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How Fabric Moves

Types of Wrinkling

There are many ways that cloth can move when the body under it moves, but there are three major types of wrinkles and folds for most clothing:

  • Folds that appear when pulling at two contact points.
  • Gathering that appears when there is tension on an area.
  • Wrinkles that appear due to gravity pulling down.

Learning to identify where these three types of wrinkling happen, you’ll be able to recognize where ...

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