Coat, costume and upholstery fabric bouclé
The tissue of the bucelle is definitely a queen among costume and coat fabrics. This material has won the love 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 was she who brought the boucle to the level of the top-fabrics, and products from it very quickly moved from the fashion stage to the dressing rooms of such beauties as Audrey Hepburn and Sophia Loren. The first lady of the USA Jacqueline Kennedy and even modern ladies from Buckingham Palace are ardent supporters of warm suits, for tailoring which tailors use cloth bouclé.
Boucle is a very recognizable kind of material. What is its peculiarity and why can not this fabric be confused with any other? The fact is that the surface of the material differs in an inhomogeneous, rough surface, as if it were covered with a scattering of small knots, which were created during the process of making a thread called a boucle.
Thanks to special technologies on the shelves of stores there is a huge selection of boucle. The fabric (the description of each of the species requires a detailed deepening into the object under consideration), can be monophonic, and colored, with or without a pattern, and have different thickness and porosity. Its appearance and features strongly depend on how exactly yarn is made, and also on raw materials.
The yarn can be nodular - in this case the thread on the production is curled in a special way, the machine turns it into a sort of spool. There is also a split boucle. In this case, the edge of the strings is attached to the material "furry" to the material, which appears on the surface of the tissue after it is weaved. In the second variant, the boucle is less durable, as compared with the nodule, requires special care and careful operation. Thinner types of fabric are weaved from a twisted thread.
In any case, whatever the method of manufacture, the boucle fabric has a high level of air permeability and friability, due to which it perfectly warms in bad weather, and therefore it is used most often for sewing demi-season and winter clothes.
From what, how and by whom is this done?
Among inexperienced seamstresses and simple buyers of fabrics there is an opinion that boucle is an exceptionally rough coat or costume fabric. But if you seriously ask yourself a question and find out about such material as cloth boucle, what it is and what it is, you can learn a lot of curious.
To create a dense suit or coat fabric we use a plain weave of threads. Where there is a need to create a drawing, or if a thin twisted thread is used in production, the patterned weave of yarn is predominantly used.
The booklet can be made from:
To meet one-component fabric boucle, woven only from wool or cotton, is quite simple, but more and more often manufacturers add synthetic impurities to the main raw material. This is done for the purpose to add practicality and increase its wear resistance.
Roll fabric is manufactured in industrial enterprises, in the Russian market you can find Turkish, Italian or Chinese cloth. In addition to woven material, boucle is handmade, then it is knitted on knitting needles by special schemes or from finished buculent thread.
Main area of use
Bukle - a fabric, the characteristic of which greatly affects the possibilities of its use for those or other things. Despite its rich appearance, the clothes from this material are extremely delicate. From the thickened boucle fashion designers sew cozy coats and jackets. In this case, women have great popularity with material with a pattern, it can be a fairly simple drawing created with the help of a multicolored twisted thread, or a more complex variation with a geometric ornament.
The material has such distinctive features:
- high level of friability;
- the fabric practically does not crumple;
- has good extensibility;
- has a clear textured surface.
The beauty of boucle is that manufacturers offer their customers not only muffled and dark colors of the canvas, but also quite vivid samples, which due to a combination of fibers of two or more contrasting colors look even more impressive.
For sewing costumes, dresses and sarafans it is customary to use a thin boucle. Mostly these are fabrics that include cotton, silk or a particularly fine wool yarn.
Synthetic boucle types are not suitable for sewing clothes or hats, but this is a wonderful material from which curtains and upholstered furniture are made. The composition of this fabric includes only synthetic components, due to which it is distinguished by its durability.
For upholstery of sofas, armchairs and pouffes, thick material is used. In the production, the canvas is first weaved, and in the second stage it is painted in the desired color. Fabric boucle for curtains and home textiles is very soft, warm and pleasant to the touch, compared with furniture it is more tender and thin. Due to the property of well draped, this material deserved great respect from designers, because it opens a good space for imagination.
What do I need to know about working with a boucle?
Like any fabric, the booklet has a number of pros and cons. The positive features include the fact that it is easy to work with such material. Friability allows you to hide the flaws of seamstresses, but the fact that the fabric is beautifully laid down, that it is pliable and light, makes it possible to create things with a complex cut.
At the same time, the cloth boucle (the photo of the cut is above in the article) is very loose. To avoid the unpleasant consequences of this feature of the material, the edges of the parts must be processed immediately after cutting, besides, the things from the boucle need to be hemmed.
Features of care
And finally, a few tips for the owners of a coat or jacket from a beautiful fabric called bucelle. A beautiful three-dimensional texture of the material is, of course, its great advantage, but behind it there are several pitfalls. So, products from a boucle need careful cleaning. It is best to entrust this matter to professionals, at home it is permissible to walk on the surface of the product with a dry brush, otherwise you risk taking the nap.
For the same reason, it is impossible to iron the clothes, especially on the front side, to smooth the folds and irregularities, and also to refresh the surface wiser it will be a steam generator. Another scourge boucle - tightening. They remain on clothes after resting on a park bench and traveling in crowded public transport, even wearing massive ornaments can ruin a sleeve or collar, forming an inaccurate loop on it. Therefore, the stylists recommend with care to select accessories for clothes from cloth boucle and wear it extremely accurately.