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What is "Stretch in warp" - Definition & Explanation

Refers to a woven fabric with elastic properties in the warp direction only, usually the result of using spandex yarn in the warp.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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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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