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Date: 8/14/12 10:11 AM

When patterns call for X-amount of stretch in the fabric, how do you measure it?

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Date: 8/14/12 10:51 AM

Take 10 inches of fabric and stretch it.

If it stretches 12.5 inches with ease the stretch is 25%
If it stretches 15 inches with ease the stretch is 50%
If it stretches 17.5 inches with ease the stretch is 75%
IF it stretches 20 inches with ease the stretch is 100%


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Date: 8/14/12 11:38 AM

Or use the stretch guide on the pattern envelope.

Both methods work.

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