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"A term to describe the way a fabric falls while it hangs; the suppleness and ability of a fabric to form graceful configurations."


"A process of coloring fibers, yarns, or fabrics with either a natural or synthetic dye. A partial list of dyeing methods follows:

Pad Dyeing – A form of dyeing whereby a dye solution is applied by means of a pad or mangle.
Pressure Dyeing – Dyeing by means of forced circulation of dye through packages of fiber, yarn, or fabric under pressure.
Skein Dyeing – The dyeing of yarn, fiber, or fabric in the form of skeins, or hanks.
Yarn Dyeing – The dyeing of yarn before the fabric is woven or knit."