noun (plural organdies)
A fine translucent cotton or silk fabric that is usually stiffened and used for women’s clothing.
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- Handloom materials including churidhars with hand-designed embroidery, phulkari, shadow and mirror works in cotton and organdy along with hand-woven silk saris catch the onlookers' attention.
- If in doubt about the design's stability, sandwich a layer of sheer fabric, such as organdy, organza or tulle, with the water-soluble stabilizer prior to stitching.
- Organza is similar to cotton organdy except it is made with silk and is transparent.
early 19th century: from French organdi, of unknown origin.
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