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What is "Marquisette" - Definition & Explanation

A fine lightweight open mesh fabric. Used for curtains, mosquito netting, trim for evening wear, or millinery.
Silk, cotton, rayon, or synthetic fibers in a gauze or lino weave that is a very lightweight, open, sheer, or mesh fabric. Wears very well and launders very well. Typically has a swivel dot or clip spot (marquisette).
A lightweight but strong fabric used to reinforce the center front of bras that prevents stretching an provides support.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Two small, back to back outward facing pleats that have a box- like appearance. On shirts, box pleats are positioned in the center back at the bottom of the yoke to allow ease of movement in the...

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