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What is "Rickrack" - Definition & Explanation

Flat braid in a zig-zag formation. Made from several types if fibers, it is used for many kinds of trimming on apparel.

Some other terms

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A fabric made from yarns with low luster, such as cotton or other staple length fibers. The fabric has a soft, smooth hand and a gentle, subtle luster. Sateen fabrics are often used for draperies and...
Refers to fibers that are typically manufactuered through an electrospinning process, which spins fibers in diameters ranging from 10nm (nanometers) to several hundred nanometers, but usually less...
The generic name for fibres made from a synthetic linear polymer of ethylene and that has the structure: NOTE: The two types of commercial production are: a) high-density polyethylene *HDPE),...
Said of a cloth which has irregular stripes or streaks of practically the same color in the background. Each yarn in the motif is dyed a solid color. runs in the warp direction of the goods, and...
A driven roller on a textile machine around which a yarn is passed in order to regulate its speed during the extrusion and further processing of certain man-made fibres. The roller may be heated in...

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