Embroidered woven fabrics are fabrics embellished with embroidery works at the weaving stage by machine looms or hand works after finishing the fabric weaving.
Many wraps and weft threads are using on looms to produce woven embroidered fabrics. It is a stretchable fabric and so the edges frayed. You can stop the edge fraying by hemming the sides or shears pinked.
Types of woven fabrics
Woven fabrics classified according to the manner in which the wrap and the weft weaves cross each other. Even though a numerous variations are possible, the three fundamental types are as follows: –
- The plain weave, the taffeta, or the homespun weaves. In this type, the weft passes alternately through the wrap threads. Thus, it requires only two harnesses. Using a group of yarns or using fine and coarse yarns can make variations.
- The second is the twill weave. In this, the diagonal design made by weaving weft threads to interlacetwo to four wrap threads. Thus moving towards left or right on each pick and other variations can be achieved too.
- The satin weave has floating or overshot weaves on its surface. It reflects the light giving it the luster effect.
How can woven fabric embroider?
In the weaving stage or after the fabric production, the professionals create embroidery designs on the fabric. In the weaving stage, causing wrap and weft to intersect in varied groups does it. Machine looms are using for creating geometric designs, and use dobby attachment to operate the harness. Large designs and curves need specific works by each heddle. Nevertheless, in some cases, experts will not accept this job as an embroidered fabric.
The other way to make embroidery work is doing the work after the fabric taken away from the loom. It involves the standard procedure of embroidery. It can be either machine or handmade by using needle and thread or yarn.