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What is "Weaves" - Definition & Explanation

Two basic methods of weaving upholstered fabrics. Each needs different equipment. a. Flat Weave Tweeds. Matelasse and Tapestries b. Pile Weave Velvets Yarns: In order to weave a fabric, the fiber or blend of fibers must first be made into a yarn. Yarns vary in size and shape, both of which have an effect on the appearance of the fabric.
Weaving is an ancient textile art and craft that involves placing two threads or yarn made of fibre onto a warp and weft of a loom and turning them into cloth. This cloth can be plain (in one color or a simple pattern), or it can be woven in decorative or artistic designs, including tapestries.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A plain weave fabric with even or close to even thread counts in warp and weft. Often of cotton. Carded yarn versions are used for inexpensive apparel, furniture covers and as a base for laminates....
Scottish tartan fabric woven with a blue and black ground and green and white over-check. Medium weight, usually not heavy enough for outerwear. Originally all-wool, but now may contain a proportion...
Boxers shorts are a type of underwear, worn usually by men. They are all-around-elastic shorts named after the shorts worn by professional fighters. They first originated in the 1930s, but were...
Serge is a type of twill fabric that has diagonal lines or ridges on both sides, made with a two-up, two-down weave. The worsted variety is used in making military uniforms, suits, great and trench...
A rod that uses a series of carriers that glide within the rod to open and close the draperies. This enable the draperies to traverse past the supporting center brackets. Commercial quality traverse...

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