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What is "Modacrylic" - Definition & Explanation

Acrylic yarns that have been modified for added quality and to resist fire

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In this type of quilting, shapes are cut and sewn together to form a design. There is no background piece and the seams are hidden on the back side of the quilt top. Pieces may be geometric or may be...
a) Any adventitious (unwanted) colour, owing to dye, dirt or iron, on textile material. NOTE: A severe stain is one that will resist processing. b) The fugitive or permanent colouring of material...
A chemical process for eliminating vegetable matter from animal fibres such as wool by degrading it to an easily friable (readily crumbled) condition. The process usually involves treatment with an...
A mechanical treatment that uses beetlers or fallers to give fabric surfaces a flattened appearance. The spaces between warp and filling are covered up and tend to produce a high gloss to the...
The process of passing fabric through a calender in which a highly polished, usually heated steel bowl rotates at a higher surface speed than the softer (e.g. cotton-filled or paper-filled) bowl...

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