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Date: 6/14/13 12:06 PM

I'm looking for some woven, moisture wicking fabrics to make skirts/shorts/skorts out of. I've bought RTW by Nike and love it but would prefer to make my own. Anyone know where I can get it? Google is not helping out a lot.

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Date: 6/14/13 1:06 PM

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Date: 6/15/13 0:09 AM

Rose city textiles in Portland, OR has a wealth of outdoor and sports fabrics. They have a website and Annette, who runs the showroom is very helpful over the phone.

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Date: 6/15/13 0:43 AM

Seattle Fabrics has stuff like that if I remember correctly.

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Date: 6/15/13 0:45 AM

Dumb question, but have you tried good old linen and rayon? Both wick moisture beautifully.

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Date: 6/15/13 11:29 AM

Rockywoods.com has several sections of Wickaway fabrics.

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Date: 6/15/13 9:59 PM

Look for the trade name 'Supplex' It's a fiber that is made into knits and wovens.

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Date: 6/18/13 8:55 AM

Thanks for the tip. i bookmarked the store.

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Date: 6/18/13 10:51 AM

LOL I was thinking the same thing. Linen in the summer can't be beat.

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