Stiff coarse open and even weave fabric with basket weave construction used for needlework particularly cross stitch. A plain weave cotton or linen fabric used to make mens shirts suits etc. A needlepoint lace with fine net background with cord outlining design.
Abrasian Resistance The ability of a fibre or fabric to withstand surface wear and rubbing. Absorbency The ability of a fabric to take in moisture. An important property for towels, it affects characteristics such as skin comfort, shrinkage and water repellency.
Most fabrics are one color from a selection of thousands. Occasionally the warp and weft yarns are dyed different colors to give an iridescent effect. Antique satin may also be printed.
Acetate A manufactured fiber formed by compound of cellulose. It resists shrinkage, moths and mildew, but is not a strong fabric as it breaks easily and has poor resistance to abrasion. It has a soft crisp feel and a lustrous face, which are its signature characteristics.
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For those who do not have a background in textiles and familiarity with the relevant lingo, trying to figure out the difference between a damask and a brocade or between stain resistant and stain proof, for example, can be difficult and confusing enough -- not to mention the frustration of trying to understand historic fabric terminology and names like Calamanco, Baize, Cretonne, and Turkeywork. We have assembled this glossary or alphabetic list of fabric-related vocabulary words and phrases you might encounter when researching or shopping for fabrics for interior decorating. Abrasion resistance.
View all the latest fabrics to arrive at Minerva Crafts A filament fibre made from acetate with a crisp hand and high lustre. Drapes well.
Powered by Shopify. A glossary of material codes has been compiled to provide information to customers regarding the materials that are available to make ROSEN-X garments. Not all synthetics are created equal and understanding the different features and uses of a textile can assist with the customisation and item selection process.
Generally found in the satins from the thirties and forties, scarring occurs from the top fibers of the finely woven satin being compromised. Generally a surface mar that is only cosmetic in nature. Found in woven fabrics, such as the sheers of chiffon and organza.
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