Glossary Definitions for Words beginning with "N"

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Natural Fibers
Any fiber used for cloth that is not man-made or synthetic, such as cotton, rayon, silk, hemp, linen and wool.
The fibrous surface on a fabric created by brushing or rubbing to lift fibers from the basic structure.
Neutral Colors
Colors include white, grays, blacks and colors that have a grayish cast.
This is blank sheets of paper used for soaking up dye, water, paint, gutta, wax and whatever else you want soak up. Common uses are with batik to soak up the wax when ironing, some like to cut out a design and place it over the cloth to prevent paint from dripping onto areas it shouldn't. It's also the best thing to use when wrapping your silk for steaming.
No-Flow Primer
No-Flow, Stop-Flow, Anti-Diffusant and Anti-Fusant are all different names for this. It is painted onto the silk before dyeing, and keeps the dye from spreading when it touches the silk.
Cloth or yarn made from a family of high-strength, resilient synthetic polymers. It is a strong, easy care, pliable fiber used in hosiery, sportswear, canvas and lots more. If it is not treated with oils to make it softer and more pliable, it can be dyed with Acid Dye.

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You can combine cotton and rayon clothing & accessories to get the greatest discounts. Your discount is figured on the total number of cotton and rayon items we ship, not how many of each type, style or size. Mix and match them to get the best discount.

Example: adding 4 each of 3 different T-shirts in any sizes will give you the 12+ price on all 12 shirts.

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