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Home Window Treatments Glossary GLOSSARY Acrylic paint is water-based paint available in tubes; also called the artist's acrylic paint. Alkyd (or solvent based) paint is mainly used on wood and metal; Use mineral spirits or turpentine as thinner and detergents. Antiquing is the decorative process that gives an old look to painted surfaces. Applique fabric motif attached to another, larger area. Backstitch is a hand stitch that is formed by inserting the needle behind the point where the thread from the previous seam protrudes from the fabric. Used for a hand sewn seam. Baste is a long stitch that is used to hold the fabric in place before final stitching, also called sticking. Batt layer of raw cotton, wool or synthetic material used to stretch cushions and cushions. Bia's band is a narrow folded strip of fabric that is cut into bias (diagonal to the fabric grain) used to finish raw edges. Border is a horizontal band of decoration (usually wallpaper) hung around a room on a wall as an architectural detail. Cut together a common motion with two edges, but do not overlap. The chair rail is attached under the median section of a wall where a chair would move back. Chintz is a woven woven, soft cotton fabric with a glazed surface. Traditionally printed with a floral pattern. The clip is to cut a V in sewing allowance to facilitate the fabric around the corners. Dado rail is the decorative casting topping wainscoting; resembles a chair rail. Decoupage is the art of mounting images or patterns on a surface and coating them with several layers of clear finish (lacquer or varnish) to seal. Denatured alcohol is the solvent for scallops. The double edge is where the fabric is twisted twice with the same amount as completely enclosing the edge. Drawing is a special color effect that is achieved by drawing a relatively dry brush over color. Edgestitch is a wobble position located near any broken edge. Fabric repetition is the area covered by a complete design of the design, printed on or woven in fabric. Facing is a piece of fabric used to finish raw edges. Fauxfinish is known (literally as false finish) surface treatment created to imitate other materials such as marble (faux marble) or wood (faux bois). French seam is a strong seam sewn on both sides of the fabric to enclose all raw edges. Frize is a broad, elaborate border; Often printed wallpaper cut can be sculpted plaster. The melting path is a network of glue-like substances which, when melted by a hot iron, hold two layers of fabric together, eliminating the need for sewing. Collecting is to create fabric along two basic seams to form tightly placed folds. Sliding is a surface applied to metal or wood with thin leaves of leaf leaves. Glaze is a translucent or.