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What is "Trapunto" - Definition & Explanation

A form of quilting in which a design is stitched through 2 layers of fabric. the lower layer is than slit and batting or fiberfill is inserted to raise the design to a high relief.

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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...

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