Basket Weave is a fabric weave where more than one filling threads pass over and under the same number of threads on alternate rows of the warp.
The blend is a term that applied to a yarn or a fabric made up of more than one fibre.
Chambray is a plain weave fabric, with a single but different warp and weft colour.
Double ring-spun denim uses ring-spun yarn for both warp and weft. It is the traditional way to produce denim.
Enzyme Washing is the use of cellulose enzymes to soften the jeans and lighten a colour. The cellulosic are used because they loosen up the indigo dye in the denim. The main purpose of the enzyme wash is to make the denim appear worn, rugged, broken in and used. Read more..
A filling is also known as Weft. The lengthwise, selvage to selvage horizontal, yarns carried over and under the warp. Filling yarns generally have less twist than warp yarns because they are subjected to less strain in the weaving process and therefore, must less strength. Read more..
There are of two kinds of fluid-jet looms, one employing a jet of air, the other a water jet, to propel a measured length of weft through the shed. The significance of this is that nothing solid is passed into the shed other than the weft, which eliminates the difficulties normally associated with checking and warp protection.. Read more..
Heddles are steel wires, or thin flat steel strips held by the frame, with a loop or eye in the centre through which one or more warp yarns pass on the loom so that the thread movement is controllable in weaving. Read more..