TextileGlossary.com

What is "Quilts" - Definition & Explanation

These are figured heavy fabrics made from cotton. The basic weaves used may be honey comb, tapestry, repp, alhambara etc.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A tartan is a specific woven pattern that often signifies a particular Scottish clan in the modern era. The pattern is made with alternating bands of coloured (pre-dyed) threads woven as both warp...
A presidential sash is a cloth sash worn by the presidents of many nations in the world, notably those in South America. The sash is an important symbol of the continuity of the presidency, and is...
The process of dyeing finished garments. Benefits are that colour decisions can be left until the last minute (reducing manufacture of unwanted merchandise) and you only dye the fabric in the garment...
Cotton, and sometimes silk, in a Leno, gauze, knotted, or mesh weave. First made in France in 1834, it has a dull surfaced net with various sized holes. Has white or colored dots individually spaced...
A fibre formed by the conjunction at a spinning jet, of two fibre-forming polymers of different properties. NOTE: a) The two components may be caused to merge approximately side by side...

Companies for Quilts:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Quilts, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!

Add a definition

Add a definition for a textile term that you know about! Send us an email & tell us:
  • The term you want to define
  • Its definition in 500 words or less
  • Attach an image if necessary.
  • Optionally, tell us about yourself in 200 words or less!

(s) 2017 TextileGlossary.com Some rights reserved. • Sitemap