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What is "Ergonomics" - Definition & Explanation

The study of improving a garment design by enhancing the wearers' comfort, performance, or health.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

(Natural) - Pigments are derived from organic materials such as vegetables, berries, bugs, clay, indigo, and other plant extracts to dye fabric. The weakness of natural dyes has been that many...
A man-made fiber, considered the strongest synthetic for upholstery fabric. Offering the best resistance to abrasion and soil: offers a cool soft feeling. Good cleanabilty characteristics. Nylon...
Term applied to the resist-dye process in which designs are reserved in warp or weft yarns by tying off small bundles of yarn with palm-leaf strips or similar material to prevent penetration of dye....
The resulting opening of the weave when fabric lacks the tensile strength to prevent shifting at the seams. When you apply force, the yarns in the fabric slip to open up the weave, but not the seam...
Piece of scrap material sewn to the cover were additional length is needed to fasten to the frame. This is used in areas that will not be seen in use of the completed piece. Used to provide...

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