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What is "Piping" - Definition & Explanation

A narrow tape used to bind seams, or used for decoration. Pique - A knitted fabric that resembles a lightweight Bedford cord, with the wales or cords running in the warpwise or lengthwise direction.
A narrow tape used to bind seams, or used for decoration.

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