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What is "Faux linen" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric made with slubbed yarns to imitate linen. Usually inexpensive, easy care fabrics.

Some other terms

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Non-toxic semi-aniline dyes are non-toxic transparent dyes used to dye leather. These dyes are derived from coal tar and fully penetrate the leather while preserving the appearance of natural grains...
1. FIBRE. General term used for immature, undeveloped cotton fibres. May cause increased nep-piness on the fabric and also may cause uneven dyeing. May show up as undyed specks, due to poor dye...
An engineered fabric made from two or more components. One component is often a strong fiber such as fiberglass, KevlarŪ, or carbon fiber that gives the material its tensile strength, while another...
Flame retardant fabrics have been treated with a flame proofing compound. These fabrics retain this fire retardancy for a limited time. Typically, flameproofing chemicals are water soluble and...
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...

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