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What is "Microfiber Fabrics" - Definition & Explanation

Small fibers are used to create fabrics with a suede-like, soft hand.

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The opal effect achieved on a fabric by dyeing the warp and weft threads different colours. The yarns are dyed first and then woven. When looking at the fabric from various angles it appears to alter...
A method of applying short fibers rather than color to the entire surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted, onto it, or the fibers may be contained in...
Chrome-free tanning is the tanning of hides to create leather either through the use of oils or natural tannins instead of chromium salts. This tanning process is more time intensive than chrome...
This is a fascinating technique whereinthe warp and weft threads are dyed inbeautiful colors before the fabricis woven.Thetechnique issounique and precisethateven if one thread fallsshort or is...
Some polymeric fibres are spun by melting the polymer to a liquid state. The liquid is forced through the spinner opening under pressure and cooled by a jet of air to form the filament. Nylon can be...

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