TextileGlossary.com

What is "Fulling" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 26-May-2024 (1 month, 25 days ago)
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter
Fulling
A cloth finishing process where the fabric is washed in soap solution and squeezed by rollers to shrink the cloth, close the weave, and improve the cover.
Fulling
Fulling is a step in clothmaking which involves the cleansing of cloth (particularly wool) to get rid of oils, dirt, and other impurities.

Some more terms:

The Final Cut: How Finishing Shapes the Textile Industry

Processes performed after embroidery is complete. Includes trimming loose threads, cutting or tearing away excess backing, removing facing, cleaning any stains, pressing if needed, and packing for...

Read about Finishing

Crease

An unintentional fold in a fabric that may be introduced at some stage in processing and that is not readily removed by those means normally available to a garment maker, e.g. steam pressing. (See...

Read about Crease

Acrylic Fiber

A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of acrylonitrile units [-CH2-CH(CN)-] (FTC definition). Acrylic...

Read about Acrylic Fiber

Draped Bodice

In the realm of textiles, a draped bodice refers to a specific style of garment construction that involves the careful manipulation of fabric to create a flowing, gathered, or softly folded effect at...

Read about Draped Bodice

Monk's Cloth

A coarse heavy fabric in 4 X 4 basket weave made originally of worsted and used for monk's habits, but now chiefly of cotton or linen and used for draperies. Quite heavy, due to construction. It is...

Read about Monk's Cloth

China Silk

China silk is a plain weave silk of various weights. This silk is the "hand" or touch that many people identify as silk. There are various weights of China silk from light, used for linings and many...

Read about China Silk

Air Permeability

The permeablity, or the ease with which air passes through material. Air porous ness determines such factors as the wind resistance of sailcloth, the air resistance of parachute cloth, and the...

Read about Air Permeability

Cap Sleeve

Cap sleeves are a popular style of sleeve in textile design that is commonly used in women's clothing. This sleeve style is characterized by its short length, which extends only slightly over the...

Read about Cap Sleeve

Add a definition

Add a definition for a textile term that you know about! Send us an email & tell us:
  • The term you want to define
  • Its definition in 500 words or less
  • Attach an image if necessary.
  • Optionally, tell us about yourself in 200 words or less!

Companies for Fulling:

If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Fulling, please fill your company details below so that we can list your company for FREE! Send us the following details:
  • Company name
  • Company address
  • Attach a logo, if necessary.
  • Optionally, tell us about yourself in 200 words or less!

Did you know this fact? The textile industry in the US is a major producer of denim.
(s) 2024 TextileGlossary.com Some rights reserved. • Sitemap