Typically, Georgette fabric is made from silk. The fabric is occasionally made from other materials such as rayon and polyester.

Chelsea Clinton wore a strapless silk organza wedding gown designed by Vera Wang. Wang also designed the belted ivory tulle dress Clinton wore at the reception.

Silk fabric is made by collecting filaments from a mulberry silk moth's cocoon, combining the output from four to eight cocoons into a single strand of raw silk, washing and preparing the silk strands and then weaving or...


Some various bridal veil fabrics include tulle, silk chiffon and polyester chiffon. Others include organza, English net and silk tulle. French net material is also used to create birdcage veils.

Some common materials used for making clothes include cotton, silk, rayon, wool, polyester, linen and nylon. Fur, leather and denim are other materials used for making clothes.

Greige refers to an unfinished knitted or woven fabric that has not been dyed or bleached. The fabric can be used for clothes, window treatments and upholstery, among others.

Sherpa, a heavyweight fabric most often used to line coats and other outerwear, has a dense pile and a fluffy texture reminiscent of wool. While most commercially available sherpa fabrics are a synthetic blend of acrylic...