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What is "Ajour" - Definition & Explanation

An embroidery technique which creates open areas, often in figured patterns and usually on a woven fabric.

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A Knit Or Woven Fabric With A Soft , Short Thick Nap Made By Brushing And Shearing. Knit Velours Are Used In Women's Tops And Sportswear. Wovens Are Usually Heavier In Weight And Used For Coats,...
A Yarn Consisting Of One Or More Continuous Lengths Of Paper Strip, Or A Yam Incorporating One Or More Continuous Lengths Of Paper Strip As A Major Component. Note1.. Paper In Normal Widths Is Wound...
Period of assembly time when the adhesive film is not exposed to the air, but prior to the time that pressure has been applied. Compare with Open Time. Adhesives that bond on contact have little or...
The property of material to deform (usually to elongate) in proportion to the load applied and to recover its original shape when the load is release, i.e. the property of a material by virtue of...
Fibers of relatively short length, inches or cm. Most natural fibers (except silk) are staple fibers. Staple fibers must be twisted or spun into yarns. Staple fibers expose more fiber ends on the...

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