Interfacing lycra?

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I am making a shirt that is sheer lycra.  I want to interface the body
with a fusible without losing the stretch features.  The shirt will be
very fitted...no blousing at all.  Additionally, the color I need is
red.  Is there a fusible that would work?  If I cannot find something
with stretch, if I cut the interfacing on the bias would that work?
  Cheryl

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Cheryl wrote:
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Sounds like interlining rather than interfacing would be the way to go here.

Wendy Z

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Would this be fusible?  Or just a separate layer.
  Cheryl

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Dear Cheryl,

Interfacing comes in black, white and natural.  If the garment is to
be sheer, you could use red organza or netting for the interfacing, or
even a piece of red lace...

Teri

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Cheryl wrote:
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Well, you've gotten some excellent suggestions but it might be a lot
easier to find a sleek red lycra tank-style body suit to wear under the
sheer shirt.


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What about using the same fabric as a sew-in interfacing/self lining?
Provided of course you have extra to use. That way you keep the stretch and
have an exact color match.


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Cheryl wrote:
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Why would you interface Lycra, especially with a fusible?
You would likely lose the stretch factor.  If you just want
to cover private body parts, how about an attached slip or
lining instead in a flesh color or red?

Beverly



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go to trimfabric.com.  Look in their clearance(?) area.  I think
that's where I found it.  They had plenty of red fusible knit
interfacing.
AK

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On Jul 28, 5:35=A0am, snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com wrote:
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Thank you!  I ordered some today.
  Cheryl

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