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What is "Galatea" - Definition & Explanation

A Durable, Warp Faced, Left Handed Twill Fabric Often Found In White And Stripes . Used In Children's Wear, Uniforms.
Cotton fabric in twill weave, made plain, or in simple stripe patterns, for nurses' uniforms, children's clothes, linings. Is given a hard lustrous finish, which repels dirt.
Strong, firm striped cotton woven to look like linen.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A panty style similar to the string bikini, but with moderate back coverage that looks more like a "v" instead of the "u" which is found in full coverage backs. Many times, the waistband in the...
Pleats allow fabric to be fitted in one area and fuller in another area, but they also cause fullness at the end of the pleat. A pleat is made by folding the fabric, and stitching a straight line at...
a) To allow textile materials (raw materials, fibres, slivers, yarns and fabrics) to come to hygroscopic equilibrium with the surrounding atmosphere, or with the standard atmosphere for testing...
A finishing process in which a substance - like rubber, resin or synthetic compounds - covers the fabric on one or both sides. Polyurethane is a common coating for outerwear. Coating typically aids...
Narrow width between the seam line and the raw edge of the fabric. Seam allowances vary depending on where they occur on the garment and the manufacturers' specifications. Home sewing patterns...

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