Interfacing & Stabilizer

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Can someone please explain what interfacing is & what its used for.  Also,
while you're at it, can you do the same for stabilizer?  Between all the
fusible stuff, stiffeners and so on, I can't keep them all straight. Thanks!

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Tara



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It IS confusing, but it's a pretty dense topic to give you all the info in this
forum. Here's an excellent online article that can get you started. After
you've read this, maybe you'll have more specific questions.

http://www.ianr.unl.edu/pubs/textiles/g1137.htm
Karen Maslowski in Cincinnati


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Thank you *very* much!

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Tara




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Interfacing is a cloth that goes onto the fashion fabric to give it body
and stability where it needs it.  They say in the garment and give it
body and shape.  Stabilizers do a similar job for embroidery, and are
usually removed as much as possible afterwards.

There's a glossary of sewing terms on my web site that might help you
with some other sewing terms.  Hit the URL below and have fun!
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Kate  XXXXXX
Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the Chocolate Buttons
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Oh, excellent site Kate. Thank you!

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Tara



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Tee wrote:
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Glad you like it!  :)  Keep yer eyes peeled - there's a page on seam
finishes to go up real soon now!
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Kate  XXXXXX
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