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The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of vintage fashion.
The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international community of people with expertise in vintage fashion. VFG members enjoy a wealth of resources, avenues for promoting their shops and specialties, and camaraderie with others who share a common interest and passion.
Voile is a sheer, balanced plain weave fabric made durable and somewhat crisp by the tight twist (called voile twist) of its yarns. It is made of cotton and blends with the best being long staple and combed cotton. Voile is French for “veil.”
Uses: Blouses, shirts, dresses, nightgowns, lingerie, children’s clothing, curtains
There is also a wool voile, and a silk, polyester or nylon voile. This last type is used most for curtains, but also bridal wear, party dresses, trim and millinery.