Overcoat, dress and upholstery fabric boucle
The boucle fabric is definitely the Queen among the suiting and overcoat fabrics. This material won the hearts of millions of fans around the world in less than one century. In many respects it became possible thanks to the inimitable Coco Chanel. It brought boucle on top-level fabrics, and articles made of it very quickly moved from the fashion stage in the dressing of such beauties as Audrey Hepburn and Sophia Loren. US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and even modern ladies from Buckingham Palace ardent supporters warm clothes for tailoring of which tailors use fabric boucle.
Boucle is a very recognizable type of material. What is its features and why this fabric cannot be confused with one another? The fact that the surface of the material has a heterogeneous, rough surface, he's covered in a scattering of small nodules, which are created in the process of making thread called boucle.
Thanks to special technology in the stores there is a huge selection boucle. Fabric (for a description of each of the types requires a detailed deepening in the subject), can be monochrome and color, pattern and without it, have a different thickness and porosity. Its appearance and characteristics depend heavily on how the yarn, and raw materials.
The yarn can be nodular – in this case, the thread on the production of twisted in a special way, the machine turns it into a kind of pellets. Sometimes split boucle. In this case a kind of "fluffy" is the material attached to the edges of the threads that appear on the surface of the fabric after it is woven. In the second embodiment, boucle is a less durable compared to the following, require special care and careful operation. Finer fabrics are woven from twisted thread.
In any case, whatever method of manufacture, a fabric boucle has a high level of air permeability and porosity, due to which she is perfectly warm in bad weather, so use it most often for sewing demi-season and winter clothes.
What, how and by whom is this done?
Among inexperienced seamstresses and buyers of fabrics are of the opinion that boucle is exceptionally rough coats or suiting. But if you seriously wonder and inquire about such material as fabric boucle what it is and what it is, you can learn many interesting things.
To create a tight suiting or thick fabrics use a linen weave. Where there is a need to create a drawing, or if used in the manufacture of a thin twisted thread is mainly patterned weave yarn.
Boucle can be made of:
Meet one-component fabric bouclé woven only from wool or cotton, is quite simple, but increasingly manufacturers are adding to the basic raw material of synthetic impurities. This is done with the intention to add a matter of practicality and to increase its durability.
Fabric roll made in the conditions of industrial enterprises on the Russian market you can find Turkish, Italian or Chinese fabric. In addition to woven material, boucle and is handmade, it is crocheted on needles or knitting machines under the special scheme or finished boucle yarn.
Main sphere of use
Boucle – a fabric characteristic which greatly affects the possibility of its use for different things. Despite its rich appearance, this material is extremely delicate. Of thickened boucle fashion designers sew cozy coats and jackets. The women popularity has material pattern, it can be quite a simple drawing created with colored twisted thread, or a more complex variation with geometric patterns.
The material has the following distinctive features:
- a high level of looseness
- the fabric hardly creases
- has good elongation
- has a clear textured surface.
Boucle beauty is that manufacturers offer their customers not only muted and dark colors of the canvas, but rather bright samples, which due to the combination of fibers of two or more contrasting colors look even more impressive.
For sewing of suits, dresses and sundresses made use of thin boucle. Mainly those fabrics, which include cotton, silk or very thin wool yarn.
Synthetic types of boucle unsuitable for clothing or hats, but it is a wonderful material from which made the curtains and soft furnishings. The composition of this fabric is composed of synthetic components only, whereby it differs by its durability.
For the upholstery of sofas, armchairs and pouffes used thick material. In the production of cloth woven first, and in the second stage he painted in the desired color. Boucle fabric for curtains and home textile very soft, warm and pleasant to the touch, compared to the furniture it is more delicate and subtle. Due to the properties good drape, this material has earned great reverence among designers, because it opens a good scope for imagination.
What you need to know about working with boucle?
Like any fabric, canvas buklirovannye has a number of pros and cons. The positive features include the fact that with such material just work. The looseness allows you to hide the flaws of seamstresses, and the fact that the fabric falls beautifully, that it is malleable and lightweight, allows you to create things with a complex profile.
At the same time the fabric is boucle (photo of the slice is above in the article) is very loose. To avoid the unpleasant consequences of this particular material, the edges of the parts must be processed immediately after cutting, to the same things from boucle require suturing lining.
And finally some advice to the owners of a coat or jacket of beautiful fabric called bouclé. Beautiful volumetric texture of the material is, of course, its great advantage, however, it hides several pitfalls. So, products made of boucle in need of careful cleaning. It is best to entrust this work to professionals in the home is acceptable to walk on the surface of the product with a dry brush, otherwise you risk to crush the pile.
For the same reason you can not iron the clothes, especially on the front side, smooth out the creases and bumps, as well as to refresh the surface, it would be wise of the steam generator. Another beach boucle – tightening. They remain on clothes after a rest on a Park bench, and travel in crowded public transport, even wearing massive jewelry can ruin the sleeve or collar formed on it a sloppy loop. Therefore, stylists recommend with caution to choose the accessories in the clothes of a fabric boucle and wear it very carefully.