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An apron dress is a sleeveless dress with a design that in some way is reminiscient of an apron. For instance, it may be held in place with waist bands, or have a bib front like an...
A process in which short chopped lengths of fibre (flock) are applied to an adhesive coated backing fabric or other substrate. The application is usually carried out...
Fine open-work fabric with a mesh ground upon which patterns are...
A jumper dress or simply jumper (British English: pinafore dress, pinafore, pinny), is a sleeveless, collarless dress intended to be worn over a blouse or sweater. There is sometimes confusion over...
A method orginated in Java of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax. and the fabric is then dyed, producing a white design on a dyed ground. The waxed...

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