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charmeuse

June 26, 2010 in Glossary

A lightweight woven fabric that drapes well, making it suitable for scareves, blouses and lingerie. Look for patterns that are loose and flowing or have soft gathers. Avoid patterns with pleats, as charmeuse is too lightweight to hold folds.

Barnabee, Sue. Creative Machine Embroidery, July/August, 2010, page 18.

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