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What is "Waterfall" - Definition & Explanation

Waterfall back cushion: An back cushion of one or more semi-attached cushions, with the atttachment at the top of each section.
Waterfall skirt: AKA Dressmaker skirt: a skirt that begins at the front of the deck and/or top of the outside back and reaches the floor.
Waterfall seat cushion: one whose cover fabric goes from the back boxing wraps the front and returns to the other side of the back boxing. That is, it has boxing on the sides and back only.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Fabrics which have received a treatment, which causes shrinking. Often done on cottons before cutting the fabric in order to remove the tendency for shrinkage in the finished garment. The percent of...
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Ultra Light Down is used in women's and men's jackets. the concept is to make the lightest and warmest insulation layer available. U.L. Down jackets weigh less than a tee-shirt, blocks more wind, is...
General name for a horizontal wood part. In upholstery, used for support and for a tacking surface. Also crest rails on headboards and dining chairs, chair rails on walls, horizontal parts of a frame...
The ability of a cloth to hold or pleat or a crease, which has been intentionally created, through the use of a heat treatment. Heat setting of thermoplastic fibers causes creases to be permanently...

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