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30 Minutes with Workroom Tech: Episode 73, "The Lining King" Tim Allen

On this episode of the podcast, Ceil DiGuglielmo and Susan Woodcock have a conversation with Tim Allen, marketing manager for Hanes Fabrics.

You can listen to this episode of the podcast here: Episode 73 - The Lining King

Topics covered in this podcast include:

  • History of Hanes Companies

  • How lining materials are manufactured and finished.

  • Terms like calendering, greige goods, hand and

  • The value of premium lining materials

  • Plain weave vs. sateen weave

  • Yarn sizes

  • Finishes

Lining materials are an important part of your finished window coverings and soft furnishings. They "protect and serve", and enhance the overall finished look. Drapery lining create a consistent appearance from outside of the home and help to insulate the window from heat and cold. You can learn more at


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