Shade Batching is the process of selecting batches of fabrics into homogeneous shade lots to get consistent colour continuity in garment making.
Shade Blanket is a fabric cut from each roll of fabric, sewn together, with roll numbers on the back of each pad to allow manufacturers to wash and name all shade colours of each roll. It is an essential tool in cutting apparel made from denim to make sure you cut garments from the same shade group.
Shape-memory material is a term used to describe a type of materials/fabrics that return to a specific shape, after being exposed to particular temperatures. This process of changing can be repeated several times and therefore are materials capable of remembering their original form. It regarded as intelligent textiles.