Poplin is a type of durable fabric made of cotton. The name poplin comes from French word "papeline". Poplin is also known as tabinet. It is used in the preparation of silk, cotton and wool dresses suitable for winter wear and as casual clothing, poplin has become a staple in men's clothing. Poplin is made of 100 percent cotton which is comfortable and allows the skin to breathe. The fabric is used in making of large banners for tradeshows and museums. Poplin fabric is considered as all-purpose fabric and the flat finish of poplin gives the tight look that is desired. Poplin in early days was made from silk and a worsted yarn. Today it is used in shirts and pants and is often a combination of softer and heavier sections of cotton. Poplin does not wrinkle or stain easily and is water resistant.
Poplin is a heavy, durable fabric with a worsted yarn. Poplin gives a smooth feel and it is also lustrous. Poplin has a flat finish. Poplin has a rigged structure, which lends depth and softness to the luster of the silky surface. Poplin may be bleached, dyed or printed.
Poplin is fire resistant.
Being a lightweight fabric is used in many designs
The major disadvantage of poplin is its poor versatility.
Do not wear this suit in winter or spring because it is too light.
Durability is also one of the issues for the suit wearer.