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What is "Waistband" - Definition & Explanation

(one-piece) - A single thickness of fabric that is doubled and stitched to the top of a pant.
(Two-piece) - When two identical pieces of fabric are placed back-to-back at the top of a pant, raw edges turned inside, and joined with two widely spaced rows of stitching. the pant body is inserted betweeen and along one edge.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A weft double knit fabric in which a Jacquard type of mechanism is used. This device individually controls needles or small groups of needles, and allows very complex and highly patterned knits to be...

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