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Date: 6/7/12 2:07 AM

Hi,
A friend of mine uses this elastic for aids for her quadriplegic son. She doesn't remember where she got it last and I have never seen anything like it. The 4.25 swatch will stretch (with a lot of effort) to 6". It is about 1"wide and the ribs are 1/8"thick. It is pretty fuzzy on one side, the long sides have a scratchy feel (from the nylon connecting threads. The other side is firm but would not be irritating. Does anyone know what it is called or where I can find it?
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Date: 6/7/12 10:31 AM

I remember seeing this SOMEWHERE, I just can't remember where!

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Date: 6/7/12 11:24 AM

I think it is a sport elastic, designed for sewing to the waist fabric to create the effect of several elastic casings.

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Date: 6/7/12 1:23 PM

I have seen it but only in already made things. They use it in maternity belly/back supports too if that helps the search any.

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Date: 6/7/12 1:39 PM

Is this what you are looking for?
sports elastic

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In reply to Janie Viers

Date: 6/8/12 0:25 AM

If it comes to you let me know, please.
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In reply to Fictionfan

Date: 6/8/12 0:26 AM

It is similar to sport elastic but much heftier.
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Date: 6/8/12 3:19 AM

I haven't found a retail source, but it is called elastic webbing or elastic mesh webbing if you want the terms to use. I'll keep looking too.


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Date: 6/8/12 3:43 AM

http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/395136865/fashion_Mesh_elastic_webbing.html

It will likely set you back about $150, however.
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Date: 6/8/12 5:45 AM

Here is a direct link.

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