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What is "Grommet" - Definition & Explanation

Plastic, Brass or steel hole reinforcements, Usually they come in two parts and are pressed together in a grommet anvil or setter.
Little air holes reinforced with metal ring, usually on jackets, hats or shoes to allow ventilation.
Large, metal-edged unit which surrounds a hole in a garment. Many belts have grommets surrounding the belt hole.

Some other terms

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Cutting fabric diagonally across the grain, causing the material to drape fluidly and elegantly across the body. Expensive due to it's inefficient use of fabric. Often used for silk or satin dresses...

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