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lot added, "twisted legs" can result. Similarly, 5-: compensate for the natural torque of some Biting from the circular knitting process to Ft in the finished garment (see Figure 7-5). shrinkage, both torque and skewness fdo not become apparent until the garment ed. For this reason, it is especially impor-I apparel manufacturers routinely monitor al properties of cloth before cutting. Appearance Retention. Fabric must maintain its appearance for the garment to remain the ability of a fabric to stay the same color; retain creases; resist wrinkling, snagging, and pil- unthstand the 1 heat of care processes deter- te:her the garment maintains its original ss. Colorfastness is the ability of the :;:n its color (Figure 7-11). Colorfastness olor retention in reaction to laundering uer. detergent, heat), light, dry-cleaning a and pool water, perspiration, and other Colorfastness is a relative term; no gar- mpletely colorfast. Expect some loss of .use of the limitations of technology, rme fabrics are much more colorfast than s is of particular concern when contrast ised on the same garment. Red fabric trim \\ indbreaker can bleed during washing if red dyestuff is not used. • change in the garment's original color is a bee of consumer
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