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What is "Moire Base Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

A finish achieved with engraved rollers which press the design into the fabnc. causing the crushed and uncrushed parts to reflect light differently (called "Water-Marked'". Sometimes it is done with fabric folded the length of the goods leaving a center crease more often folded with crease on the width of the goods and fabnc cut at this fold eliminating a center crease. Natural Fibers: Those ftbers which come from cotton, wool, silk and Fax (linen).

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A tough medium to heavyweight coarsely woven plain weave fabric, usually made of a cotton or cotton/poly blend. Lower grades of the unfinished fabric are used for such industrial purposes as bags,...

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