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What is "Four-way Stretch" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric that stretches both on the crosswise and lengthwise grains of the fabric. It is the same as two-way stretch.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The boat-like device which carries the filling yarn wound on the bobbin which sees in the shuttle from a shuttle box on one side of the raceplate of the loom, through the shed, and into a shuttle box...
A lightweight textile with a low thread count that is lustrous and has an uneven textural appearance. It was originally made of silk but is found today in wool, silk, rayon, acetate and other...
A tuck in the fabric that is sewn. It is used to define the shape of a garment making a two dimensional piece of fabric into a three-dimensional garment. Darts are usually seen where the body curves:...
Traditionally a hooded fur coat made and used by northern natives, but now it can also be insulated with modern manmade materials like "thinsulate", and may have no fur at all, although usually...
A straight-edge whose function is to remove surplus material (e.g. filling, coating material, printing paste) from the surface of the rollers used to apply the material or from a fabric surface to...

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