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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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buckrambuck‧ram /ˈbʌkrəm/ noun [uncountable]  TIMstiff cloth, used in the past for covering books and making the stiff parts of clothes
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buckramThe roundness of the pleat is improved by filling it with a little wadding or a tube of curtain buckram.This heading is normally applied to lined curtains and is stiffened with curtain buckram.Lay bump on one side of the dampened buckram and press to bond the layers together.Lay out the outer fabric flat with the wrong side up and lay buckram on top with the bump sandwiched in between.Tack each pleat in place on the right side, from top to bottom of buckram.Cut out the bump to the exact size of buckram.You will need pelmet buckram and bump to equal the exact size of your pattern.Iron pattern to the buckram for ease, and cut with sharp scissors.
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