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What is "Lapels" - Definition & Explanation

(padding) - Attaching the lapel to canvas with several rows of blindstitching.
Part of the garment that rolls or folds back above the front closure on both sides; also called revers. Typically found on jackets and coats.
The pieces of fabric that extend from the collar and lay folded back on the chest, and are usually made of satin.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A garment fashioned to wear under blouses, suits and etc., that covers from bust to waist. Usually sleeveless, camisoles (or "camis") traditionally offer little if any breast support, though some...
Of or relating to habitat or household, mostly used as a prefix related to ecology. Eco comes from the ancient Greek word "oikos" (house). e. g. eco-label, eco-friendly, eco-shopping. Within the...
a weave in which the warp yarns are arranged in pairs with one twisted around the other between picks of feeling yarn as in marquisette. This type of weave gives firmness and strength to an...
A finishing process that brings the fabric in contact with sandpaper or another abrasive material. This may be done to raise surface fiber, impart a peached or sueded hand or to create a surface...
Made from linen or cotton with a dobby or basket weave. It is strong. Rough in the surface finish but finer, shinier than cotton huckaback. Has variation in weaves but most have small squares on the...

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