One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An extra layer of material or an adhesive stiffener that is applied to the facing of a garment to add support.
covering, trimming, lining, reinforcement, backingView synonyms
- ‘Linen garments require different interfacings, depending on your project.’
- ‘For the best results, apply a lightweight fusible interfacing to the facings and the upper collar.’
- ‘If the pocket will endure a lot of strain, reinforce the entire pocket area by applying interfacing to the garment wrong side.’
- ‘To check the feel of a garment and its interfacing, isolate an area away from the seams.’
- ‘Outer fabric, interfacings, linings, shoulder pads, and finishes all react differently when washed.’
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