What is "Crazy quilt" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 23-Mar-2024 (3 months, 22 days ago)
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Crazy quilt
Crazy quilting is often used to refer to the textile art of patchwork and is sometimes used interchangeably with that term.

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In knit fabrics, a column of loops lying lengthwise in the fabric. The number of wales per inch is a measure of the fabric's fineness. In woven fabrics, one of a series of ribs or cords, running...

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Spun Yarn

A yarn made by taking a group of short staple fibers, which have been cut from the longer continuous filament fibers, and then twisting these short staple fibers together to form a single yarn, which...

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Terry Cloth Unveiled: Luxurious Comfort at Your Fingertips

A woven fabric, usually cotton or maybe linen, with loop pile on one or both sides. Pile, also jacquard and dobby combined with pile. It has either all over loops on both sides of the fabric or...

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Weft knit

Weft knit is a common type of knitted fabric construction in the textile industry. It refers to a method of creating fabric where a single yarn is interlaced horizontally or side to side. The yarn,...

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Dotted Swiss

Dotted Swiss is a lightweight, sheer fabric that is characterized by its subtle raised dot pattern. It is typically made from cotton, although it can also be made from other fibers such as silk or...

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Roller printed

A method of printing by passing the fabric over metal rollers on which the design has been engraved. One roller is used for each color. Used for printing long runs with good register and a clear,...

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Sateen, The Luxurious Elegance: Unraveling the Allure of a Textile Classic

Cotton or rayon in a filling-face weave. A weave construction for mercerized cotton fabrics, which produces a lustrous and smooth surface with the sheen in a filling direction. Carded or combed yarns...

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Cotton, rayon, and other fabrics that have been treated with a caustic soda solution which shrinks parts of the goods either all over or in stripes giving a blistered effect that is similar to...

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