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What is "Repeat" - Definition & Explanation

The distance, in a fabric, before there is an element or motif that repeats. The larger repeat, the more waste factor in getting the pattern to align on adjacent panels.
A term used to describe how often the pattern repeats on a fabric.
The distance between the beginning of one complete pattern in the fabric weave, print, or design and the beginning of the next identical pattern. Fabric may have vertical or horizontal repeats or both.
Layout used for making emblems or designs on a fabric span that are repeated at regular intervals.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Usually caused by finishing. Woven filling yarns lien in an arc across fabric width: in knits the course lines lie in an arc across width of goods. Critical on stripes or patterns and not as...
An old form of lithographic printing, for embroidery transfers. The design was transferred from the tissue paper on which it was printed, usually by ironing. Thick enamel-like pigments were employed...
A presidential sash is a cloth sash worn by the presidents of many nations in the world, notably those in South America. The sash is an important symbol of the continuity of the presidency, and is...

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