: prints that show raised motifs on a sheer ground or base. Made by printing a motif with a chemical on the cloth which has been woven of paired threads of different yarns and then actually burning-out one of the types of fiber-yarns from the area involved. For example, acetone will dissolve acetate in a rayon-acetate fabric and leave the rayon unscathed.
The idea behind the Fashion Industry Network is to help educate one another. Therefore, I thought that I would use the blog feature to provide a few definitions regarding printing.
In case you missed the previous definition from the series, here they are...
block printing apparel