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Pattern Match Problems in Carpet

Skewed or Bias

This carpet had a grid pattern that repeated itself  six & half times every 10 inches. The pattern is off on the side-by-side panels. This is called a SKEW or BIAS.

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Horizontal Bow

The dark line in this pattern goods has a bow.

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Vertical Bow

A vertical bow is a pattern mismatch that takes place on the side of the carpet. The carpet does not run strength, but 'bows' in or outward.

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