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What is "Pucker" - Definition & Explanation

The uneven surface caused by differential shrinkage in the two layers of a bonded fabric during processing, dry cleaning, or washing.
An undulation in the fabric, caused by wrong conditions during finishing, e.g. during compressive shrinking.
A Blister Or Puffed Effect On The Surface Of The Fabric . It May Be The Result Of Chemical Treatment Of The Fabric Or The Result Of Using Different Yarns, Yarns Under Different Tension, Or Yarns Of Different Shrinkage In One Fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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