrics or patches to make it together a big piece of fabric while this method is also called piece work. You can make some creative design work by adding some different types of fabric.


It is also a sewing technique in which you need to pieces of the fabric at the base and the edges of the main fabric which will make the fabric more durable on the edges. You can make use of needle sewing through hands or you can also make use of sewing machines.

Adding Beads or Bead work

There are different types of beads that you can use in your designing. You can make use of some shiny or some wooden beads also which can give it classier look. You can just sew or even stick (using Fabric glue) these beads to the fabric.

fabric trims
fabric trims

You need to be an expert to do embroidery on fabrics. In this process, you can make use of some colourful yarns or threads and can make stitches on the fabric to create some patterns. There are various techniques of embroidery using that you can create beautiful artwork on the fabric as a canvas.

Adding Trims

Whatever is in the fabric accept its own yarn material all the other accessories added to a fabric, all are actually trims only. These trims are used for supporting fabric and it also adds more beautiful features on the fabric. You can purchase some beautiful fabric trims from the online stores.

Fabric painting

You can make use of your creative artwork and can draw some beautiful patterns and design on the fabric while you should make sure that the colour you are using should be the natural colour. There are many more methods which you can apply for making a fabric look more beautiful. You can make use these creative techniques on your old dresses to make it look new while it can also provide more support to the dress fabric.


There are lots of fabric with artificial clothing fibres that are growing popular in the market but they are not still the replacement of natural fibre yarn. Woolens has been preferred as a clothing material for a long time. Generally, this fibre is used for making winter season wearable clothes like sweater, socks, blankets, and quilts. There are so many good qualities in this fibre which makes it one of the best clothing material.


Wool fabrics
Wool fabrics


Some advantages of woolen clothing are:

  • Wool fabrics can soak a large amount of water. While wearing woollen fabric you will be able to feel that it is absorbing the moisture from your body and making your skin more fresh and dry.
  • This fabric fibre content having micro pockets which absorb the air and it makes an insulating environment for your body which protects you from cold breeze.
  • In some types of woolen, these micro pockets also maintain the temperature of the body and these types of woolen clothes can also be wearable in summer which can make your body cool from inside.
  • Woolen fibre can absorb the moisture of wearer body and makes it clean and dry. It also locks the odour coming from the body of the wearer.
  • This fabric feels soft and comfortable with the skin of the wearer. As it is very supportive fabric and give rest to the body.
  • Woollen clothing is elastic in nature and it is also highly tensile in strength. Microfibres in the yarn is like spring that makes the woollen more elastic in nature.
  • This fibre is provided air insulation effect so it can also be used for restricting fibre. The yarns of woollen cannot catch fire easily because it blocks the oxygen to the fire.
  • Versatility is one of the main factors of woollen clothing. Even in terms of fabric design, quality, and budget, there are varieties. Depended on the requirement and interest of the buyer can purchase some good woollen.
  • This fabric can be useful for a long time because of its tensile strength and flexibility of fibre. Woolen can maintain it’s shaped within all season. You can see a woolen blanket does not change too much even after a long time.

There are so many benefits of woolen clothing that makes it one of the best material for clothing purpose. There are many types of woolen clothing with the difference in their properties like cashmere, mohair, angora and merino etc.