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What is "Gimp" - Definition & Explanation

A narrow band of decorative material used to conceal fasteners, cover edges, or provide a decorative accent.
Gimps are flat, narrow, woven textiles made in many styles. One or both edges of a gimp can be plain or cut or have scalloped loops.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A design effect created on a woven fabric by the use of extra yarns which are woven into the fabric at a certain spot then allowed to float over the fabric to the next spot. The float threads are...
Also called Monk's cloth. A heavy, rough surfaced, hardwearing, loosely woven, basket weave fabric in solid colours. Sometimes stripes or plaids are woven into the fabric. Made of cotton or linen. It...
Haute couture (French for 'high sewing') is a common term for high fashion as produced in Paris and imitated in other fashion capitals such as New York, London, and Milan. Sometimes it is used only...
Plain-weave, medium- or light-weight fabrics. Can beeither carded orcombed cotton or cotton blend yarns.Usually woven on a boxloom. Coloredand white yarnsor multicolored yarns form the pattern....
A plain-woven cotton fabric; characterized by fine rib lines in the warp direction created by alternate coarse and fine ends, or by having two (or more) ends weaving as one alternately with a single...

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