Definitions

CFA: Cutting for Approval––sample from the exact fabric you are going to be using

 

Reserve Fabric: You reserve the exact fabric you are going to use

 

Approval and Check: you approve the fabric, the reservation, make sure no sales tax-resale license, we collect the sales tax from the client

 

Resale License: you send the state of california an application, board of equalization requirement-prove that you are a business person.

 

Slubby: when the threads are thick and thin- isn’t the same dimension-creates ridges in the fabric (also called slubs).

 

Carpets Definitions:

 

Hand-Knotted-like the Kindergarten project where you use knotted yarn balls and then you shear them to create a fuzzy balls.

 

Flat weave-woven threads to create image.

 

Silk-used in hand-knotted carpets

 

Grasscloth-used in wallpaper a lot. Woven.  

 

Sisle-plants dried and used as rugs. Woven.

 

Vinyl backed fussed rug-factory made-Carpet tiles