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Layout instructions designate with or without nap. “With nap” instructions should be used for fabrics with pile (corduroy, velvet) and one-way designs. Fabrics with nap have pattern pieces facing the same direction, top to bottom. Layout for “without nap” can have pieces in both directions.
Thanks for the clarification,this info really should be made clear on the patterns! Gloria
this is a good definition
This helped me a lot thank you for your website, Happy sewing!!!!
this still doesn't tell me what a nap is.
Great tip! My sewing teacher expects me to know all this already, and honestly, I had no clue what she was saying.