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sewists' experience withfusible interfacings for knit fabrics
carolbee
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Date: 3/29/14 9:20 AM

Please share which type fusible interfacings you use on
knit fabrics. Therecseem to be s lot of new products on the
market . Thsnks in advance.

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Date: 3/29/14 10:35 AM

I use this and love it.

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Date: 3/29/14 10:41 AM

Me too and I especially love that you don't have to preshrink Pam's interfacing.

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Date: 3/29/14 10:42 AM

I use fusi-knit which has cross stretch but is stable on the lengthwise -- great for edges that need to be stabilized (I use if when I find installing a zipper necessary -- makes putting in an invisible zip a breeze).

I also use a soft all bias tricot from HeatNBond which has the same properties as the one mentioned above (controlled stretch in all directions).

I also use a lightweight fusible woven in areas I may want to have completely stable (removes the stretch of the fabric) -- I use this most often when doing skating and dance shirts that have a traditional shirt design but are made from nylon/spandex -- works great for stable collars and cuffs.

HTH

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Date: 3/29/14 1:32 PM

Quote: PattyE
I use this and love it.

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Another vote for the Fashion Sewing Supply knit interfacing.

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2014 Fabric Sewn: 38 yards
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Date: 3/29/14 4:09 PM

Fashion Sewing Supply.......me too. Ordered enough, along with the sample pack and some elastic, to utilize free shipping to reduce the price. A solid investment - perhaps a friend or two would share an order with you. The quality is beyond noticeable. It is like the difference between cooking with a crummy beat up pan and a quality piece if cookware.

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Date: 3/31/14 0:42 AM

A third vote for Fashion Sewing Supply. You can't imagine the different in the quality until you see/feel/use it.

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Date: 4/6/14 6:48 PM

The fashion sewing supply link isn't working.

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Date: 4/6/14 7:17 PM

PattyE's link? Working off my iPad. Should pull up for you if you just search Fashion Sewing Supply.

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Date: 4/7/14 7:53 AM

Now the link is working, but when I type it in my box and hit enter, it give me an error 403.

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