coutil


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coutil

(kuːˈtiːl)
n
(Textiles) a tightly-woven twill cloth used in corsetry
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COUTIL A A strong cotton fabric B Kindly C Union of two atoms who am I?
The linen would be interlined with a white herringbone coutil, a fabric used primarily for corset making.
The corset was first cut from the coutil, adding ample seam allowance so that it could be adjusted in the first fitting.
Before sewing the corset together, the coutil and linen fabrics for each pattern piece were flatted together with rows of topstitching.
The final gown was interlined with black silesia on the skirt and white satin coutil on the bodice.
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20 Take, for example, the description of the Opera: "Il faisait beau; on avait chaud; la sueur coulait dans les frisures, tousles mouchoirs tires epongaient les fronts rouges; et parfois un vent tiede, qui soufflait de la riviere, agitait mollement la bordure des tentes en coutil suspendues a la porte des estaminets....
COUTIL A Tightly-woven twill cloth B Kindly C Union of two atoms who am I?