What Is French Terry Fabric? What Are The Features of French Terry Fabric?

french terry fabricFrench terry fabric is one the most common knit fabric type produced by single plate knitting machine and commonly used to produce sweatshirt, sweatpant, jogging pant, hoodies etc. (How is knitted fabrics made?) (What are the types of knit fabrics?) (What is french terry knit fabric used for?)
French terry fabric is known by being fabric for sweatshirts, sweatpants, hoodies etc.
French terry fabric has various kinds such as %100 cotton french terry, %80 cotton % polyester french terry, %95 cotton %5 elastane french terry, %80 cotton %15 polyester %5 elastane french terry etc.
So, french terry fabrics varies by containing elastane, polyester or without one or both of them etc.
French terry fabric is commonly used by brushed from back side. (What is brushing, raising and shearing for knit fabric?)
French terry fabric is mostly sewed with its accessory fabric as collar and cuff of the garment. Mostly cotton elastane 1×1 rib fabric and cotton elastane 2×2 rib fabric is preferred. (What is rib fabric? What are the feautures of rib fabric?)
French terry fabric is also called as; french terry fabric, cotton french terry fabric, cotton polyester terry fabric, cotton elastane french terry fabric, two thread fleece fabric, cotton two thread fleece fabric, cotton elastane two thread fleece fabric, cotton polyester two thread fleece fabric, brushed french terry fabric, brushed two thread fleece fabric, fabric for hoodies, fabric for sweatpants, fabric for sweatshirts, fabric for jogging pants etc.

Here is the general information about rib fabric;

French terry fabric is relatively more heavier and preferred to produce sweatpants, sweatshirt, hoodies.
Elastane french terry’s stretch ability allows to produce body shaped garments.
French terry fabric be produced both as tubular french terry fabric or open width french fabric.
Fabric can be produced %100 cotton french terry fabric, %80 cotton %20 polyester french terry fabric, %60 cotton %40 polyester french terry fabric, %95 cotton %5 full elastane french terry fabric, %80 cotton %15 polyester %5 full elastane french terry fabric. (There may be various other composition)
French terry fabric can be melange, bleached, single dyed even double dyed in case of cotton/polyester blended fabric.
The gsm of french terry fabric varies depending on customer demands. Generally, for french terry fabric, the gsm of the fabric may vary between 160 gram-300 gram.
The width of french terry fabric varies between 90-110 cm for tubular french terry fabric and 170 cm to 210 cm for open width french terry fabric.
Most common 3 french terry fabrics;
20/10 %100 cotton french terry fabric Width: 100 cm 280 gram
30/30 %95 cotton %5 elastane french terry fabric Width: 185 cm Gsm: 240 gram
30/100 %80 cotton %15 polyester %5 elastane french terry fabric Width: 185 cm Gsm: 240 gram

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