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What is "Chevron" - Definition & Explanation

A design which incorporates herringbone elements of zigzag stripes or joined V's
Broken twill or herringbone weave giving a chevron effect, creating a design of wide "Vs " across the width of the fabric.
A broad term applied to prints in zigzag stripes or to herringbone weaves.
Term applies to herringbone weaves or prints in zigzag stripes.
Clear-finish worsted or blend with a wide inverted "V" twill that is reminiscent of a sergeant's insignia stripes.

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(Dye-variant fibers) Fibers, natural, or man-made, so treated or modified in composition that their affinity for dyes becomes changed; ie, to be reserved, dye lighter, or dye darker than normal...
A design for menís drawers in which the pattern calls for additional fabric to be provided in the rear panels. This creates a "balloon" effect over the seat, providing for ease of movement with less...
A 3 tone effect that changes with the angle of view. It is achieved by using a warp yarn of one color and double weft yarns of 2 different colors. It is often found in taffetas, poplins or failles of...
A system of measuring the weight of a continuous filament fiber. In the United States, this measurement is used to number all manufactured fibers (both filament and staple), and silk, but excludes...
The name commonly applied to synthetic chemical compounds polymerized on the fabric or yarn to give wash-and-wear and durable press properties, crush resistance, dimentional stability, and hand to...

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