Which Narrow Fabric will Suit my Needs?Susannah Walbank
Wyedean has manufactured narrow fabrics for over 150 years. Although its product range has grown vastly, narrow fabrics remain one of its core products. Everything that Wyedean holds in stock is available to buy on the webshop which also showcases the live stock figure. For rolls of 50 metres of more, please contact us directly for a quote. If you have any other requirements Wyedean can manufacture in various colours and using a variety of compositions.
Braids – A lightweight narrow fabric which is made up of three or more strands to form a plaited structure.
|Flat Braid||A flat braided construction created with the diagonal interweaving of threads.|
|Hercules Braid||A flat braided construction created with longitudinal threads as well to eliminate constructional stretch.|
|Llama Braid||A flat braided construction using 73 ends of fine-count worsted yarn.|
|Russia Braid||A flat braided construction using twin rib tracing braid.|
|String Braid||Strings made with a braided and knit braided tubular construction.|
|Tubular Braid||A braid made with a hollow core to create a tubular construction.|
Cords- A medium weight flexible fabric with a round cross section of braided or cable twisted structure.
|Braided Cord||A braided cord with a tubular construction with a filled core.|
|Twisted Cord||A ply cord with a twisted or cabled construction of multiple plies.|
Laces – A lightweight narrow fabric with a patterned design.
|Bias and Stand Lace (B&S)||A woven metallic lace with a weft effect and a Bias and Stand design.|
|Chevron Lace||A worsted herringbone woven lace with a cotton interwoven chevron design.|
|Composite Lace||A woven metallic lace with a weft effect and a warp effect with central colour ribs.|
|Diced & Striped Lace||A woven multicoloured warp effect with a double plain weave producing a chequered or striped construction.|
|Granby Lace||A woven metallic lace with a weft effect and a granby design.|
|Handwoven Lace||A woven lace made by hand using a dobby loom, this method allows for intricate designs with embellishments.|
|Herringbone Lace||A woven and worsted herringbone construction lace with a 2 x 2 twill design.|
|Hopsack Lace||A woven lace with a 2 x 2 twill in a hopsack design.|
|Laurel Lace||A woven weft effect with a rayon weft, cotton warp and a laurel leaf design.|
|Masonic Lace||A woven metallic lace with a weft effect and a masonic design.|
|Metallic Lace||A lace woven using metallic threads.|
|Naval Lace||A metallic woven lace with a weft effect and a naval or ribbed design.|
|Non – Metallic Lace||A woven lace manufactured using a non metallic thread.|
|Oakleaf Lace||A woven lace using a weft effect, a rayon weft and a cotton warp with an oakleaf design.|
|Palmleaf Lace||A woven lace with a metallic weft effect and a palmleaf design.|
|Ranking Lace||A woven lace with a weft rib effect and a warp effect central colour rib.|
|Regimental Lace||A worsted herringbone design and a woven construction lace featuring a warp colour and a 2 x 2 twill design.|
|Rib Lace||A woven and metallic lace featuring a weft effect and a ribbed design.|
|Scallop Lace||A woven lace with a weft effect and a rayon weft featuring a cotton warp and a scalloped edge design.|
|Shamrock Lace||A woven lace featuring a metallic weft effect with a shamrock leaf design.|
|Staff Lace||A metallic woven lace featuring a weft effect and a staff design.|
|Thistle Lace||A woven and metallic lace with a weft edge featuring a thistle design.|
|Twill Lace||A woven and worsted lace with a diagonal twill.|
|Vellum Lace||A metallic woven lace with a weft effect and a vellum design.|
Ribbon – A lightweight narrow fabric with fine weft ribs and a plain weave structure. This is usually made with an artificial silk composition.
|Plain & Striped Ribbon||A woven ribbon featuring weft ribs and a plain weave with a nylon warp and a cotton weft.|
Webbing – A medium to heavy weight narrow fabric. This is usually robust and is a closely woven structure.
|Courlene Webbing||A heavy webbing with a woven polyethylene monofilament yarn.|
|Elastic Webbing||A woven plain weave with a cotton weft on an elastic warp.|
|Name Tape Lace / Webbing||A woven plain weave with a cotton warp and weft.|
Tape – A lightweight to medium weight narrow fabric with a basic design.
Tubular – A light weight hollow product made up of eight or more strands in a plaited structure.
String – A lightweight and flexible product with a round cross-section featuring a knitted, braided or twisted structure.