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What is "Crepey" - Definition & Explanation

Refers to a fabric with a pebble like texture.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The chemise, called a "smock" or "shift" in the 16th century, was a simple garment worn next to the skin to protect clothing from sweat and body oils. Chemise is the French term. Italians called it a...
Running stitches laid in rows from edge to edge of the given area to fill. Usualy used to fill in larger areas. Consists of two densities (see Density and Stitch Length), spacing between the rows of...
Results when all or some of the needles on circular knitting fail to function and fabric either falls off the machine or design is completely disrupted or destroyed. Many knitting needles are broken...
A hand method of dyeing that involves gathering small portions of the fabric and tying them tightly before dyeing. The tied areas resist penetration of the dye, resulting in irregular patterns. Also...
A finishing process to produce a pattern on a fabric by passing it through a calender in which a heated metal bowl engraved with the pattern works against a relatively soft bowl built up of...

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