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What is "Drapability" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 26-Jun-2024 (24 days ago)
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Drapability
A fabric's ability to hang gracefully in a finished product.

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Taffeta

A lustrous, medium-weight, plain-weave fabric with a slight ribbed appearance in the filling (crosswise) direction made from silk, rayon or synthetics. For formal wear, taffeta is a favorite choice....

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Chaff in Textiles: An Unexplored Avenue for Sustainability

A component in cotton of trash (q.v.) in the form of a heterogeneous assortment of vegetable fragments, most of them being small pieces of leaf, leaf bract (a small form of leaf growing beneath the...

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Ondule

A general term for plain-weave fabrics of silk, cotton, or manufactured fiber having a wavy effect produced by weaving the warp of filling, but usually the filling, in a wavy line. An ondule reed is...

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Plating

In textile manufacturing, plating refers to a technique in which two or more different yarns are woven or knitted together in a way that creates a specific visual effect. This can be achieved by...

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Rayon Ingredient

A manufactured fiber composed of regenerated cellulose, as well as manufactured fibers composed of regenerated celluluse in which substituents have replaced not more than 15% of the hydrogens of the...

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Drills

These are warp faced cotton fabrics woven with 3,4, and 5 thread warp faced twills and 5 thread satin, with the twill lines running opposite to the direction of the twist of the warp yarn. Thus a...

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Marble Cloth

Marble cloth, also known as marbled fabric or marbleized textile, is a unique type of textile that mimics the appearance of marble stone. It is characterized by swirling patterns and a marbled...

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Canton Crepe

Canton Crepe is a type of fabric that is made from a blend of silk and cotton fibers. It is a versatile fabric that has a unique texture and is often used in fashion, home d?cor, and upholstery...

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