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What is "Worsted Wool" - Definition & Explanation

Yarn or fabric made from wool fibers that have been carded and combed to create a firmer, more durable yarn that holds a crease well.
Extra-long wool fibers are used to create a material that's compact, soft, and smooth - perfect material for a tuxedo.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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The term used for passing fabric through big continuous ovens called stenters. In addition to just drying stenters can align fabrics, set fabrics, apply chemicals to fabrics via pad mangles. Stenter...
(eyelet) - Formed by a contoured patch of zig-zag stitching, followed by a cut---a portion of which is circular. Eyelet buttonholes are usually used on heavy fabrics and/or with large buttons. A gimp...

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