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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:

Head coverings during the 16th century ranged from the simple to the complex. The simplest, which was worn throughout the 16th century and well into the 17th, was the "coif". The coif is, quite...
Fabrics that are not from natural origins. Synthetics include manmade polyesters and polyvinyl fiber derivatives such as Acrylic, Nylon and Spandex that have been synthesized from petroleum and...
A woven fabric construction made by interlacing two or more sets of warp yarns with two or more sets of filling yarns. The most common double weave fabrics are made using a total of either four or...
Named after it's city of origin in France. It is identified by its raised woven pattern. This double-faced textile has a quilted appearance that is very elegant. Usually found in white, but other...
This final operation in yarn manufacture consists of the drawing, twisting, and the winding or the newly spun yarn onto a device such as a bobbin, spindle, cop. tube. cheese, etc. Spinning requires...

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