Weft- right to left
Warp- up and down
selvedge- edge of the fabric where weft yarn wraps around the warp yarn.
- weft under alternate warp yarns.
- hard-wearing,strong,holds shape
- smooth surface which is good for printing.
- mostly makes cotton- based fabrics
- diagonal pattern on surface of the fabric
- weft over two yarns and under one, repeated one warp further along.
- stronger and draped better.
- used to make denim.
- weft over four or more warp yarns and under one.
- floats catch the light making shiny fabrics.
- delicate and doesn't resist abrasion.
Non-woven fabrics- use bonding of felting. They don't fray, can…
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