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Ikat:

A material whose yarns have been tie-dyed before being woven.  Ikat fabric features different designs, including double ikats and small dots.

Interlining:

Padding, insulating, or stiffening material.  Interlining is attached to the inner side of an outer fabric or to the lining’s wrong side.  It provides insulation (warmth) in outerwear such as jackets, vests, and coats.

Interlock Knit:

A light to medium weight knit.  It usually has a cross grain stretch.  Interlock knit is sometimes called T-shirt knit.  It is suitable for skirts, pants, and tops.

Irish Poplin:

A fabric with a silk warp and wool filling or a fine cotton or linen shirting fabric.  The second type of Irish poplin is sometimes used for ties.

 
 
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