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What is "Smock" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 19-Jun-2024 (27 days ago)
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Smock
  • Duster: a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
  • Embellish by sewing in lines crossing each other diagonally; "The folk dancers wore smocked shirts"
  • Smock
    A light loose garment worn especially for protection of clothing while working.

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    Mesh

    A mesh is similar to fabric or a web in that it has many connected or weaved pieces. In clothing, a mesh is often defined as fabric that has a large number of closely-spaced holes, such as is common...

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    Pile Knit

    A type of knit construction which utilizes a special yarn or a sliver that is interlooped into a standard knit base. This construction is used in the formation of imitation fur fabrics, in special...

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    Discharge printed

    A dyed fabric is printed with a chemical paste that bleaches out or 'discharges' the color to allow white patterns on a dyed ground. By adding a dye to the paste that is not affected by the chemical...

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    Ikkat: Tracing the Threads of an Ancient Textile Art

    This is a fascinating technique whereinthe warp and weft threads are dyed inbeautiful colors before the fabricis woven.Thetechnique issounique and precisethateven if one thread fallsshort or is...

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    Soil Release

    A finish that has the purpose of increasing the absorbency of a fabric. on durable press blends. The finish allows the stain to leave the fabric faster, increases the wicking action for improved...

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    Kenaf

    A bast fiber obtained from the Hibiscus cannabinus plant. The stalk of this plant varies in height from 8 to 12 feet and is about half an inch in diameter. Kenaf is mostly produced in India and...

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    Dye

    A colorant that becomes molecularly dispersed at some point during application to fiber and exhibits some degree of permanence. There are many application classes of dyes, including acid dyes,...

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    T-shirt

    A T-shirt (or tee shirt) is a shirt, usually with short sleeves and a round neck, put on over the head, usually without pockets (though terms such as long-sleeved T-shirt and sleeveless T-shirt are...

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