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What is "Faux silk" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric of manufactured fiber, most commonly polyester, with good drape, luster and a soft hand to imitate silk.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A small panel usually hung from the top of the window. It is usually folded into deep pleats at the top and cut at an angle at the bottom. It is often placed on each side of a swag as shown on the...
A chemical reagent capable of bleaching, e.g. oxidising agents such as sodium or calcium hypochlorite, sodium chlorite, permanganates, hydrogen peroxide, and reducing agents such as sulphur dioxide...
Lengths of fabric, several plies high, which have been spread on a cutting table ready for cutting. The fabric is subsequently cut in accordance with a cutting plan which is usually designed to...
Rich Jacquard-woven fabric with all-over interwoven design of raised figures of flowers. Name derived from French meaning to “ornament.” Often gives an embossed appearance by contrasting surfaces,...
To hem a piece of cloth (in sewing), a garment workerfolds up a cut edge, folds it up again, and then sews it down. The process of hemming thus completely encloses the cut edge in cloth, so that it...

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