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What is "Levelness" - Definition & Explanation

A term used to describe the uniformity of colour accross a large piece of fabric. In general terms the faster you try and dye something or the greater % of applied dye you try to fix on a fibre the greater the risk of unlevelness. Paler shades give more problems than darker shades.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A floral or scenic design usually printed on cotton or linen. Originally printed in Jouy, France, the fabrics were printed in single colours from engraved copper plates. The designs were...
Neither a natural fiber nor a man-made one, it breathes like cotton but is much less sturdy. Versatile rayon is inexpensive and can be woven to feel like linen or wool. It is soft and drapeable but...
A design effect created on a woven fabric by the use of extra yarns which are woven into the fabric at a certain spot then allowed to float over the fabric to the next spot. The float threads are...
A Process Of Patterning Cloth By Tie-dyeing In Which The Design Is Reserved On The Undyed Cloth By Tying Small Spots Very Tightly With Thread To Protect Them From The Dye. Especially Popular In...
The thin compressed edge of a woven fabric which runs parallel to the warp yarns and prevents raveling. It is usually woven, utilizing tougher yarns and a tighter construction than the rest of the...

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