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What is "Glen Plaid" - Definition & Explanation

Also called glen urquhart
A popular Scottish district check made of elements of houndstooth and guard's check often with a fine line overplaid in a contrasting color.
A popular Scotch pattern for suiting and sportswear characterized by two checks of different sizes.
Glen plaid a fabric woven in a twill pattern of broken checks.
A simple scot plaid usually used for suits or skirts.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Weaving machine for pile fabrics or velvets whereby the pile is made by weaving steel rods or wires into the fabrics. When the wires are extracted the warp ends that have been woven over the wires...
Any twill weave which runs from the left. The twill or diagonal line on the face of the fabric will run from the upper left-hand corner to the lower right-hand corner of the fabric. Leight Weight-...
The longitudinal edges of a fabric that are formed during weaving with the weft not only turning at the edges but also passing continuously across the width of the fabric from edge. NOTE: Selvedges...
A yarn in which one type of fiber is twisted or wrapped around another fiber that serves as a core. Core yarns are often used to make stretch fabrics where the core is spandex or rubber, and the...
a) In Fibre The waviness of a fibre, i.e. the condition in which the axis of a fibre under minimum external stress departs from a straight line and follows a simple or a complex or an irregular wavy...

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