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What is "Fell" - Definition & Explanation

(of the cloth) The edge of the fabric in a weaving loom formed by the last weft thread.
To join two pieces of material with the edges folded together using double needle stitching.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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The act of punching holes in JACQUARD CARDS according to a pattern or DESIGN DRAFT, so that when they are set up in the LOOM, they will control the weaving mechanism and the pattern will be woven...
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