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Selvage: The edge of either side of fabric often made of heavier threads to prevent unraveling
Shirr: Gathering a piece of fabric onto a rod through a rod pocket
Stationary: Side panels consisting of a width of fabric that is meant to be purely decorative -- not functional
Traverse rod: A rod that incorporates draw cords and a pulley system to open and close draperies
Width of fabric: A term used to describe one width of material measured from selvage to selvage
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