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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

Some more terms:

A jacquard fabric usually made with a taffeta or faille ground. The design is created by colored warp threads brought up on the face of the fabric, leaving loose yarns on the back. These threads are...
Lastex is an elastic fiber made from Latex. It is most often used with other fibers to create fabrics such as Spandex and foundation garments. Lastex will deteriorate after repeated washing and...
Fabrics made directly from individual fibers that are matted together by forming an interlocking web of fibers either mechanically (tangling together) or chemically (gluing, bonding, or melting...
A process which reduces the linear density of an assembly of fibres. Drafting typically occurs in the early stages of producing yarns from staple fibres. Draw spinning: A process for spinning...
A pile fabric with a clipped nap. Before clipping, the nap is a loop as found in frieze or boucle. Velvet was introduced during the Renaissance in Italy and Spain and later moved to France. Designs...

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