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swatch in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswatchswatch /swɒtʃ $ swɑːtʃ/ noun [countable]  TIMa small piece of cloth that people can look at when they are choosing cloth for clothes or for their home
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swatchThis is because the Form program always operates from a swatch of this size.The vegetation heaped up again, swatches and feathers, thunderheads and inky lace, opaque on the screen of night sky.Employees are asked to touch the cloth swatches and examine the quality for themselves.The box disappears, but you have now set the proportions of your pattern with regard to your own swatch measurement.It seemed a bit risky to begin on the main pieces of work, so I made a separate swatch.Whilst thinking about the tension swatch, why not calculate the rows?They spent an hour in my closet, cutting tiny swatches from the seams.Your swatch was 30 stitches to 10 centimetres.