Large pieces of elastic

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Large pieces of elastic

Postby Where'stheMistletoe » 24 May 2013, 12:47

I'm making a skirt using DH's old shirts and want to make it into a maternity skirt with two bits of elastic at the front (rather than a maternity waistband). I'm really struggling to find elastic that's wider than the usual rolls - does anyone know where I could find it?
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Re: Large pieces of elastic

Postby BLTMama » 24 May 2013, 14:12

If you can't find any, shirring with elastic thread is really easy and you can make the band as wide as you like: http://www.makeit-loveit.com/2011/11/se ... hread.html
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