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What is "Colorfast" - Definition & Explanation

Property of a fabric that indicates its color retention over life span and cleaning.
A term used to describe whether the colors bleed or not in washing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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...
A lightweight, plain weave, fabric, made from cotton, rayon, or acetate, and characterized by a puckered striped effect, usually in the warp direction. The crinkled effect is created through the...
The amount, expressed as a percentage by mass, or linear polymer that is generally present in a crystalline form, the remainder of the polymer being present in an amorphous state. NOTE: There are...
A finish that has the purpose of increasing the absorbency of a fabric. on durable press blends. The finish allows the stain to leave the fabric faster, increases the wicking action for improved...
Cotton, rayon, worsted or woolen twill that is similar to gabardine, but the yarn is bulkier and much more pronounced. It is very durable, rugged and stands hard usage and wear. In time, it shines a...

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