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What is "Stitch count" - Definition & Explanation

Accumulated total of stitches required to complete and embroidery design.

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Mercerisation alters the chemical structure of the cotton fibre. The structure of the fibre changes from alpha-cellulose to beta-cellulose. Mercerising results in the swelling of the cell wall which...
(Breaking Stregth) - The strength shown by a fiber, yarn, or fabric to resist breaking under pressure. It is the actual number of pounds of resistance that a fabric will give before the material is...
A chemical reaction that changes cellulose linters (cotton) into cellulose acetate. This reaction improves the heat and rot resistance of the fiber yet does not adversely affect the other good...
A bast fiber obtained from the Hibiscus cannabinus plant. The stalk of this plant varies in height from 8 to 12 feet and is about half an inch in diameter. Kenaf is mostly produced in India and...
Three types: (1) A clear-finish worsted fabric woven to produce smallindentations suggesting the eye of a bird. (2) Also known as Diaper Cloth. Fabric woven on a dobby loom ofcardedyarns in tiny...

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