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What are "White Goods" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 24-Jun-2024 (26 days ago)
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White Goods
A very broad term which implies any goods bleached and finished in the white condition. Some of the cotton white goods are muslin, cambric, dimity, lawn, longcloth, organdy, voile, etc.

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Bird's Eye

Three types: (1) A clear-finish worsted fabric woven to produce smallindentations suggesting the eye of a bird. (2) Also known as Diaper Cloth. Fabric woven on a dobby loom ofcardedyarns in tiny...

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Flannelette: Cozy and Chic in Fashion and Home Textiles

A heavy, soft cotton material with a napped finish, usually only on one side. In cheaper qualities the nap comes off. Launders well, easy to manipulate and is warm to wear. There are many types on...

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UPF

(Ultraviolet Protection Factor) The UPF rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin. UPF ratings range from 15 to 50 with higher...

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Tensile Strength

(Breaking Strength) - The strength shown by a fiber, yarn, or fabric to resist breaking under pressure. It is the actual number of pounds of resistance that a fabric will give before the material is...

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Chenille

1. A specialty yarn, characterized by a pile protruding on all sides, resembling a caterpillar. The yarn is produced by first weaving a fabric with a cotton or linen warp and a silk, wool, rayon, or...

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Backstrap Loom: An Ancient Tool for Modern Sustainability

Backstrap Loom: An Insight Into the Timeless Textile ToolHistory and OriginThe Backstrap loom is a primitive textile tool, with its history rooted in ancient civilizations. Anthropological evidence...

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Piqué: The Textile Revolution in Sportswear and Casual Fashion

Piqu in Textiles: A Timeless Fabric Woven Into the Fashion FabricThe Origins and History of Piqu FabricPiqu, pronounced as pee-kay, is a weaving style traditionally used in the production of cotton...

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Hammered Satin

Hammered satin is a type of textile that features a distinctive surface texture, created by a special finishing technique that compresses the fabric in a way that produces a puckered or dimpled...

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