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What is "Tex" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 02-Jul-2024 (18 days ago)
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Tex
A measure of linear density; the weight in grams of 1,000 metres of yarn.

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Mackinaw

Historically, it was made from an ordinary grade of wool that often had shoddy re-used or remanufactured wool mixed in. A twill weave where the weave is concealed. Mackinaw is heavily fulled or...

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Abho

A loose shirt-like garment, worn by women mostly in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The garment was generally worn with short, wide sleeves, open at the neck, loose-fitting on the upper part and really flared...

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Magical Percale: A Crisp and Breathable Wonder Fabric

Plain, medium weight, cotton weave of a medium weight that is firm, smooth, with no gloss. Warps and washes very well. It is made from both carded and combed yarns. Percale sheeting is the finest...

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Blazer

A blazer is a kind of single breasted coat, closely related to a suit jacket. Generally, it differs from a suit jacket in that the buttons are usually metallic, and the outer material generally more...

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Double Cloth: The Dual-layered Textile Genius

A fabric construction, in which two fabrics are woven on the loom at the same time, one on top of the other. In the weaving process, the two layers of woven fabric are held together using binder...

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Cotton Ice

Cotton Ice is a six-ply, 65% combed cotton/35% bright viscose rayon with 2,100 yds/lb. It is an excellent blend combining the softness of cotton with the sheen and dyeability of rayon. This high...

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Pants

Pants are clothing for the lower body; the term comes from pantaloons. In Canadian, Australian and American English, the term pants refers to a long outer garment worn over the hips and legs, which...

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Fil-a-Fil

Fil-a-Fil is a popular fabric in the textile industry that is used for making dress shirts and other clothing items. The term Fil-a-Fil is French for "thread-to-thread" and refers to a type of fabric...

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