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What is "Broadloom" - Definition & Explanation

Term generally refers to carpet rather than apparel fabrics that are tuffed or woven wider than 54 inches. Most broadloom carpet today is widths of 6, 9, 12, 15, or 18 feet.
A term used to denote carpet produced in widths wider than six feet. Broadloom is usually twelve feet wide.

Some other terms

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Cutting fabric diagonally across the grain, causing the material to drape fluidly and elegantly across the body. Expensive due to it's inefficient use of fabric. Often used for silk or satin dresses...
Refers To Fabrics Knit On A Circular Knitting Machine, I.e. One Which Has Its Needles Arranged In A Circle Thus Producing The Fabric In Tubular Form . The Fabrics May Be Sold Tubular Or Slit And Sold...
The distance from the bottom of the trouser leg to the top of the pant at the waist. The measurement is taken along the outside leg seam that joins the front and back leg panels, and includes the...
A coat (a term frequently interchangeable with jacket) is an outer garment worn by both men and women, for warmth or fashion. Coats typically have long sleeves and open down the front, closing by...
The process of dyeing long continuous ropes of full width fabrics in machines that use a combination of pulleys and high pressure jets of dye liquor to propel fabrics around the machine. The most...

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