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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

Some more terms:

The process of removing large amounts of water from fabrics after dyeing using either industrial spin dryers or vacuum extractors. They reduce the amount of energy required in stentering or other...
The thin compressed edge of a woven fabric which runs parallel to the warp yarns and prevents raveling. It is usually woven, utilizing tougher yarns and a tighter construction than the rest of the...
undergarment with tight fitting, worn by women to provide grip for the breasts with a provision of two cups which are held by two straps of elastic or non-elastic strings which comes in cotton or...
A manufactured fibre composed of natural or synthetic polyisoprene, or composed of one or more dienes polymerised with or without one or more vinyl monomers, and which, when stretched to three times...
Fabrics made from only one set of yarns, all running in the same direction. Some knits have their yarns running along the length of the fabric, while others have their yarns running across the width...

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