What is "Elastane" - Definition & Explanation
A man-made fibre containing at least 85% polyurethane which is capable of high stretch followed by rapid and substantial recovery to its unstretched length.
A fibre, often made of polyurethane, possessing inherent stretch properties (also known as spandex, especially in the USA).
Some more terms: Nun's veiling
A plain weave, lightweight, sheer fabric of high quality usually found in black or white. May be made of wool silk cotton or synthetics. Named for it's original use by religious...
A high quality, plain weave pongee fabric made with wild silk from Henan in eastern...
A design that looks like a windowpane, with narrow bands of one color forming an over-check that encloses rectangles of another ground...
A yarn that has been so processed as to introduce durable crimps (q.v.), coils, loops or other fine distortions along the length of the fibres or filaments.
a) The main texturing processes...
A good quality wool. If it is made in cotton, it is usually called suede cloth. Duvetyn has a close satin weave that is brushed, singed, and sheared to conceal the weave. It has a smooth plush....
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