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Chambray

Chambray is a plain weave fabric, with a single but different warp and weft colour.

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Piqué

Piqué is a heavy cotton material woven in corded or figured effects. The goods for purposes such as ladies’ tailor-made suits, vesting’s, shirt fronts, cravats, bedspreads, and the like. It was initially woven in diamond-shaped designs to imitate quilting.

Shuttle

The shuttle is the weft insertion device that propels the filling yarn across over and under the warp yarns. Shuttles used to be shuttle looms wooden with a metal tip.

Warp

Warp

The lengthwise, vertical yarns carried over and under the weft. Warp yarns to generally have a more twist than weft yarns because they are subjected to more strain in the weaving process and therefore, require more strength.