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What is "Stay" - Definition & Explanation

A piece of fabric used to hold another piece of fabric in place, or to add strength to a seam or tack.

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A mixture of wax, rottenstone, and solvents added to furniture and used like a hang-up glaze. Common on French and English country furniture reproductions....
Tablet weaving is a process of weaving where tablets, also called 'cards', are used to create the shed that the weft is passed through. It is generally used to make narrow work such as belts or...
On boats, the area towards the stern of a small decked vessel that houses the rudder controls. In aircrafts, The cockpit contains instrumentation and controls which enable the pilot to fly the...
A general term for plain-weave fabrics of silk, cotton, or manufactured fiber having a wavy effect produced by weaving the warp of filling, but usually the filling, in a wavy line. An ondule reed is...
A petticoat is an article of clothing for women; specifically an undergarment to be worn under a skirt (also known as underskirt) or dress. The petticoat is a separate garment hanging from the waist...

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