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Fake denim

Twill fabrics that look like denim but are not dyed with indigo are called fake denim.

 

Fancy stretch

Fancy stretch refers to a stretch fabric with a fancy weave.

 

Fancy weave

The weave of a woven fabric affects what the fabric looks like and what characteristics it has. There are basic weaves, such as plain, twill and satin weave. Fancy weave refers to a fabric that does not have a standard weave.

 

Figurative dobby pattern

Figurative dobby patterns are cotton fabrics with small, recognisable motifs, such as flowers or squares, which are produced on a dobby loom.

 

Fil à fil

The term fil-à-fil, which means "thread by thread", refers to a plain weave fabric with 1/1 alternating light and dark yarns. The fabric is smooth and has a slightly subdued colour.

 

Fil-coupé

Fil-coupé, also known as lance decoupé or Scherli, refers to fabrics with small motifs, such as dots, which are created by adding extra yarns and then cutting them off. The cut threads are visible on the inside.

 

Fil-coupé stretch

Fil-coupé refers to a special method for adding patterns and textures to fabrics. Yarns are woven in and then partially cut off, leaving behind eye-catching effects and patterns. This can also be done with stretchy fabrics, and it is then referred to as fil-coupé stretch.

 

Fine twill

Fine twill or twill weaves have diagonal twill lines. If the twill lines run from the left top to the right bottom, the twill is known as an S-twill, if the direction is left bottom to right top, it is known as a Z-twill.

 

Finest Fabric by Swiss Excellent is high-quality, non-iron cotton made in Switzerland specifically for ETERNA. The label guarantees that at least 34 per cent of the value added chain during the production of the fabric takes place in Switzerland.

 

Flannel

Flannel fabrics are woven cotton fabrics that are put through a finishing step which raises the fabric on one or both sides. This results in a nice soft feel, and flannel is also warm, light and supple.

 

Four-in-hand

This necktie knot is a standard knot, also known as a single knot. This knot is suitable for all neckties, collared shirts and styles.