Grosgrain is thickly woven with lengthwise fibers, grosgrain provides a bit of elasticity, making it the perfect material for trimming and edging. It is widely available in a variety of colors and is relatively inexpensive.
This durable ribbon was named after the 19th-century weaver Joseph Marie Jacquard. The ribbon is unique in that both sides exhibit the same pattern, just with inverse colors. Jacquard ribbon's high quality and attractive appearance make it ideal for decorative accents.
what is Satin? First and foremost, it is not a raw material. Satin is a type of weave, constructed by floating several warp yarns across the weft before going under 1 weft thread, and beginning the cycle again. Having fewer interlaces leads to the smooth, lustrous surface we all know and love.
In the modern world, technology has made it possible to print any word, pattern, or image imaginable on the surface of a ribbon. Printed ribbons appear quite similar to jacquard, but typically only have one patterned side. This is a less expensive alternatively to luxe jacquard.
Organza is a thin, plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from silk. Many modern organzas are woven with synthetic filament fibers such as polyester or nylon. Silk organza is woven by a number of mills along the Yangtze River and in the province of Zhejiang in China.