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Page 118 - This is a substance which has an affinity both for the coloring matter and the fibre.
Page 182 - The belt is then put on with its lower edge just at the normal waist line of the figure, even though the line of gathering in the waist may not be correctly placed. The centre mark of the belt should be placed exactly at the centre-back line of the waist and pinned.
Page 143 - ... exception that the quickness with which any fibre burns may be somewhat affected by the firm twisting of the yarn and the closeness of the weave. (5) Tearing. — The tearing of material sometimes helps in a general way in determining the kind of fibre as well as the strength of the material itself. (a) Cotton tears easily, with a shrill sound, and the ends of the fibres along the tear curl up and are fuzzy.