Silk fibers are woven into different types of silk fabrics and weaves. Most common ones are Charmeuse, Chiffon, Crepe de Chine, Gauze, Georgette, Habutai, Organza, Raw Silk… Types of Silk Fabric Characteristics Weight Broadcloth/ Habotai same as China Silk except heavier; wrinkles less; good for shirts medium (10 mm) up Chiffon a soft plain wave