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What is "Cross-stitch" - Definition & Explanation

Cross-stitch is a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches are used to form a picture.

Some other terms

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Rich Jacquard-woven fabric with all-over interwoven design of raised figures of flowers. Name derived from French meaning to “ornament.” Often gives an embossed appearance by contrasting surfaces,...
a) Fabric A length of finished fabric of less than a customary unit (piece) length. b) Finishing 1. Each passage of a length of fabric through a machine, for example in jig-dyeing. 2. A joint...
A mechanical treatment that uses beetlers or fallers to give fabric surfaces a flattened appearance. The spaces between warp and filling are covered up and tend to produce a high gloss to the...
The generic name for fibres composed of synthetic linear macromolecules that have in the chain recurring amide groups, at least 85% of which are joined directly to two aromatic rings and in which...
Dyes for cotton and other cellulosic fibres that actually react to form covalent bonds with cotton to produce a new chemical (e.g. Red cotton). They require large amounts of chemicals (salt and...

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