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What is "Facing" - Definition & Explanation

Orientation of a piece of furniture as if the observer is facing, not seated in it. For example, Left arm facing, right cushion facing.
An inner piece of fabric to reinforce and neaten an area of stress.
A piece of fabric that is sewn to the collar, front opening, cuffs, or arms eye of a garment to create a finished look.
A piece of fabric that strengthens the main piece of fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Policy where furniture, fabric, lighting or wallcoverings are sold exclusively through or to retailers, upholsterers, designers and architects at wholesale showrooms. Retail clients may sometimes be...
Chlorine-free bleaching is the use of hydrogen peroxide to whiten fabrics. Hydrogen peroxide naturally degrades into oxygen and water, leaving no harmful chemical residue on the cloth or in the...
Undergarments, also called underwear or sometimes intimate clothing, are clothes worn next to the skin, usually under other clothes. Wearing and changing underwear permits outer garments to be worn...
Treatment or process designed to alter or improve the surface appearance, function or texture of a fabric. Examples include: mercerizing, calendaring, glazing, moiré, napping, shearing, cropping,...
The production of a layer of protruding fibres on the surface of fabrics by brushing, teazling or rubbing. NOTE: The fabric, in open width, is passed between rotating rollers covered with teazles,...

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