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What is "Thin Place" - Definition & Explanation

Often caused by the filling yarn breaking and the loom continuing to run until the operator notices the problem.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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To hem a piece of cloth (in sewing), a garment workerfolds up a cut edge, folds it up again, and then sews it down. The process of hemming thus completely encloses the cut edge in cloth, so that it...

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