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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 treatment of textile materials in aqueous or other solutions in order to remove natural fats, waxes, proteins and other constituents, as well as dirt, oil and other impurities. NOTE: The...
A high quality fabric characterized by its vertical stripes of identical width that have equal widths between them. It consists of cotton, wool, silk, or elaborate velvet stripes that are separated...
The thin compressed edge of a woven fabric which runs parallel to the warp yarns and prevents raveling. It is usually woven, utilizing tougher yarns and a tighter construction than the rest of the...
Preshrunk is a dry, permanent finish in which the fabric is washed in order to create a more stable fabric. Often this process allows the elasticity to become improved due to an increase in yarn...
The fleece comes from a Cashmere goat. These animals roam at high elevations (10,000-15,000 ft.), hence their very warm, soft fleece. Garments made with cashmere are normally more expensive because...

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