Mesh Fabrics

Mesh Fabrics

Mesh is a versatile material that is being used with a wide area of usage from clothing to crafting projects, industrial applications and utility items such as camping equipment. In apparel making, it can be described as a loosely woven or knitted fabric with evenly open spaced holes between the yarns. Though it is being preferred mostly for athletic apparel thanks to its breathable, light texture and ability of holding the shape well.

What is mesh fabric made of?

The main component is usually either polyester or nylon. Though both of them are light weight, quick drying synthetic fabrics, there are major differences.  Poly Mesh fabric is water resistance but has a higher melting point which makes it more heat resistant comparing to nylon. Also, in addition to that, more wrinkle resistant as well. On the other hand, Nylon Mesh is more durable and stronger so it provides higher wear resistance. Besides that, Nylon mesh has more stretching capabilities compared to Poly Mesh. Though that’s an advantage, when comparing both components in terms of printing aspects, it makes nylon mesh less suitable where precision is necessary in screen printing process. However, if precision is not necessary, then nylon will be the winner as it provides more wear resistance than polyester.

Mesh Types

Dimple Mesh:

Preferred especially for active wear apparel, basketball shorts and jogging apparel since it’s easy to take care and can be washed and cycled. The name comes from its dimpled texture on the face of the fabric but it has a smooth backside. The content is 100% polyester and features mechanical stretch.

Power Mesh:

Power mesh is a versatile fabric favored by many manufacturers and designers for many different occasions such as control garments, undergarments, lingerie, bra making, swimwear, lining, active wear and even works well in home decoration. Also, in casual apparel, you may use it with different fabrics to create an overlay piece or add small pieces to the tops, skirts or to the dress for more contemporary look.  It’s a soft, light weight fabric with a four-way stretch and fish scale like textured pattern. Comes in both poly spandex or nylon spandex blend.

Illusion Mesh:

Very similar to power mesh. It can be in stretch and non-stretch forms. Although comes in various colors, the most popular ones are nude tones in order to create bare skin effect. Mostly used in haute couture and ice skating costumes as well as wedding gowns. The content can be nylon or polyester with or without spandex blend. Also can be silk for higher end

Polyester Micro Mesh:

Polyester Micro Mesh is generally used in athletics and sportswear due to its durability as well as dye sublimation qualities. Mostly preferred for manufacturing affordable custom uniforms.


Maybe it’s the most well-known and popular mesh fabric in our list. For sure, it’s the fundamental element of bridal couture and wedding decoration. It’s a very light fabric with machine made netting. The content can be nylon, polyester or even silk for higher end finish.

Football Mesh:

Mostly used for football jerseys, athletic uniforms, shorts and for many different sports apparel. It’s highly breathable and sweat absorbing fabric which makes it great for any type of sports. The content is 100% polyester.

King Mesh:

Used in apparel making, lining, sports outerwear, athletic wear, even backpacks. We can easily say it’s one of the most versatile fabric where you can get creative as much as you want. Thanks to its texture it provides great ventilation and makes the fabric very breathable. The content is 100% polyester.

Source of Fabric International is a complete fabric supplier providing wholesale fabric in Los Angeles and around the world, with thousands of options to choose. We are here to support and inspire you with any question you may have to get started on your project right away.

Looking for Mesh Fabric? Do you want to buy wholesale mesh fabric at affordable price with low minimum quantity? We are a direct wholesale distributor of fabric shipping all across the US. Our fabric warehouse has mesh fabric of many colors and textures at a wholesale price with delivery anywhere in the US. Starting with 1 roll of fabric to order, you can create your own unique clothing line or keep your fabric store fully stocked.

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Source of Fabric International is a complete fabric supplier providing wholesale fabric in Los Angeles and around the world, with thousands of options to choose. We are here to support and inspire you with any question you may have to get started on your project right away.


Our Power Mesh Fabric is the newest in our fabric warehouse and can be shipped all across the US. We can deliver fabrics via FedEx or UPS straight to you.

Wholesale Eyelet Knit Fabric

We carry Eyelet Knit Fabric at wholesale fabric price. Eyelet Knit Fabric can be delivered straight to your fabric warehouse or fabric store.

Power Mesh Snake Print wholesale fabric is a versatile fabric that is used for clothing. This lightweight weight fabric can be used for dresses, shirts and tops

Wholesale Lace Fabric

We carry Lace Knit Fabric for your desugner line or your Fabric shop. Lace Knit Fabric is a light weight fabric and can be used for tops, dresses and other summer garments.

Football Mesh has been used for decades to create beautiful garments. Football Mesh Fabric makes it an ideal fabric for tops, blouses, dresses and a variety of accessories

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Amazing selection of mesh fabric and wholesale fabric at affordable prices. Customer service is beyond and above imaginable. Their Sales Reps are so knowledgeable, they will give you the best advice on mesh fabric they have, and whether it is suitable for your specific design project. They can also design and print on fabric which is a great option for me - all services provided by the same great company. Thank you SOFI Enterprises for your help and support!

John Miller
Clothes Designer

I work as a buyer for a manufacturing company. Sourcing mesh fabric can be difficult and even stressful especially when you are looking for the right texture and color. Guys at Source of Fabric International are the best at finding the right mesh fabric for the right price and in required quantity. They are patient and always go extra mile to help you find the right wholesale fabric for your project. Their fabric warehouse is located in greater Los Angeles area which is great for getting wholesale fabric locally. Thank you SOFI!

Vivien Wong

I am starting my own clothing brand and I need mesh fabric for my projects. Source of Fabric International is a great place to start if you are looking for a reliable wholesale fabric supplier. They know everything about wholesale fabrics, textures, colors, fabric weight.. I mean EVERYTHING. If you have any questions, give them a call. they are the best in the fabric industry. I am impressed by their service and I highly recommend them to everyone looking for a mesh fabric supplier. Thank you!