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What is "Seam ripper" - Definition & Explanation

Tool for cutting threads in a seam to undo it.
A seam ripper is a small tool used for unpicking stitches.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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An insoluble colorant is printed on the fabric as a paste or emulsion, heat cured and bound to the fabric with resins or binders. Allows for the printing of fabrics with fiber blends that would be...

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