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What is "Grenadine" - Definition & Explanation

A leno weave fabric with high twist yarns often with woven in stripes, checks or other patterns. Used for dresses, blouses curtains.
A fine fiber originated in Italy. It can be made in various fibers such as cotton, wool, silk or synthetics. It is well know for its stiffness and often used women's clothing.
Open silk or silk and wool gauze much like barege but with more mesh. Produced in many varied varieties.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A hand-sewn stitch alternating from one side of a seam to the other. When properly done, none of the thread shows. Often used to attach outside back panels, to sew the 4th side of a pillow, to hand...
Cotton fabrics such as chintz or tarlatan treated with starch, glue. paraffin, or shellac and run through a hot friction roller to give a high polish. These types are not durable in washing. Newer,...
A high-modulus, dimensionally stable rayon staple fiber. It is a natural fibre originating from wood pulp, cellulose and rayon. Finer quality than the regular rayon yarns, it has high resistance to...
A type of fancy yarn. It is an undulating gimp yarn, usually produced by binding an irregular yarn, such as a stripe or slub, in the direction opposite to the initial stage, to create graduated...
A fiber dyeing method in which dye in applied to combed fibers in an untwisted or loosely twisted rope form (called top or sliver ). Sometimes dye is applied or printed on the fiber at regular...

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