An interfacing used as a stiffener inside handmade curtains, drapery, and valance headings, as well as tiebacks and cornices. Made from cotton or jute, it is available in different weights, in fusible and sew-in versions; it is normally 4in (10cm) wide.
A strong, durable woven book cloth produced with cotton and polyester threads. The woven cloth is impregnated or coated with a nonmigratory resinous material, generally acrylic. Group F buckram, which is used in library binding, must meet all performance specifications as stated in the ANSI/NISO/LBI STANDARD FOR LIBRARY BINDING.
Woven cloth material that works well for covering the spine of a book cover. Cloth can be painted using an acrylic paint so to match any decorative paper or cloth used to cover the flap of a books cover.
A stiff fabric made of normally of cotton, linen, hemp or hair. A plain weave, open-sett fabric impregnated with fillers or stiffeners. Also made by gluing two open-sett sized fabrics together. Used as lining, bookbinding, sometimes known as Library Buckram, and in millenary. Also a 16th century English woollen fabric used for church vestments.
Buckram is a stiff cloth, made of cotton or linen, which is used to cover, and protect, a book, and although is more expensive than its look-a-like, Brella, is stronger and resistant to cockroaches eating it. Buckram can also be used to stiffen clothes. ;