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Italian lightweight cotton

Cotton is one of the most popular and widespread materials in the textile industry. Many types of fabrics have cotton as a basic material. Heavy and dense fabrics are good for suits, while lightweight and soft ones are suitable for summer clothes. They are presented in a large assortment in our online store.

How to choose and where to buy lightweight cotton fabric?

The cost of cotton fabrics may vary for several reasons, for example:

  • Length of fiber used in fabric production;
  • Cotton type;
  • Degree of processing from various additions;
  • Density of weaving.

Despite that the material is widely spread, it isn’t quite cheap. Our store offers only high quality fabrics made in Italian factories. You can order free samples from us to verify its quality. In this case you will only have to pay for delivery from Italy. It is very easy to buy Italian high-quality lightweight cotton fabric at best  price in the UK, Canada, United States, America, France, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Iceland, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Norway, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Croatia and any country in the world, our online store "Tessuti Dell 'Arte" will send you the fabrics to any corner of the world. In the catalog you will see many colors and design solutions Made in Italy. We have many customers from different countries and cities of the world.

Features of cotton fabrics

Cotton fruits are the raw materials for cotton fabrics production. These are small boxes containing fibers of different lengths. It is one of the main factors determining the quality of tissue. In addition, the fibers are got processed, so that the material becomes very smooth and soft. This is quite an expensive procedure, so high-quality cotton is not cheap.

Fabrics differ depending on weaving type. Plain weave is characterized by high density and smoothness. Twill materials are somewhat coarse and heavy, while satin is slightly glossy.

Benefits of Italian lightweight cotton fabric

High-quality cotton fabric is an amazing material. it is no coincidence that it is so appreciated by both manufacturers and consumers. Cotton has unique characteristics:

  • The ability to absorb moisture, so the material is used for summer clothes, children's underwear;
  • High strength, no deformation during drying and washing, low susceptibility to shrinkage and stretching;
  • Easy processing and sewing;
  • Pleasant to the touch;

All these qualities are relevant only for high quality natural fabrics.

Types of tissues

The type of cotton fibers and the type of weaving determine the classification of cotton fabrics. The following fabrics are supposed to be lightweight:

  1. Chintz is a lightweight material for shirts, summer dresses, bedding and baby clothes;
  2. Batiste is a delicate fabric for the production of dresses, blouses and bedding;
  3. Marquise is a thin material, usually with a printed pattern.

It is very hard to tear a real cotton fabric; you feel a strong resistance. It is not electrified, it crumbles easily if squeezed. When set it on fire it emits yellow smoke and smells like burning paper. If you order fabrics from our online store, you don’t have to apply such manipulations to check the quality: we offer only high quality products from trusted suppliers.