The word “embellish” with the bell in middle means to decorate it with bells but not to overdo it. In textile science, it means to add more ornaments, color, sequins, beads or any decorative material to make it look more spectacular, attractive to the eye. It makes the piece of cloth more splendors by adding decorative details. It comes from the French word embelliss, lengthened stem of embellir and from Latin word bellus meaning handsome.
To add beauty or to improve the appeal by adding details, ornamentation or decoration is an embellishment. Enhancing any object or design with decorations with embroidery, beads, metal, wood, glass, precious stones and animal products are embellishments. Embellish fabrics by stitching or sewing onto the garments for the purpose of decoration.
The designers choose to decorate either a significant portion or some may even decide to embellish a particular or certain section of the cloth to invent a new type of fashion trend. Small embellish sections may be like the collar, cuff, sleeves, yokes, the front of the blouse, section of pants like the pocket area or trousers. It can also do on household accessories like the tablecloth, pillow covers, etc.
Stretch fabrics are synthetic fabrics and are popular because of the stretch factor. These fabrics can either stretch 2-way or 4-way stretch. A 2-way stretch fabric can stretch from the end or the selvedge to the other selvedge or the other way depending on the knit of the fabric. But a 4-way stretch fabric can stretch the fabric in all direction like spandex.
The embellish stretch fabric is using for making comfortable trousers for both men and women. These stretch trousers are made up of lycra, or even the cotton jeans are embellished with stones, sequins or a combination of them to make it all the more attractive and appealing to the eyes. This decoration or embellishment adds up the value of any fabric because of its aesthetic appeal. However, a strong word of caution is not to overdo it as it may spoil the beauty or the purpose.