Slack selvedge is a self‐descriptive fabric defect caused by an incorrect balance of cloth structure between the ground and selvedge or by the selvedge ends being woven with insufficient tension.
Stitch setting of jeans is not only to keep the cloth together; it also serves as decoration and to create visual effects. For example, the stitches on the back pockets can make the hip look much smaller. By manipulating the texture, colours, thickness and position of these stitches settings, a variety of different looks can be achieved for a pair of jeans.
Width. One of the most controversial issues in fabric sale; it can be selvedge to selvedge, where the width value is inclusive of edge, or usable, where the value indicates the fabric effectively cut-table.
Weft or filling is a term used to describe the lengthwise, selvedge to selvedge horizontal, yarns carried over and under the warp.
Selvedge denim is a term used to describe the old 28 29 inch shuttle looms produced denim where selvedge closed.
Red line is a term used by collectors to determinate jeans made before 1986, which have a red line running up the seam.
The first Lee 101 jeans designed in 1924, it became fast a must-have for cowboys and rodeo riders.
A filling is also known as Weft. The lengthwise, selvedge to selvedge horizontal, yarns carried over and under the warp.