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What is "Grading" - Definition & Explanation

(in garment manufacture) A process of adjusting the size of each pattern piece to fit different body sizes.

Some other terms

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Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to...

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