Interlinings, necessary accessories of modern garments industries. Theoretically, anything used between 2 layers of fabric to give more body, obtain and maintain the shape, support a garment used in areas that need more stability than just the fabric weight or sometimes maintain drapability. It could be fusible or sew-in.
A fusible interlining is a thin layer made from woven, knitted or non-woven material bonded mechanically or thermally which when fused with fabric panel can give reinforcement, durability and can also stabilize and makes sewing work easier while sewing.
Interlining was very small proportion of the cost of garments, however it's also important to the garments which takes interlining. So choose right interlining is very important to garments maker. Sometimes, this very small cost part will ruin the whole garments. Now more and more various special finishing process fabric developed and special washing process make the request of interlining higher and higher.
Matters have to considered before you choose your interlining:
The function you need the interlining to be;
The weight of fabric, light/middle/heavy;
Stretchable or not stretchable;
The washing request your garments will face;
Waterproof/ windproof finishing or not, or some else special finishing process;
Hand feel of your fabric;
The position of the interlining will be used;
Defects due to incorrect usage of interlining cause:
Orange skin; bubbling; moire; strike back; strike through; low bonding strength etc.
If you're not sure, feel free to contact us, we'll let you know what we know. We're 15 years of interlining maker & seller, hope our advice will do help to save your time and money.
by Guangzhou Changde Interlining Co., Ltd.