White Cotton Organdy Fabric
- Product ID: ORYWHI ORYWHI
- Content: 100% Cotton
- Width: 45"
Maximum Continuous Length: Approximately 30 Yards,
when ordering more than 30 Yards please note it may come in more than one piece.
This white organdy is a stiff, semi sheer fabric that is great for embroidery, garment overlays, puffy sleeves, bonnets, and adding volume to gathered skirts, petticoats, and collars. Organdy is also great for making fabric flowers and beautiful table settings for special occasions. No matter the application, this organdy is great for apparel, crafting and decor projects.
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Why did you choose this?
Is this fabric still stiff after washing?
Is this organdy stiff or soft?
BEST ANSWER: This organdy is on the stiff side. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your needs.
how sheer is this organdy? working on a girls pinafore and need it to be sheer. Thanks!
BEST ANSWER: I can see my fingers through it, sheer as light non woven interfacing. Very crisp and thin. You would have to iron it every time it was worn or washed.
Can this be washed? Recommended instructions?
BEST ANSWER: Yes it can! Machine wash warm, normal cycle with like colors. Use only non-chlorine bleach. Tumble dry low, remove promptly. Use warm iron if necessary.
Is this comparable to the 1950s organdy?
BEST ANSWER: I don’t know what 50’s organdy is, but this is very crisp and fine so I would say it’s more traditional than modern
Is this fabric sheer and see-through?
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is. It is also extremely stiff, so keep that in mind. I bought it to make produce bags to use at the grocery store. I kept washing it over and over again, probably about 20 times, before it was soft enough for my purposes. It makes excellent bags for that.
Can you make a party dress out of organdy?
BEST ANSWER: It could work. It's semi sheer so if you use a lining you should be fine.
Can this fabric hold out a flare on a skirt? I need a lot of structure for a high low bridal skirt
BEST ANSWER: Yes. Depending on how heavy your skirt fabric is you may need more layers, but I've used it as both petticoat ruffles or underlining on skirts. It's stiff, but light.
I want to make white placemats with machine embroidery on them. I plan to sandwich a water-resistant fabric between two layers of the cotton. Will this work?
BEST ANSWER: We aren't sure. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project.
Is it sheer and soft enough for light curtain panels?
BEST ANSWER: This fabric may be too stiff for curtains. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project.
Is this fabric suitable for making Regency period caps?
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this fabric should work. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project.
Is this organdy okay to use as a sew-in facing for shirt collars/cuffs/button plackets?
BEST ANSWER: It should be. We recommend ordering a sample to be sure that it will work for your project.
Is it safe to make a bag for food? What is it treated with to stay stiff?
BEST ANSWER: This product is treated with starch to make it stiff. Our vendor has not done testing to certify it being food safe.