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What is "Shot Effect" - Definition & Explanation

A changeable colour effect on a lustrous or shiny fabric in which the warp yarns and weft yarns are of contrasting colours.
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The fabric normally has a plain weave or a 2/2 twill weave when this effect is required.

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