Fringe is an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or other materials, very involved during 20’s (in flapper’s apparel) that periodically returns in vogue.


Rayon most popular, also mohair and silk and synthetics. The ground or backing yarns are usually made of cotton. Sometimes jute or hemp is combined with the cotton. Made usually with uncut loops in all-over pattern. Shearing the loops at different lengths sometimes patterns it. Some made with both cut and uncut loops in the form of a pattern. Upholstery,…


Frog-Closure is a type of chinese closure made from decorative braiding or cording. The closure attaches to a small ball of the same fabric. Very decorative, it is principally involved in coats and outerwear.

Front (stitched down)

Is named front (stitched down), a front has a double-turned hem that is stitched down the full length of the front. The term may also refer to the shell (outside) front of self-goods.

Full Cut

Is named full cut, a garment or a cloth which is been cut all in one piece from the main roll of fabric.


Is called Fungicide any toxic substance which kills fungi.


Is called fungistat, any substance, usually chemical and toxic, that inhibits fungal growth on plants, fabrics etc.


Fustian is a type of cotton or cotton with linen or flax, very resistant to stretch and to abrasion. For this reason, it was used for undergarments, linings and for hunting garments or, in the past, even for soldier’s apparel.

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