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ice-cream of a color similar to that of vanilla ice cream.
ice skate a shoe with a metal runner attached for ice-skating
ikat a fabric in which the yarns have been tie-dyed before weaving.
illusion a very fine, all-silk tulle which originated in France. It has a cobweb appearance. Hexagonal open mesh. Made in 52 inch and 72 inch widths. Used in veils, particularly for weddings, trimmings.
indian redi a strong or moderate reddish brown.
indigo a variable color averaging a dark grayish
blue. A natural dye material of a deep blue
color. Natural Indigo is perhaps the oldest dye known to man. The oldest
historic texts speak of it, as in the colors chosen for the Tabernacle of
the Arc of the Covenant. The oldest fragments of cloth are dyed with it.
It was the original dye of the "Levi's" blue jeans, a trademark
color for durability. Natural Indigo is one of the fastest dyes known to
man and is the only natural blue dye of permanence.
inkle a colored linen tape or braid woven on a very narrow loom and used for trimming.
inseam: measure the inseam by starting at the center crotch seam, then measuring all the way down one leg to the hem. Be sure that the tape measure lays flat against the jeans to get an accurate measurement.
integrated hang tag this is an integration of price ticket information (UPC, Price, etc.) onto a hang tag. This process eliminates the need for having a hang tag plus a price ticket. The integrated hang tag allows you to merge the creative aspect of hang tags with the boring but necessary information from a traditional price ticket. Essentially, this allows for an updated version of an old fashion price ticket. (you can find a definition of hangtag in our glossary under the letter "H").
interlock a stretchable fabric made on a circular knitting machine and consisting of two ribbed fabrics joined by interlocking. A garment made of interlock fabric, namely one that is stretchable and made on a circular knitting machine and consisting of two ribbed fabrics joined by interlocking
inverness a loose belted coat having a cape with a close-fitting round collar
iron gray a slightly greenish dark gray.
ivory a variable color averaging a pale yellow.