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What is "Empire Seams" - Definition & Explanation

A seam that is sewn directly below the bustline.

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Decorative strip above window: a narrow piece of fabric or board attached above a window for decoration and to hide the curtain rod. Early 20th century. Probably alteration of French palmette...
Fabrics which have received a treatment, which causes shrinking. Often done on cottons before cutting the fabric in order to remove the tendency for shrinkage in the finished garment. The percent of...
A length of yarn on the surface of a woven fabric between two consecutive intersections of the yarn with the yarns woven at right angles to it. NOTE: A float is designated by the number of threads...
The process of applying dye to fabric on a continuous basis rather on a batchwise process. Uses less energy and water that batchwise processes in principle but there are long periods of time when the...

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