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What is "Faux Fur" - Definition & Explanation

A Pile Fabric Made To Simulate Animal Fur. May Be Woven Or Knit In A Variety Of Fibers Although Acrylic And Modacrylic Are Most Common.
Artificial fur made from synthetic material.
Plush fabric made of artificial fibers; also known as synthetic fur.
Faux Fur is a synthetic polyester material that is commonly found in various animal prints. Similar to faux suede, it has a knap to the material with a soft, lush feeling.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Rupture of individual filaments (usually during winding or weaving) that results in the appearance of a fibrous or hairy surface, which may be localised or general, in a fabric made from flat...
Traditionally a hooded fur coat made and used by northern natives, but now it can also be insulated with modern manmade materials like "thinsulate", and may have no fur at all, although usually...
A system of yarn formation, also known as wrap spinning, in which the feed stock (sliver or roving) is drafted, and the drafted twistless strand is wrapped with a yarn as it passes through a rotating...
A plain, closely woven, inexpensive cloth, usually cotton or a cotton/manufactured fiber blend, characteristically having figured patterns on a white or contrasting background. Calico is typically...
The generic name given to a new family of cellulosic fibres and yarns that have been produced by solvent spinning. The process is widely regarded as being environmentally-friendly, and the product...

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