Lining and Interlining fabric

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Lining and Interlining fabric are very important for dress preparation. Interlining is a type of accessory that is used for two layers of fabric. Are actually interlining, soft, thin, and flexible. Sometimes finishing is needed to enhance the quality of interlining. Such as shrink resist, finish crease resist, finish, etc.

In addition to the original fabric of the garment, a different type of cloth can be sewn into the garment to enhance the beauty of the garment, which is known as lining. The lining enhances the beauty of the garment as well as helps to make the garment comfortable.

Definition of Lining and interlining


In some garments, a different type of fabric is sewn together or used than the original fabric of the garment, which is called lining. The lining is used to increase the shape, hang, and comfort of the garment. It also helps in insulating the garment and enhancing the beauty of the inside of the garment.

Lining fabrics can be knitted or woven or both types. Lining fabrics are usually made from polyester, nylon, acetate, viscose, cotton, wool, or their blended fibers. Lining fabrics can be slippery and rough. The body part of the garment is usually coarse lining and the sleeve lining is used on the sleeve part. If slipper lining is used on the sleeves, the garment can be easily worn and open.


 To strengthen some parts of the garment or to give the desired shape and hold that shape, one or more layers of fabric in two or more layers of fabric are used, which is called interlining. Interlining is usually used in collars, cuffs, jackets and coats, waistbands, etc.

Interlinings can be of different types. Fusible interlining is most commonly used to make clothing. The interlining that is sewn together with the main fabric of the garment is called Sewninterlining. The interlining that is attached to the original fabric by heat and pressure is called fusible interlining.

The fabrics used for interlining are cotton, nylon, polyester, wool, vixen, rayon, etc. Can be made by fiber or by mixing them. Interlining fabrics can be made by knitting (woven) or knitting or felted (nonwoven). Interlining fabrics are sometimes finished to develop special qualities such as shrink resist finish, crease resists finish, etc.

Discuss the Characteristics of lining and interlining:

1. The quality of the lining or interlining fabric must match the quality of the original fabric of the garment.

2. The fibers used for the original fabric of the garment are the same as for the fabric of the interlining fabric made of this type of fiber should be used.

3. Compression resistance so that the interlining does not shrink or expand after immersion in water

Finish (Shrink resist finish) is to be applied.

4. Crease resistant finish is applied so that the interlining does not fold easily.

5. The color of the interlining fabric must be fast color or the color may spoil the fabric by breeding.

6. The fabric of the interlining must be soft and malleable. In the case of soft clothing, it is thick and again Interlinings must be tight in the case of tight clothing.

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