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rimna5
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Date: 9/10/13 11:04 AM

If you were making a jacket (blazer type not outer) out of this fabric, which way would you have the stripes go? Horizontal or vertical?

https://www.fabric.com/buy/0266621/poly-cotton-double-knit-grey-black

There is a 10% stretch across the grain

sarah in nyc

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Date: 9/10/13 1:23 PM

You want the stretch to go around you.

The stripe is subtle..nearly a solid so you can just let the stretch guide you.

A pretty fabric.

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Date: 9/10/13 4:01 PM

With only 10% stretch I'd use it which ever way works best with the pattern and personal preference.

Debbie

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