interfacing

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interfacing

[′in·tər‚fās·iŋ]
(textiles)
A woven or nonwoven fabric used between the outer fabric and lining to reinforce or stiffen a feature or detail on a garment.
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From the corresponding interfacing, cut one interior pocket, two flaps, one bow and one main panel.
Trim the main-panel interfacing upper corners to reduce bulk.
Fuse the corresponding interfacing pieces to the interior pocket, flaps and bow following the manufacturer's instructions.
Place the corresponding interfacing right side up over the main panel.
Most fabrics are suitable for the clutch exterior, but choosing the correct interfacing types for proper clutch support and shape are critical.
Select interfacing based on the exterior fabric weight.
There are many different interfacing types, weaves and weights available.
Fusible is easier to apply, especially for beginners, since the interfacing is adhered while the fabric is on a flat ironing surface.
However, there are a few cases where fusible interfacing isn't suitable.
There are three main interfacing weaves: non-woven (or bonded), woven and knit (or tricot).
Non-woven interfacing is composed of fibers bonded together to create the fabric (1).
Woven interfacing is created by weaving threads on a loom, in the same way any woven fabric is made, and has both a lengthwise and crosswise grain (2).

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