chenille

1A soft, tufted cord of silk, cotton or woollen yarn used in embroidery or for fringing fabrics. 2 Any fabric made of chenille cord and, more generally, any of various imitation velvets produced from the 19thC. These include Chenille Axminsters, which are large, velvet-like carpets made using a two-loom weaving process at the axminster carpet facto …...
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chenille

[n] - a soft tufted cord used in embroidery 2. [n] - a heavy fabric woven with chenille cord
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chenille

Fancy special-effect yarn of soft, hairy texture. In the past it was made from silk, but is now usually made from cotton. ...
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Chenille

Che·nille' (she*nēl') noun [ French, prop., a caterpillar.] Tufted cord, of silk or worsted, for the trimming of ladies' dresses, for embroidery and fringes, and for the weft of Chenille rugs.
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chenille

noun a heavy fabric woven with chenille cord; used in rugs and bedspreads
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chenille

noun a soft tufted cord used in embroidery
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Chenille

• (n.) Tufted cord, of silk or worsted, for the trimming of ladies` dresses, for embroidery and fringes, and for the weft of Chenille rugs.
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chenille

(from the article `yarn`) ...special effects, include bouclé, characterized by projecting loops; nub yarn, with enlarged places, or nubs, produced by twisting one end of a ...
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Chenille

Chenille is an ornamental fabric made by weaving or twisting together warp-like threads with a weft the loose ends of which protrude all round in the form of a pile.
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chenille

A soft, tufted cord of silk, cotton or woollen yarn used in embroidery or for fringing fabrics.
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chenille

a kind of velvety cord, having short threads or fibres of silk and wool standing out at right angles from a core of thread or wire, like the hairs of a caterpillar; used in trimming and bordering dresses and furniture.
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Chenille

Currently, a type of yarn that has a soft pile protruding from its core, or any fabric formed from chenille yarn. Traditionally, a tufted fabric.
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Chenille

A fuzzy yarn whose pile resembles a caterpillar. Used mainly for decorative fabrics, embroidery, tassels and rugs. Sometimes used broadly to define a fabric woven from chenille yarns.
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Chenille

This soft-to-the-touch fabric wears better and does not stretch out of shape if it is fully interfaced with fusible interlining suitable for knits. If you prefer the soft drapiness, choose a style where slight stretching is acceptable. Sewing Tips: Overlock all pieces seperatley right after fusing or cutting if using as it is. Pushing fabric toward...
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chenille

Fabric made with fuzzy core yarns. Soft wool, silk, cotton, or rayon yarn with protruding pile. Popular in the 80
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Chenille

A fuzzy yarn with a pile which resembles a caterpillar. Used mainly for decorative fabrics, embroidery, tassels, and rugs. Sometimes used broadly to define a fabric woven from chenille yarns.
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Chenille

Fabric made of chenille yarn, which has a caterpillar-like appearance, with soft pile protruding on all sides. Fabric may be entirely chenille or may use the chenille yarn in a jacquard weave for raised, textured motifs on a plain ground. Chenille is used for mid to heavyweight apparel, and for upholstery and drapery fabrics.
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Chenille

A soft fuzzy fabric developed in France. The name means caterpillar in French.
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Chenille

A furry rope-like material for making the bodies of artificial flies. The bodies end up looking like a pipe cleaner (with thread in place of the stiff wire). Can be found in many colors and materials, and is a critical component of the Wooly Worm and Wooly Buggers patterns.
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Chenille

a fuzzy rope-like material used for creating the bodies of artificial flies, often utilized in patterns such as the Woolly Bugger.
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Chenille

a furry rope-like material for making the bodies of artificial flies. The bodies end up looking like a pipe cleaner (with thread in place of the stiff wire). Can be found in many colors and materials, and is a critical component of the Wooly Worm and Wooly Buggers patterns.
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chenille

velvety silk, wool or cotton fabric with protruding pile
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