I’ve talked about this before, but I thought it was worth looking at again. Extra yarn weave is a technique that we are seeing a lot this spring. Additional filling yarns are woven through the fabric at intervals creating the desired motif. The floaters are then “clipped” close to the design. In this example the floaters were on the back.
Here is the face:
The second example shows the “clipped” design on the face. Here’s a closeup
And here is the full view.
This technique gives a fabric a very stylish and unique texture. When shopping for fabric that will add to your collection, this is a good bet.