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What is "Facing" - Definition & Explanation

Orientation of a piece of furniture as if the observer is facing, not seated in it. For example, Left arm facing, right cushion facing.
An inner piece of fabric to reinforce and neaten an area of stress.
A piece of fabric that is sewn to the collar, front opening, cuffs, or arms eye of a garment to create a finished look.
A piece of fabric that strengthens the main piece of fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Serge is a type of twill fabric that has diagonal lines or ridges on both sides, made with a two-up, two-down weave. The worsted variety is used in making military uniforms, suits, great and trench...
Ornamental embroidered effect in which extra filling yarn is shot through cloth at regular intervals during weaving. The extra fillings are floated between designs and later cut or clipped for...
Cotton and Linen or blend of rayon staple and cotton, usually in a dobby weave with a smooth, clear finish and small diamond-shaped figures with a dot in the center of each. The pattern suggests the...
Spandex is an elastic type fiber that can be stretched many times its length and then spring back to the original length. Spandex is more resistant to washing, perspiration, and heat than latex....
An imperfection, characterized by a ridge or mark running in the crosswise or lengthwise directions of the fabric. Barrés can be caused by tension variations in the knitting process, poor quality...

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