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LindaNan
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Date: 2/1/12 8:29 PM

Please tell me what this elastic is used for. TIA
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Date: 2/1/12 9:23 PM

Swimwear, waistbands--anything that needs to stay up while stretching.

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Date: 2/1/12 10:55 PM

It looks like PJ elastic to me.

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In reply to LindaNan

Date: 2/1/12 11:05 PM

It reminds me of Sportswear Elastic that is used in waistbands for shorts or sweatpants. You attach the elastic to the upper edge using a zig-zag stitch or serger, flip it down, and stitch in the channels with decorative topstitching. However, you can just stitch one row at the bottom if you choose.

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Date: 2/2/12 1:26 PM

Thank you ladies!
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