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What is "Ajour" - Definition & Explanation

An embroidery technique which creates open areas, often in figured patterns and usually on a woven fabric.

Some other terms

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(also known as polyolefin and polypropylene) - A manufactured fiber characterized by its light weight, high strength, and abrasion resistance. Olefin is also good at transporting moisture, creating a...
Tyres reinforced by layers of tyre cord fabric arranged alternately so that the main load bearing yarns lie at an angle of less than 90 to the plane in which the tyre rotates and yarns of adjacent...
A yarn composed of two or more single yarns twisted together. Many two-ply yarns are used in carpet. In cut-pile carpet, eg, saxony, plied yarns must be heat-set to prevent untwisting under traffic....
Ability of a fiber to spring back to its natural position after folding, creasing or deformation. Loft is related to resiliency; it is the ability to return to original thickness after being...
The process of applying heat and moisture to fabrics. Steaming is used to fix dyes applied in continuous dyeing processes and printing. It is also used to 'fix' fabrics such as wool and silk and can...

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