A variety of natural fibers and synthetic fibers are blended with each other to manufacture different blended fabrics such as Boucle, Jacquard, Tricot, Tulle and Velvet fabrics among others.
, usually made of three plies from among which one thread is usually looser than the others, has uneven texture. Generally, it is a colorful yarn made by mixing two or more colors. Boucle yarns contain ringlet curls that gives a distinctive characteristic to the fabric making it ideal for scarves, handbags, sweaters, tops, and ponchos apart from woven blanket, overcoat, shawl, and even upholstery. Jacquard fabric is woven on specialized jacquard looms
which makes a rib-based, double jersey weft-knit fabric. The special fabric structure shows a figure or design in a different color or texture.
Another blended fabric- the tricot fabric is made from natural or synthetic fibers having a unique weave which makes it smooth on one side and textured on the other side. A wide array of fibers including cotton, wool, silk, rayon, or nylon are used for making a sturdy yet soft tricot fabric. It is mainly used as lining for luggage, jewelry boxes and clothing storage containers apart from women's underwear for its quality of holding shape. Velvet can be made from different fibers including silk, polyester, nylon, viscose, acetate and mixtures of different synthetics, or synthetics and natural fibers for ex. viscose and silk. Tulle fabric, commonly known as tulle netting, is a fabric made from silk, rayon, nylon, or sometimes cotton having a mesh pattern with slight stiffness mainly used for making wedding gown
, and veils..