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shantung

July 31, 2010 in General

A heavyweight fabric that’s made from cultivated warp yarns and heavyweight doupioni yarns. It can be lustrous or dull, depending on the yarn. Shantung holds gathers and pleats, making it sutiable for fitted garments.

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

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