How to Select Lining for your Bridal Outfit?

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June 10, 2021
How to Select Lining for your Bridal Outfit?

Though it is not apparently visible, lining is a crucial part of any bridal outfit. It protects the fabric on the top while effortlessly hiding the ugly and unfinished seams. It lends a firm support to your wedding gown, jacket and coat, so that it does not slip away. An apt selection of lining can help you go creative in your sewing project too. All it demands is a right match regarding the texture and color. From cotton and silk to rayon, there is an assortment of choices, when it comes to selecting lining fabrics. Here is a guide to ease your job.

Silk Lining

Silk fabrics work wonder as a lining and at Wedding Fabrics, you can discover a plethora of luxe choices in pastel shades. For a plain and lightweight silk weave, opt for our soft silk. It also provides a touch of sheer elegance to the wedding outfit. Other varieties of silk lining provide support and structure to the bridal gowns.

Rayon Lining

Rayon makes a great choice for many items like skirts, tailored trousers, dresses, and outerwear. It is static-free, breathable and lends an effortless fit with a silky glide to your garment, at a comparatively affordable price than silk.

Lightweight Cotton

Based on the variety of weaves, cotton lining is known as batiste, voile, and lawn. Many of them are very good for summer dresses. These fabrics are all a bit different in opacity and weight and used as per the outfit’s requirement. Cotton lining makes a great fabric for sewing wedding gown bodices and tops. But cotton fabric needs to be pre-shrunk before sewing.

Knitwear Fabric

A knitwear fabric is quite popular as an outfit lining. Thanks to the comfortable stretch it offers. Wedding attire with stretch bodice need this lining for the right fit. Sewing tricot knots in tops and dresses are quite useful for this. They will give built-in slip effect. Wedding Fabrics brings you a variety of the knit linings in neutral shades like beige, white or ivory. Try the lining option that works best for you.

Satin Lining

Satin linings are forever charm due to their smooth finish. Satin is basically a variety of silk and rayon fiber that is smooth, lightweight and offers a great fit when sewn with silk or chiffon garments. Also, your white crepe skirt with ivory white satin lining notches up sophistication in every bit.

Not all wedding dress fabrics are created equally, and hence the requirement of lining also differs. While we can give you a world of options, when it comes to lining fabrics, it is completely your decision, which one should you opt for. Check out the fabrics, patterns, and colours of the lining material before making a choice.