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What is "Sheers" - Definition & Explanation

(Triple Sheers) - Heavier and flatter than sheers and almost opaque. Many are made from 'Bemberg', which wears, drapes, and washes well.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Descriptive of yarn spun wholly from combed wool inwhich the fibers arereasonably parallel ,and fabrics orgarments made fromsuchyarns. In mostcountriesfabrics with a small proportion...
A cotton fabric in a plain or twill. Can also be spelled domet. Generally made in white. Has a longer nap than on flannelette. Soft filling yarns of medium or light weight are used to obtain the...
A fiber dyeing method in which dye in applied to combed fibers in an untwisted or loosely twisted rope form (called top or sliver ). Sometimes dye is applied or printed on the fiber at regular...
Usually caused by finishing. Woven filling yarns lien in an arc across fabric width: in knits the course lines lie in an arc across width of goods. Critical on stripes or patterns and not as...
Plain, medium weight, cotton weave of a medium weight that is firm, smooth, with no gloss. Warps and washes very well. It is made from both carded and combed yarns. Percale sheeting is the finest...

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