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Date: 9/19/12 4:35 AM

I was browsing an online store tonight and came across a couple of cotton jerseys that look really familiar to me. So I went on Fabric.com and there they are! Same print but Fabric.com listed them under different contents: One is rayon jersey, and the other is rayon/poly/lycra. At first I thought maybe one of the stores listed the fabric wrong, but then I thought maybe they just print on different fabrics? Which is more likely?

I donít want to post the links to the fabrics in case that is a rule violation. If not, I can post them later?

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Date: 9/19/12 7:10 AM

You're allowed post the links on Pattern Review. In the past, I've found the identical print on very different types of fabrics produced by different companies. In one case involving a leopard print, one fabric was genuine Ultra Suede and the other fabric was poly/lycra ITY knit. I bought both of them.

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Date: 9/19/12 12:43 PM

Thanks Nancy!

Fabric.com Designer Stretch Rayon Blend Jersey Knit Floral Brown/Orange/White and Girl Charlee Butterfly Garden Brown Cotton Jersey Knit Fabric

Fabric.com Rayon Jersey Knit Toys Multi/White and Girl Charlee Firetruck Puppy Organic Cotton French Terry Knit

I also noticed that there is no "name" to fabric print - stores can name them to anything.

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Date: 9/19/12 1:20 PM

At Gorgeous Fabrics, it's not uncommon for Ann to get the same print in on two different fabrics. Often, she'll stock the same print in both a knit and a woven.

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