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What is "Flange" - Definition & Explanation

Using fabric, a decorative finish sewn into a seam. To avoid the dog-ear affect a pellon may be inserted to stabilize the flange. Flannel A woolen fabric whose surface is slightly napped in finish.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A jersey is a piece of wollen or cotton clothing with sleeves worn as a pullover; this is to say, it does not open at the front as does a cardigan. It is usually close-fitting and machined knitted in...
The hair of the Angora goat. The long, fine fibers are so smooth and soft that they must be combined with other fibers in weaving.The hair of the Angora rabbit. The fine, lightweight hair is warm,...
A term describing a jacquard fabric, a term interchangeable with a brocade or damask. Can be two-tone or multicolor, the difference being that the design has a greater raised effect on the face of...
A yarn produced at the spinning frame by feeding a yarn through the delivery rollers only, simultaneously with the spinning of the staple fibres (q.v.) NOTE: The yarn fed through at the delivery...
A knitting method that creates a fine textured surface that appears similar to a birdsnest or waffle weave. Plackets (Slits in Apparel Forming a Closure) A small boxed area at the bottom of where the...

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