TextileGlossary.com

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:

A unicellular, natural staple fiber hitch is the seed hair of plants of the genus Gossypium. It is almost pure cellulose and a distinguishing characteristic is its irregular spiral configuration. The...
This process is usually used on splits, or heavily buffed leather The finishing fim is created on a continuous release paper. An adhesive is applied to the film, and then it is pressed onto the...
Fold of fabric, folded back upon itself so that the pleat is comprised of three layers; occurs vertically only. Pleats may be partially stitched or pressed down. Kinds of pleats include: knife...
A stiff-finished heavily sized fabric of cotton or linen used for interlinings in garments, for stiffening in millinery, and in bookbinding. Softens with heat. Can be shaped while warm. Name from...
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...

Companies for Facing:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Facing, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!

Add a definition

Add a definition for a textile term that you know about! Send us an email & tell us:
  • The term you want to define
  • Its definition in 500 words or less
  • Attach an image if necessary.
  • Optionally, tell us about yourself in 200 words or less!

(s) 2017 TextileGlossary.com Some rights reserved. • Sitemap