Cotton Chambray are plain weave fabrics that feature a coloured yarn in the warp of the fabric and a white yarn in the weft.
A plain woven fabric that can be made from cotton, silk, or manufactured fibres, but is most commonly cotton. It incorporates a coloured warp (often blue) and white filling yarns. Typically has a plain weave or dobby designs on a plain-weave ground and is made with a dyed warp and a white or unbleached filling. Both carded and combed yarns used. Has a white selvedge. Some chambray is woven with alternating white and coloured warp. Naturally has a ‘faded’ look and very soft colouring. Some is made with stripes, checks or embroidered. Smooth, strong, closely woven, soft and has a slight lustre. In addition, it wears well, is easy to sew, and launders well.