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What is "Stay" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 05-Apr-2024 (3 months, 11 days ago)
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Stay
A piece of fabric used to hold another piece of fabric in place, or to add strength to a seam or tack.

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Resiliency

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Art of Back Yoke: Style, Function, and History

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Solution Dyed

A type of fiber dyeing in which colored pigments are injected into the spinning solution prior to the extrusion of the fiber through the spinneret. Fibers and yarns colored in this manner are...

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Laminated Fabric

A term used to describe fabrics which have been joined together through the use of a high-strength reinforcing scrim or base fabrics between two plies of flexible thermoplastic film.. It can a bonded...

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Stop Mark

In the textile industry, a "stop mark" refers to a temporary marking or indication made on a fabric during the manufacturing process to identify specific areas that need to be modified, adjusted or...

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Flash

Flash is a six-ply, 60% acrylic/25% antron nylon/15% metallic with 1,900 yds/lb. Flash is a great dress, suit, and sweater yarn. It has a very soft metallic hand feeling with a high twist to avoid...

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Flocked

A method of applying short fibers rather than color to the entire surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted, onto it, or the fibers may be contained in...

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Hairline

In the textile industry, the term "hairline" refers to a specific type of fabric pattern or finish that resembles the fine, delicate hairs on the surface of certain materials. It is characterized by...

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