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What is "Faux linen" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric made with slubbed yarns to imitate linen. Usually inexpensive, easy care fabrics.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Dyes that are made from mineral, vegetable (plant) or animal; otherwise obtained from natural sources. The most common types include Indigo, Cochineal, Lac, Logwood, Madder, Munjeet, Catechu,...
The generic name for fibres composed of synthetic linear macromolecules that have in the chain recurring amide groups, at least 85% of which are joined directly to two aromatic rings and in which...
A style of cushion or pillow corner, made by drawing a fold from a point approximately 2 in from the corner to meet a corresponding fold made on the adjacent side, and basting this pleat in place....
Cotton Ice is a six-ply, 65% combed cotton/35% bright viscose rayon with 2,100 yds/lb. It is an excellent blend combining the softness of cotton with the sheen and dyeability of rayon. This high...
Preshrunk is a dry, permanent finish in which the fabric is washed in order to create a more stable fabric. Often this process allows the elasticity to become improved due to an increase in yarn...

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