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Cotton | The Fabric of Our Lives
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| What is gingham?

Gingham is a medium to lightweight plain weave fabric made in cotton with a defining check pattern. It is usually made with white and another color to create the check design.

| How to wear gingham:

Gingham has historically been associated with tablecloths and aprons. Today, gingham is also used in numerous apparel products like dresses and shirts. Gingham has been a major summer trend for the past couple years.

| Maintaining gingham:

Cotton gingham is easy to maintain and care for.

Does gingham wrinkle?

Like other cotton plain weave fabrics, gingham can wrinkle easily, and may require ironing or steaming. But the check pattern can help disguise those wrinkles, so the iron can be avoided in casual silhouettes.

Is gingham easy to clean?

Gingham is easy to clean and care for in a home laundry. Quick removal after drying will help eliminate any wrinkles.



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