Chiffon is a term that is used to refer to a wide variety of different types of fabrics that all share similar qualities. This type of fabric is sheer , which means that it is light and semi-transparent with a simple weave.
|Fabric composition||Silk, cotton, nylon, polyester, or rayon|
|Heat retention abilities||Low|
|Prone to pilling/bubbling||Low|
|Country where fabric was first produced||France|
|Biggest exporting/producing country today||China|
|Recommended washing temperatures||Hand wash cold or dry clean|
|Commonly used in||Evening wear, nightgowns, blouses, scarves, lingerie, ribbons, wedding dresses|