Camouflage - (Disruptive patterns) Fabric prints with splotches of green, brown and black coloured areas. Intended to make the wearer of a garment hard to distinguish from the background.
Colouring - The arrangement of colours for a design by the colourist. He achieves special effects by arranging several colours in different colour combinations.
Chinoiserie - Any Western interpretation of an oriental design. (also called kashmere, paisley)
Colour matching - The adjustment of the proportions of various dyes present in a piece of cloth to suitably match a given sample.
Croquis - A fully painted design that is not in repeat; same as sketch. French> dessin, creation. German> Entwurf.
Crocodile leather optics - Printed texture and look of crocodile skins.
Collection - Samples containing a variety of designs; the main collections are the summer and winter collections.
Chiné/ warp print - A style of printing in which the lengthwise yarns are placed on the loom, a design is printed on these yarns, after which the crosswise yarns are inserted. Imitated patterns for textile prints are used for gowns and other highly decorative garments.
Cylinder - French word for round stencils.
Coupon - French word for swatch. A small piece of cloth in several colours used as a sample.
Chintz - A printed and glazed cotton fabric, usually of bright colours.
COMO - North Italian city... Centre of fashion design for printed fabrics.
COLOR-TEXTIL - Printing plant and creative company of high-quality home textiles and ladies’ wear.
Chaine Et Trame - ("warp and weft") Creative French manufacturer of ladies’ wear prints etc.
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