Linen is best described a fabric that is made from very fine fibers, derived from the flax plant. These fibers are carefully extracted, spun into yarn, and then woven into long sheets of comfortable, durable fabric called linen fabric.
Chambray is a cotton plain-weave fabric made with a dyed warp yarn and a white filling yarn. While it may look like denim, chambray is lighter and is woven differently. It has a softer texture than denim and is thinner in construction. Linen fibers are so strong that, in fact, and were once woven into armor by ancient Greeks! It is crisp to the touch and doesn't wrinkle badly. Easy to sew
Further more, linen has found its way in applications like: table wear & decorative fabrics/suiting & shirting/clothing apparel like dresses, jackets/surgical & sewing thread/bed linen/kitchen towels/high quality papers/handkerchief linen/draperies/wall coverings/luggage fabrics. It is most often used for loose fitting blouses, jackets, suits, skirts, dresses, bridal gowns. Hand Wash Cold or Dry Clean.
100% Chambray Linen Multi colour horizontal stripe Fabric ~ 59" wide sold by the yard