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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

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A method of compressing, shrinking and felting a fabric through the use of moisture heat and mechanical pressure. Usually done on wool and wool blends such as melton. The process often obscure the...
a) Fabric A fabric made in sateen weave. b) Weave A weft-faced weave in which the binding places are arranged with a view to producing a smooth fabric surface that is free from twill...
A fabric from alpaca fibers or blends, (originally a cotton cloth with alpaca filling) that is used for dresses, coats, suits, and sweaters. It is also used as a pile lining for jackets and coats....

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