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The fabric is very soft and smooth, and typically has a slight luster. Chambray's weave gives it a subtle checkered or crisscross pattern. Some sewing patterns require that the fabric be cut on the bias -- diagonally across the grain of the fabric -- to set the crisscross pattern on edge for a diamond-type look as well as give the garment more stretch and give. Chambray has long been used for clothing, most often as a shirt fabric for button-down shirts with long sleeves and collars, such as oxfords.
It's also used for light summer garments, including shorts, skirts, dresses, tops and even sneakers. Lycra and spandex can be woven into chambray to produce stretch fabrics for lightweight pants in various designs.
Other uses for chambray include quilting or bedding; sunhats for babies; and home decor items such as curtains, pillows, tablecloths, place mats and upholstery. Thanks to its ruggedness, chambray is also suitable for fabric covers for journals and scrapbooks; handbags and pocketbooks; napkins; and aprons. Do you ever just want to mate with some1 and inject some chambray DNA in2 ur seed? Chambray is not denim. Buff bros who craft shit with hot metal tools. I just want to conform. Looking like I belong in this pussy ass world.
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A chambray is a plain weave fabric woven with a colored yarn in the warp and a white yarn in the weft. Like chambray, denim is made with a colored yarn in the warp and white in the weft, but is . Chambray, because it is evenly woven, is a blend of the colored and white yarns—hence its lighter overall shade. SHOP: Michael Stars button front chambray maxi dress This season, designers are loving the soft but durable fabric and finding inventive ways to bring it into the fashion fold. Chambray is a lightweight, rugged, comfortable fabric. (Image: JHK/iStock/Getty Images) Chambray, a double-ply cotton fabric with a tight weave, is similar to denim but not the same.