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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:

Extruded yarn that has been subjected to a stretching or drawing process which orientates the long-chain molecules of which the yarn is composed, in the direction of the filament axis. NOTE: On...
A textile weave consisting of double threads interlaced to produce a checkered pattern similar to that of a woven basket. Also called hopsack or matt weave. The weave is 2/2. A variation of the plain...
Cellophane is a thin, transparent sheet made of processed cellulose. Cellulose fibres from wood or cotton are dissolved in alkali to make a solution called viscose, which is then extruded through a...
A fabric made in a double knit construction, usually produced in one color rather than color patterns. This plain fabric has an elastic quality with a slight horizontal line. The fabric looks the...
Referring to the arrangement or character of the yarns on the surface of the fabric. Often used to describe fabrics with surface interest the result of using novelty yarns or novelty weaves such as...

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