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What is "Pucker" - Definition & Explanation

The uneven surface caused by differential shrinkage in the two layers of a bonded fabric during processing, dry cleaning, or washing.
An undulation in the fabric, caused by wrong conditions during finishing, e.g. during compressive shrinking.
A Blister Or Puffed Effect On The Surface Of The Fabric . It May Be The Result Of Chemical Treatment Of The Fabric Or The Result Of Using Different Yarns, Yarns Under Different Tension, Or Yarns Of Different Shrinkage In One Fabric.

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