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What is "Candlewick Fabric" - Definition & Explanation

Unbleached muslin bed sheeting, sometimes called Kraft muslin, used as a base fabric on which a chenille effect is formed by application of candlewick (heavy-plied yarns) loops which are then cut to give the fuzzy effect and cut-yarn appearance of the true chenille yarn.
Made from cotton and sometimes wool. An unbleached muslin bed sheeting (also called Kraft muslin) used as a base fabric on which a chenille effect is formed by application of candlewick (heavy plied yarn) loops, which are then cut to give the fuzzy effect and cut yarn appearance of true chenille yarn. True chenille is a cotton, wool, silk, or rayon yarn which has a pile protruding all around at slight angles and stimulates a caterpillar. Chenille is the French word for caterpillar. Used in bedspreads, drapes, housecoats, beach wear.
Unbleached muslin bed sheeting-sometimes called Kraft muslin-used as a base fabric on which a chenille effect is formed by application of candlewick (heavy-piled yarns) loops which are then cut to give the fuzzy effect and cut-yarn appearance of the true chenille yarn. Used mainly for bedspreads, drapes, and robes.
A Tufted Pile Fabric With A Fuzzy Surface That Looks Like Chenille . It Is Made By Looping A Heavy Plied Yarn On A Muslin Base Then Cutting The Loops. Used For Bedspreads, Robes, Draperies.

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