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What is "Applique" - Definition & Explanation

Motif or design made separately then sewn or affixed on cloth.
A separate decoration that is then embroidered, sewn on the surface of another fabric or garment.
A pattern constructed by applying one fabric on top of another.
Applique is a technique in which pieces of fabric are sewn onto a foundation piece of fabric to create designs.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A machine in which heavy bowls rotate in contact under mechanical pressure. NOTE: The bowls may be unheated or one may be a thick-walled steel shell heated internally. All bowls may rotate at the...
Fibres spun from two different polymers. The most common types are made from polymers which have different melting points and are used for thermal bonding. Another variant is produced from polymers...
Also called gassing, singeing is a process applied to both yarns and fabrics to produce an even surface by burning off projecting fibres, yarn ends, and fuzz. This is accomplished by passing the...
Cotton fabrics which have been dry finished by raising fibers on the surface to produce a fuzzy fur-like feel and appearance created when fiber ends extend from the basic fabric structure to the...

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