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What is "Laying-up" - Definition & Explanation

The process of spreading lengths of fabric on a cutting table to make a lay.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A pre-shrinkage process which involves the dampening with a sponge to woolen and worsted fabrics. The process is accomplished by rolling in moist muslin, or by steaming. This procedure is performed...
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...
a) A process that follows the addition of a finish to a textile fabric and in which appropriate conditions are used to effect a chemical reaction. NOTE: Heat treatment for several minutes is...
Fabrics which have surface treatments that provide a variety of looks and effects on the fabric surface. These include brushing, sanding, sueding, etc. The warp knit industry is specially innovative...
Retting is a stage in the manufacturing of vegetable fibers. It is the process of submerging plant leaves such as flax or hemp in water, and soaking them for a period of time to separate the fibers...

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