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What is "Lining" - Definition & Explanation

Fabric applied to the reverse side of window treatments, slip covers or skirts to make a finished look.
A fabric that is used to cover the inside of a garment to provide a finished look. Generally, the lining is made of a smooth lustrous fabric.
A component of a garment or other article and that consists of a single layer or multiple layers of fabric attached along one or more edges to the main fabric.
An extra layer of fabric sewn into the inside of a garment for added comfort or modesty.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A modification of a plain weave in which two or more warp yarns weave together as one and two or more weft yarns weave together as one. NOTE: The basic hopsack weaves may be modified in a number of...

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