Definition of interfacing in English:



mass noun
  • An extra layer of material or an adhesive stiffener that is applied to the facing of a garment to add support.

    • ‘Outer fabric, interfacings, linings, shoulder pads, and finishes all react differently when washed.’
    • ‘Linen garments require different interfacings, depending on your project.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘For the best results, apply a lightweight fusible interfacing to the facings and the upper collar.’
    covering, trimming, lining, interfacing, reinforcement, backing