Pique fabrics

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  • Created on: 09-06-16 11:59
How can pique be made?
Either by weaving or knitting.
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What is pique usually made from and what can it be made from?
Usually made from cotton but can be made from silk, viscose or synthetic fibres.
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Describe pique fabric
Stiff and strong. Has a medium weight.
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Describe the construction of pique
Has raised, often rounded ribs in a striped, honeycomb or diamond formation.
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What can pique be used to make?
Polo shirts, blouses, dresses, skirts and bags.
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Describe the appearance of bedford cord
Rounded rib running in the warp direction.
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What is bedford cord and what is its appearance similar to?
A woven cloth, similar in appearance to corduroy.
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What is bedford cord typically made of?
Typically made of wool, worsted or cotton.
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What weaves are most often used to produce Bedford cord?
Plain weave or drill weave.
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What is beford cord used for?
Workwear due its tough, heavy-duty properties. Military uniforms and lighter versions used in dressmaking.
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What are some types of bedford cord?
Plain, wadded, crepon, bed and twill faced.
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Usually made from cotton but can be made from silk, viscose or synthetic fibres.

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