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What is "Damping Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

A piece of absorbent fabric which is wetted and laid over a garment during pressing. This increases the humidity in that area and prevents the formation of gloss on some fabrics.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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(eyelet) - Formed by a contoured patch of zig-zag stitching, followed by a cut---a portion of which is circular. Eyelet buttonholes are usually used on heavy fabrics and/or with large buttons. A gimp...

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