FABRICS FAQ : textile glossary


Fabric Finish Related Terms begin with 'C'

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calendering

An ironing process that adds sheen to a fabric.
CATEGORY : Finish
SOURCE :     Midwest Decorative Fabrics Association Textile Resources Directory, 1990

chintz

1. A highly lustrous printed cotton fabric with often with a glazed finish.
2. A painted or stained calico from India.
CATEGORY : Finish, Weave
SOURCE :     Introductory Textile Science (5th edition) by Marjory L. Joseph

ciré

A highly glazed finish produced on the surface of the fabric, from the French verb meaning to wax.
CATEGORY : Finish
SOURCE :     Textile Glossary by Marvin Klapper

Crypton Home

Crypton Home – Also known as INCASE® was created specifically for upholstery fabrics, offering a bundled solution of “repel and release” stain technology and microbial resistance for the life of the fabric and is to be used when a barrier is not required.
CATEGORY : Finish
SOURCE :     Crypton, INC. Website