What is Interlining?


- Interlining is a very important trim in apparel manufacturing. Interlining is one kind of trims that is used between the two layers of fabric in a garment to keep the different components of apparel in the desired shape.

- Generally, interlinings are soft, thick, and flexible. It is made cotton, polyester, wool, and viscose. Sometimes, finishing is necessary to improve its properties i.e. shrink resist finish, crease resist finish



- To support the garment.

- Be easier to handle and sew.

- To control areas of the apparel.

- To control dimensional changes.

- To improve garment performance.

- To control the shape of the garment.

- To reinforce the components of the garment.

- To make the apparel beautiful, strong and attractive.

- To ensure the anticipated look, quality, and effect of the fabric.


1. Fusible interlining:


- To get similarities among the apparel. Interlining gives the same outlook of the apparel.

- Fusible interlining is available in the market.

- The application process is very easy.

- It has high productivity.


- Base Fabric: A base fabric is needed for the preparation of interlinings. Generally woven, knitted or non-woven fabrics are used as the base fabric. Most of the cases, woven fabrics are used as the base material.


- Resin Coating: Resin coating is done on the base fabric. This resin is a synthetic polymer.


- Drying: After applying of resigning on the fabric, heat is applied to the fabric. After drying, we will get fusible interlinings

2. Non-Fusible interlining:


- Non-fusible interlining use in "Flame Retardant" apparel.

- It is used for making apparel for fire service people.

- It is also used for making safety apparels for the peoples who works in re-rolling mills.

- Specially used in the embroidery machine.


- Base Fabric: In Non-fusible interlining; woven, knitted or non-woven fabrics are used as base fabric.

- Adhesives Apply: Starch materials are used as the adhesive. This starchy material applied on the base fabric.

- Drying: After applying of adhesives on the base material, drying is done for fixing the adhesives on the base fabric. After drying, we will get a complete Non-fusible interlining.