Glossary

Taffeta

A medium-weight fabric that has a crisp, shiny appearance. It has a plain weave, with a slight ribbing effect.

Textured

A characteristic that describes the surface of a fabric. This may include qualities such a coarse or grainy.

Trimming

Any embellishment that can be applied for the use of decoration on a garment.

Twill / Herringbone Stitch

A heavyweight fabric with a diagonal ribbed weave.

Twinkle

A fabric that has a sparkle or shimmer to it.  More commonly offered with sheer ribbons.

Twisted Rope

Soft threads that are wound loosely together, to resemble a cording. Can be done with different colors to give a ‘candy cane’ appearance.

Two Tone

Two colors that are woven in to the same fabric.  Also can be two shades of the same color.