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What is "Tufting Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

Hooked by needle into fabric structure usually at a very high speed developed initially for carpeting. Recently developed for upholstery fabric.

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Calendered is a dry finish that creates a very smooth, lustrous fabric. There are many types of calendering which vary in permanence. All types involve passing the fabric through large heated rollers...
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A technique of altering yarns to make them fluff, curl, or crimp up to give them a bulked appearance. High bulk yarns are sometimes made by combining high shrinkage staple components with low...
Colloquial term for upholsterer. Before pneumatic staplers, upholstery was commonly attached to frames with tacks. An upholsterer would put tacks in his/her mouth (which is why many were advertized...
A sustainable fabric that is derived from a blend of Japanese paper and kumazasa herb. Saswashi is a beautiful fabric that has a soft touch similar to cashmere or Egyptian cotton, but is has a dry...

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