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What is "Animal skin" - Definition & Explanation

refers to a design which suggests the skin of an animal. Leopard, tiger, zebra and giraffe are popular motifs.

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Removal of loose threads, knots, slubs, burs, and other extraneous materials from fabrics by means of a burling iron, a type of tweezer. The trick is to remove the impurity without damaging the...
A silk, rayon, or manufactured fiber necktie fabric with a broken rib weave and a characteristic pebbly appearance. A fine, dress fabric with a silk warp and worsted filling, woven in a broken...
A manufactured fiber, most often used in sweaters or pile fabrics, where little or no pressing is recommended, as the fiber has a low softening or melting point. However, it has also been...
A Windbreaker or windcheater is a thin outer coat designed to resist wind chill and light rain. It is usually of light construction, characteristically made of some type of glossy synthetic material...
A yarn spinning method in which roving ( a thin strand of fiber with very little twist) is fed to a 'traveler' with rotates around the edge of a ring. Inside the ring is a faster rotating bobbin. The...

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