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Message Board > Fabrics and more... > Looking for crushed/crinkle taffeta by the yard ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

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Looking for crushed/crinkle taffeta by the yard
Anyone know a good source?
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Date: 4/10/13 12:41 PM

I think I've found the perfect fabric for my Valkyrie skirt! I've been seeing some beautiful iridescent crinkle taffeta that would be lovely--confirmed when I found this skirt on etsy. The trouble? Evidently this fabric's only application is as rental wedding tablecloths. I could rent just about any size or color under the sun, but can I find the same selection in yardage? Much, much tougher.

Ideally, I would *love* to find this very fabric, which the rental company calls "pewter," and which seems to be a grey/copper iridescent:


Does anyone know where a retailer of such a fabric might be lurking? I've already scoured etsy, ebay, Amazon, and Google, but no luck so far.

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Date: 4/10/13 4:03 PM

Something like this? Don't know if they're wholesale-only.

Or try googling "iridescent taffeta" some of these look promising here and here. The dark color iridescents to me look a lot like the pictures from the Met.

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Date: 6/28/13 5:45 AM

try to check this link

ecraftssale.com/blog/iridescent-tafetta


hope you may find what your looking for or maybe any fabric that looks alike for Valkyrie skirt.


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Date: 7/1/13 8:20 PM

I've seen some like this in the clearance area of Joanns. Good luck!

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Date: 7/2/13 8:04 AM

Oooh, hello older thread! :)

I actually ended up finding curtain panels in the perfect color at Hobby Lobby, and I wasn't even looking anymore.

Our JA and Hancock did have a very small amount of yardage, but it was all in jewel colors or had strange embellishments. I found the perfect shade of pewter... except for the lime green polka dots embroidered on it! LOL

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