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Strong ribbed weave fabric with raised lines or cords produced by warp stuffing threads. May be wool, silk, cotton, rayon or combination fibers. Warp pique is a lighter weight. Bedford cord fabric...
A design originating in Asia, traditionally in a teardrop shape with a curving point containing and surrounded by many small abstract and geometric...
The fibre from the fleece of the alpaca or...
A sock is a baglike covering for the foot and/or lower leg, which is designed to ease chafing between the foot to keep the feet warm and absorb sweat from the feet. Sock lengths vary, from covering...
A cotton shirting fabric woven with a coloured warp and white weft. Cheesecloth: An open lightweight plain-weave fabric, usually made from carded cotton...

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