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Date: 6/14/12 9:33 AM

I'm making three kids raincoats: two of the modkids pattern, and one TBD for a boy. The pattern says it can be reversible but the idea of using laminate inside and doesnt appeal to me. Here's a link since my image isn't showing up
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Anyway I would love any suggestions. I have no interest in lining it for warmth. I'm more concerned with sliding little arms in and out and durability. The last two purchased raincoats had shredded sleeves in a matter of weeks. I have a coupon for fabric.com burning a hole in my pocket...


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Date: 6/14/12 11:11 AM

I have fond memories of coats lined in fun fabrics..how about a poly charmeuse in a bright, bright print?? or a ctoon quilting cotton. I always loved when the lining was a wilder version of the fabric on the outside of the garment.

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Date: 6/14/12 8:58 PM

I'm afraid the quilting cotton wouldn't be slickery enough. I'd like to do something fun tho...

So what will hold up, not shred, and yet be slickery?

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