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What is "Crape fabric" - Definition & Explanation

It is a fabric which has an irregular or broken surface appearance and employs a combination of sateen and twill or plain weaves.

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Wool-like underhair of the Bactrian camel, a two-humped pack-carrying species that is lustrous and extremely soft. Because it is expensive, often used in blends with wool for coats, suits, sweaters,...
The opal effect achieved on a fabric by dyeing the warp and weft threads different colours. The yarns are dyed first and then woven. When looking at the fabric from various angles it appears to alter...
The process of applying dyes to fibres, yarns, fabrics or garments. The type of dye, method used and liquor ratio (i.e. The amount of water used relative to the amount of fabric) has a huge influence...
A general-purpose solvent is for thinning high quality wood finishing lacquers. It is not suitable as an acrylic or automotive thinner. But is an excellent degreasing and cleaning solvent for shop...
A system of weaving which, because of a pattern-making mechanism of great versatility, permits the production of very ornate, complex woven designs. This type of weaving is used for tapestry, figured...

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