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The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of vintage fashion.
The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international community of people with expertise in vintage fashion. VFG members enjoy a wealth of resources, avenues for promoting their shops and specialties, and camaraderie with others who share a common interest and passion.
The original method for making dotted swiss, swivel weave is sturdiest and costliest to create of all the dotted swiss types. Swivel weave, like lappet weave and clip dot, involves extra weft yarns interwoven with a ground fabric. The embroidery-like pattern made is often of a different color and heavier weight than the ground fabric, and small figures other than dots are found. The reverse will show clipped weft floats.