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What is "Corsets" - Definition & Explanation

A corset is a garment worn to mold the torso into a desired shape for aesthetic or orthopaedic purposes. Both men and women have worn corsets since ages and still wear it for different reasons.

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A bast fiber obtained from the Crotalaria juncea plant. The fibers grow from 4 to 5 feet long and are retted and prepared like other bast fibers. Sunn contains over 80% cellulose and is highly...
Pima Cotton is along staple cotton, creating by combining Egyptian cotton and cotton grown from the Pima Indians in the southwestern United States. It is weel know to be the finest cotton because of...
A typical uncut pile weave fabric. This fabric is formed by using two sets of warp yarns. One set of warp is under very little tension; when the filling yarns are packed into place, these loose yarns...
Dyes for cotton and other cellulosic fibres that are based on suphur chemistry. Can be difficult to achieve top fastness performance but good results possible from selected dyes. Application method...
A woven fabric construction made by interlacing two or more sets of warp yarns with two or more sets of filling yarns. A weft knit fabric in which two layers of loops are formed that cannot be...

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