Buckram refers to the stiff netting used to make hats which may be blocked or sewn. Buckram was once used by milliners to make blocks for limited use. It is also used in Lining or sti ffening clothes as well as bookbinding.
Moreover, Buckram is a stiff-finished heavily sized fabric of cotton or linen used for interlinings in garments, for stiffening in millinery, and in bookbinding. It softens with heat and can be shaped while warm. It is named after Bokhara in Southern Russia, where it was first made.
Buckram is also called crinoline book muslin or book binding.