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What is "Effect Threads" - Definition & Explanation

In a fabric, yarns inserted to form a surface effect or enhance a pattern.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The technique of printing fabrics by transferring a printed design from paper to fabric via heat and pressure. It's derived from the art of daealcomania which is the process of tansferring pictures...
A type of running stitch composed of three stitches placed back and forth between two points. Often used for outlining because it eliminates the need for repeatedly digitizing a single-ply running...
Distance or portion of a curtain rod that extends beyond the bracket and meets back at the wall. A return conceals the working parts of the hardware and prevents daylight from coming in between the...
A long crease mark (q.v.) in a dyed or finished textile and that runs approximately in the length direction. NOTE: The marks are caused during wet processing in the rope form and may be the result...
A warp knit fabric in which the fabric is formed by interlooping adjacent parallel yarns. The warp beam holds thousands of yards of yarns in a parallel arrangement, and these yarns are fed into the...

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