What is a Corduroy Fabric?
Corduroy is a textile with a distinctively raised “cord” or wale texture. Modern corduroy is most commonly composed of tufted cords, sometimes exhibiting a channel between them.
Both velvet and corduroy derive from fustian fabric. Corduroy looks as if it is made from multiple cords laid parallel to each other.
Where Can I Buy Corduroy Fabric In South Africa?
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Is corduroy expensive?
Corduroy is generally more expensive than fabrics made with similar materials due to its relatively complicated production process.
How long does corduroy last?
With the right knowledge and some TLC, your corduroy pieces can remain a staple in your wardrobe for years.
Does corduroy stretch easily?
The key is to go for a cloth that has a little structure to it – it needs to wear you a bit, does corduroy – and something that is quite close-cut (corduroy has a tendency to stretch).