What are the different types of silk fabric? 1. Mulberry silk comes from the silkworm which feeds on the leaves of mulberry plant and are completely domesticated and reared indoors. In general, mulberry silk contributes as much as 90 per cent of world production. 2. Tasar silk comes from tasar silkworms which belong to the
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