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What is "Paper-like" - Definition & Explanation

Refers to fabric with a crisp, noisy hand that suggests paper.

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A finishing process that brings the fabric in contact with sandpaper or another abrasive material. This may be done to raise surface fiber, impart a peached or sueded hand or to create a surface...
Made from wool, cotton, linen, silk, rayon, or synthetics. In a basket weave. Monk’s cloth is heavy due to its construction. It is difficult to sew or manipulate as the yarns have a tendency to...
A weave in which the filling fibers go over many warp fibers before going under a warp fiber, creating the illusion that the fibers are floating, and creating fabric that is very shiny but easily...
Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to...
Fabrics that have been coated with some substance to make them longer lasting, or impervious to water or other liquids. The uses are numerous and coating substances or materials include oil,...

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