Taffeta is a type of fabric known for its smooth, crisp texture and distinctive rustling sound. It is a woven fabric that can be made from various fibers, with silk and synthetic materials like polyester being common choices. Taffeta has a fine crossweave pattern and is characterized by its high thread count, which contributes to its lustrous appearance.
Key features of taffeta include its shiny surface, stiffness, and lightweight nature. The fabric is often used in the creation of formal and eveningwear, including bridal gowns and cocktail dresses. Taffeta's crispness makes it suitable for structured garments, and its elegant appearance lends itself well to various decorative applications such as curtains, drapes, and linings.
Taffeta has been a popular fabric for centuries, appreciated for its luxurious feel and visual appeal. Its name is thought to have originated from the Persian word "taftah," meaning "twisted woven."
Here at new star fabric we carry different kind of taffeta including plain, flocking, sequin, embroideries and more