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What is "Hound's tooth" - Definition & Explanation

A pointed check effect produced by a two up, two down broken twill with four ends and four picks in a repeat.

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A brocade-like pattern effect created on the fabric through the application of a chemical, instead of color, during the burn-out printing process. (Sulfuric acid, mixed into a colorless print paste,...
Color applied to previously dyed color. A process of hand dyeing that works color into the base material. Usually unevenly spaced and vari-colored. Allows the previously dyed color (base color) to...
An infused polymer construction process that reinforces the fabric of outerwear garments in the places where they take the most abuse: zipper and pocket flaps, and other high-abrasion areas. The...
An alternative, non-harmful method of producing silk. Silk is woven by making use of empty cocoons rather than harvesting live moth pupae. Cultivated on forest trees, the silk is spun after the...
The stitch variation of the rib stitch, which resembles two separate 1 x 1 ribbed fabrics that are interknitted. Plain (double knit) interlock stitch fabrics are thicker, heavier, and more stable...

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