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What is "Art/Embroidery linen" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 05-May-2023 (1 year, 23 days ago)
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Art/Embroidery linen
a balanced plain weave fabric usually of linen or linen/cotton. It is made from smooth round yarns (not flattened by calendering). Used as a base for embroidered table linen, pillowcases, also in drapes, slipcovers and some apparel. Also called embroidery crash.

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