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White Cotton Voile, Kaufman Supreme 56" Wide

Lightweight and luxuriously soft, this White Cotton Voile, is the bright light your wardrobe needs. With a fluid drape, the tight, plain weave construction of this material provides a smooth surface without stretch. Easily create light and airy pieces that will keep you cool in the summer, such as wide-cut tank tops, A-line sleeveless dresses, tailored shorts with zippers, and more. Very sheer, especially when held up to the light, it's recommended that this fabric is coupled with another, or even use it as a lining for another garment. This pure cotton voile, nice and wide at 56", is the lightest weight of cotton underlinings. It's almost see-through, like a very fine quality cotton gauze. It is perfect for the lightest weight of support you might want a garment to have. If I am making a jacket, for instance, and the fabric is loosely woven, I like to slip a layer of this between the fashion fabric and the lining, just to add a bit of stability without making things too bodied or stiff. Voile derives from the French word for "veil". It refers to a delightfully lightweight and plainly woven material with a fine texture. Voile is an exceptionally versatile fabric- being great for clothing, as well as home decor. Often used for heirloom sewing, voile fabric can also be used as a foundation fabric or to line another garment. Since 100% cotton voile provides comfort even on the hottest days, it makes an ideal lining- even layered to give more fullness to dresses and skirts while remaining breathable This listing is sold per half yard. Select qty: 1 for 1/2 yard, qty: 2 for 1 yard, qty: 3 for 1 1/2 yards, etc. Multiple yards of fabric will be cut in one continuous length. Cotton voile is a lightweight cotton with a higher thread count and smaller yarns, resulting in a silky smooth, crisp yet delicate fabric. Used for both quilting and apparel, voile is an ideal choice for summer tops dresses, and linings. Additionally it is an easy fabric to sew with. Supplier: Robert Kaufman Collection: Cotton Voile Supreme Wide SKU: C274-1387 WHITE Type: Lawn Fiber Content: 100% Cotton Weave: Plain Width: 56" Weight: 1.28 oz. per square yard Care: Machine Wash Cold/ Tumble Dry Increase the longevity of your fabrics by hand washing, or on a gentle cycle in cold water with like colors using a fragrance free, non-chlorinated detergent. Dry your fabric on a low/medium cycle or line-dry. Add Gutermann Thread To Match: To see more lightweight solids, click here: For sewing tools and notions: