Pile Weaves

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 28-04-15 19:43
  • they have tufts or loops of yarns which stand up from the body of fabric
  • classed as three yarn system woven fabric


  • have cut loops
  • one method of producing velvet is to weave two cloths face-to-face with the pile warp alternating between the two fabrics
  • pile warp is specially woven in to form the pile 
  • a knife moves back and forth at the bottom of the loom and cuts the pile warp as the fabric moves forward as its woven
  • produces two separate pieces of velvet at the same time



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