The customer satisfaction for the most part is aesthetic requirements and mechanical properties. The functional properties of fabrics are very important for their usage. It is well known fact that the tear strength depends on the properties of yarns, from which fabric is manufactured as well as on the weave of the fabric. The influence of the weave on woven fabric tear strength is analysed in this paper. The aim of the present paper was to investigate the influence of the weave on tear strength. The main problem is to find a parameter with which the tear strength could be predicted.