There are many kind of denims are available, and most used denim from 18th century to this date is 3x1 weave with indigo dyed, today's denim are 80% consist of 3x1 and variation built on that around 3x1 weaved Denim, lets see what kind of denim fabrics are available around us.
100% cotton Denim
This is normal denim, it can be used in different ways to create denim. This denim is long lasting and durable.
This denim fabric is processed so that it’ll not shrink after washing. Most of the denim other than raw denim is Sanforized.
Colored denims are of two types blue and all other colors. The blue color or other with same shades go under indigo dying process. Other colors like Black, pink, grey, mustard, green, red etc are done with Sulfur dying.
It is also called as bubble-gum denim. This denim is made with stretchy synthetic fiber like Lycra spandex which help it to stretch. The stretch of the fabric will depend on the percentage of elastic in it.
This Denim fabrics have edges which are finished with a band with orange or red color. It is also called self-edge or selvage denim. This denim is assumed to be of better quality than other denims. Japan is the top producer of this denim fabric .
This Denim fabric is weaved and crushed intentionally so that it will get crushed and wrinkled design. This design is normally famous among youngsters.
Waxed reverse Denim
This denim fabric has a coating of wax on the reverse side for water resistance. It is mostly used to make outdoor gear and bags.
Acid wash Denim
This is also called marble denim. It is finish achieved in denim fabric using pumice stone soaked in chlorine. Color of the fabric fades as a result of abrasion with the stones and creates an attractive contrast with the indigo color. The fabric is then rinsed, softened and dried and you can also get this effect at the home.
This denim is used to give it an old and worn look , a heavy stone wash or a cellulose enzyme wash with bleach or without bleach is called vintage denim
This Denim Fabric has some amount of polyester fabric in it. This fabric is very soft to touch , very easy to care for and stretches to an extent; it is mostly used in making jackets, shirts and hats. The polyester adds durability smoothness and finish to the denim fabric
This type of denim is natural in color and it does not require indigo dyeing process to manufacture.
This is a denim fabric which is very sturdy and tough because of its 3*1 twill construction. It is very tough and heavy but not tough as canvas. Bull denim is used mostly for upholstery and home decor rather.
Thermo denim is also called as double denim. This denim fabric has lightweight fabric glued to the denim. With this process the denim look like it's lined.
Different fabric depends upon different denim styles and all this fabric use different process. It all depends on the ongoing trend that which style is demanded by the buyers. Many season will come and go but denim fever will remain the same on the people.