Satin and twill weave variations

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What does the herringbone twill resemble?
Resembles the backbone structure of herring.
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What is most commonly used for a herringbone twill weave?
Wool
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How is herringbone twill made?
Made by cutting and reversing alternate vertical sections of a broken twill weave.
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How are the twill diagonals arranged?
Arranged into vertical columns and staggered along the vertical line at the point where they reverse.
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What are the 2 ways a herringbone pattern can be produced in a woven fabric?
Weaving the fabric in a herringbone weave structure or using special drafting arrangements.
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What is herringbone typically used for?
To make bed linen, cushions, blankets and curtains.
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What is diamond weave an alteration of?
Alteration of twill weave.
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How is the pattern produced?
On the basis of the pointed draft principle.
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How is diamond weave built up?
By the combination of vertical and horizontal zig-zag weave. What
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What is diamond weave used for?
To design towel structure, bed cover and pillow cover design and table cloth design.
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What can houndstooth/dog's-tooth check be described as?
Described as a 2 tone fabric.
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Where did houndstooth orignate from?
Scotland
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Describe the pattern and colours of houndstooth
Broken checks, usually in black and white.
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What is houndstooth usually used for?
Jackets, coats, dresses and skirts.
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