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What is "Garment Wash" - Definition & Explanation

The garment is constructed and then washed to soften the fabric and minimize shrinkage.
process of industrially washing garments after they have been manufactured to remove sizing; it also softens and pre-shrinks. Grommet - an eyelet of firm material to strengthen or protect an opening. Gusset - triangular inserts in sleeve seams to widen and strengthen.

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