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What is "Free Shrinkage" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 04-May-2024 (2 months, 14 days ago)
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Free Shrinkage
Spontaneous shrinkage in the absence of outside influences such as heat or a liquid.

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Magical Percale: A Crisp and Breathable Wonder Fabric

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Stabilizer

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Weaves

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Beeze

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Peau de Peche

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Voile

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Ties

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Sateen, The Luxurious Elegance: Unraveling the Allure of a Textile Classic

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