Velvet is a luxurious and versatile fabric that brings a touch of elegance to your creations. With its soft surface and velvety appearance, velvet is appreciated for its refined look and exceptional comfort.
Whether you are looking for smooth and shiny velvet, corduroy, or printed velvet, you will find the velvet that suits your needs at My Little Coupon.
We offer 3-meter velvet coupons as well as velvet fabric by the meter.
What is velvet?
Basic principle and characteristics:
luxurious and elegant, it is distinguished by its soft texture and silky appearance. It is created using a special weaving technique that produces short and dense fibers, thus forming a plush and smooth surface. Velvet is recognizable by its upright strands that give a unique appearance and a pleasant tactile sensation.
Velvet has several characteristics that distinguish it from other fabrics. First, its subtle shine gives it a refined and glamorous look. Then, its soft and fluffy texture provides exceptional comfort when worn against the skin. Velvet is also known for its good thermal insulation, making it ideal for winter clothing.
History and origin of velvet
Velvet has a long history dating back thousands of years. It was initially reserved for the elite and used to create sumptuous garments and decorative fabrics. The earliest examples of velvet date back to ancient Egypt and China, where it was handmade using complex techniques.
Over time, velvet production spread throughout the world, with major production centers in Europe, especially in Italy and France. Today, velvet is appreciated worldwide and used in a variety of fields, from fashion to furnishing.
What kinds of velvet can be found at My Little Coupon?
At My Little Coupon, we offer a varied range of velvet to meet your creative needs. You will find polyester velvet, cotton velvet, and printed velvet. Each type of velvet offers unique characteristics, various patterns, and a color palette to inspire your projects.
Find a selection of velvet fabrics by the meter or in 3-meter coupons, all from high-end French couture brands.
What creations can be made with velvet?
Velvet fabrics for clothing Velvet is a versatile fabric that allows for a multitude of creations. For fashion, you can make elegant dresses, sophisticated jackets, glamorous skirts, and accessories such as handbags and scarves.
Typically, a short pile velvet is preferred for clothing (i.e., "short pile" velvet).
Printed velvet fabrics Ideal for upholstery and decoration, printed velvet fabrics allow you to make cushions, curtains, blankets, and bedspreads, adding a touch of luxury to your space.
Care and washing tips for velvet.
To take care of your velvet creations, it is important to follow the specific manufacturer's instructions regarding care and washing. In general, it is recommended to wash velvet by hand or in a machine at a low temperature, using a mild detergent. Avoid machine drying and prefer air drying or low-temperature ironing.
When hand washing, fill a sink or container with lukewarm water and add a little mild detergent. Gently agitate the fabric in the water, avoiding vigorous rubbing. Rinse thoroughly with clean water until all soap is completely removed. Avoid twisting or wringing the velvet, as this could damage its delicate texture. To remove excess water, you can gently press the fabric between clean towels and then let it dry flat.
If you prefer to use a washing machine, select a delicate cycle or set it specifically for delicate fabrics. Use a laundry bag to protect the velvet from excessive rubbing with other clothes. Also, use a mild detergent and avoid fabric softeners, as they can clog the fibers of the velvet. Once the cycle is finished, immediately remove the fabric from the machine to avoid wrinkles and let it air dry.
Regarding ironing, use a low to medium temperature iron and turn the fabric inside out, placing a thin cloth between the iron and the velvet to avoid flattening or burning it. Avoid rubbing the velvet with the iron, but rather use a gentle pressing motion to remove wrinkles.