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What is "Polished Cotton" - Definition & Explanation

A plain weave cotton cloth characterized by a sheen ranging from dull to bright. polish can be achieved either through the weave or the addition of a resin finish. Can be a solid color, usually piece dyed or printed.
Is either a satin weave cotton or a plain weave cotton that is finished chemically to appear shiny.
A Cotton Fabric With A Luster. The Luster May Be Due To The Weave (often Satin), Or From Application Of A Calendered Finish, Or Both. The Degree Of Luster Can Be Moderate Or Bright.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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The property of fibers that measures strength. This is determined by the force required to rupture of break the fiber. Typically, this is measure is grams per denier, or g/d. Tensile strength measres...
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...

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