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What are "Weaves" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 09-Feb-2024 (5 months, 9 days ago)
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Weaves
Two basic methods of weaving upholstered fabrics. Each needs different equipment. a. Flat Weave Tweeds. Matelasse and Tapestries b. Pile Weave Velvets Yarns: In order to weave a fabric, the fiber or blend of fibers must first be made into a yarn. Yarns vary in size and shape, both of which have an effect on the appearance of the fabric.
Weaves
Weaving is an ancient textile art and craft that involves placing two threads or yarn made of fibre onto a warp and weft of a loom and turning them into cloth. This cloth can be plain (in one color or a simple pattern), or it can be woven in decorative or artistic designs, including tapestries.

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Backstitching

Backstitching is a sewing technique that involves creating a strong, durable seam by stitching backward and forward over the same section of fabric. It is a commonly used technique in both...

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Dry Spun

a) Descriptive of worsted yarns produced from dry-combed top. b) Descriptive of coarse linen yarn spun from air-dry roving (q.v.) c) Descriptive of man-made filaments the coagulation of which is...

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Yarn: The Artistry Unraveled! Decoding the Fascinating World of Yarn in Textile

A textile product of substantial length and relatively small cross-section and that consists of fibres (q.v.) or filament(s) (q.v.) (or both) with or without twist. NOTE: a) Assemblies of fibres or...

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Defect

a) Article A fault that reduces the ability of the article to perform its intended function or, if it were to appear in a prominent position in the article, would readily be seen and objected to by...

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Axminster

A type of carpet where the pile is inserted one row of tufts at a time, each row representing a section of the overall pattern. The tufts are `U'-shaped, and are anchored at the bottom into the...

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Leno Weave

A construction of woven fabrics in which the resulting fabric is very sheer, yet durable. In this weave, two or more warp yarns are twisted around each other as they are interlaced with the filling...

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Tuck

Tuck is a type of decorative stitch or pattern that is commonly used in textile design. It is created by folding or pleating fabric in a particular way and then stitching it in place. This creates a...

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Fagotting

In the realm of textile arts, fagotting is an intricate technique that adds ornate decorative elements to fabrics. It involves the joining of two or more parallel fabric strips using contrasting...

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