Cotton blend is a popular option for making breathable jersey, comfortable underwear, lightweight summer garments and much more. A blend of premium fibres, added into the weave, strengthens cotton fabric. Metallic threads make cotton jacquard glitter like gold and silver. Fancy yarn, ribbons and other decorations lend cotton tweed boucle its characteristic knobby texture. A touch of elastane provides cotton velvet with some stretch making it perfect for bodycon silhouettes.