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Which Fusible Interfacing for V9002?
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Date: 7/8/14 0:10 AM

Hello!
I'm about to start on V9002 with an unidentified but most likely poly crepe de chine remnant I got at Hancock Fabrics for $3.95/yd. Its for a muslin, and I intend to order some poly crepe de chine from fabric.com for the final version.

Anyway, the pattern calls for 3/8 yd of 18", 20" interfacing. They don't specify if I need the "lightweight" version, but I'm assuming I do. Am I correct in this assumption?
Would that be Pro-Sheer Elegance Light or PRO-SHEER Elegance MEDIUM-weight FUSIBLE?
Also, these are listed as 60", so I don't need as much for this project, right?
I hope someone can share their experience using these.
Many thanks!


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Date: 7/8/14 0:23 AM

Ask Pam. Seriously, send her an email. She is wonderful about this and will lead you in the right direction. I have asked her many times about which interfacing to use with what fabric and on the garment I am making.

And yes, Pam's interfacing is wide! It's so wonderful. NAYY just a happy customer.

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Date: 7/9/14 8:48 AM

I would go with a lightweight interfacing for a crepe de chine. I imagine the interfacing will be used on the neck facings of that pattern? I can't see where else they would require interfacing.

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Date: 7/9/14 2:57 PM

Thanks for the suggestion.
I think I'm going to try the Pellon lightweight for the muslin and the FSS for the final. I'm curious about the difference between the two.

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