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What is "Back Yoke" - Definition & Explanation

A piece of fabric that connects the back of a garment to the shoulders. This allows the garment to lay flat and drape nicely.
A fitted or shaped piece at the top of a skirt or at the shoulder of various garments.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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An engineered fabric made from two or more components. One component is often a strong fiber such as fiberglass, KevlarŪ, or carbon fiber that gives the material its tensile strength, while another...
A plain, woven, lightweight, extremely sheer, airy, and soft silk fabric, containing highly twisted filament yarns. The fabric, used mainly in evening dresses and scarves, can also be made from rayon...
A term that applies to the number of turns and the direction that two yarns are turned during the manufacturing process. The yarn twist brings the fibers close together and makes them compact. It...
Spandex is an elastic type fiber that can be stretched many times its length and then spring back to the original length. Spandex is more resistant to washing, perspiration, and heat than latex....

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