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greenandlilac

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Date: 8/12/08 1:17 AM

Does anyone have a good source for good priced knit fabric, specifically Modal fabric? The only sources I can find for Modal are wholesale. I have some RTW in Modal and I love it. It's comfortable and doesn't pill as much as some knits.

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Date: 8/12/08 1:47 AM

Modal is just a brand name for a rayon made by a German company. I've not ever touched modal but I'm thinking it should be essentially the same as any good quality Rayon jersey out there---and there are lots of rayon jerseys out there right now....most have a tiny bit of lycra in them--3% to 10%. I also have found bamboo knit with 3% Lycra to be very like the softer, drapier rayon jerseys that are around now.

I also know that one PR member bought Modal sheets at her local Linens and Things to cut up and use the fabric for sewing.

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Date: 8/12/08 1:49 AM

Bed Bath Beyond--Modal sheet sets

ETA: I think these are woven, not knit. I have found rayon knit sheets at my neighborhood thrift store which are quite nice, but they say "rayon" not Modal.
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Date: 8/12/08 8:38 AM

Quote: tlmck3
Bed Bath Beyond--Modal sheet sets



ETA: I think these are woven, not knit. I have found rayon knit sheets at my neighborhood thrift store which are quite nice, but they say "rayon" not Modal.
-- Edited on 8/12/08 1:53 AM --

My mom bought some and they are wonderful! She wants me to make a nightgown with the sheets. She got a really good deal on them, too.

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Date: 8/12/08 9:43 AM

I've bought some rayon knits from Fabric.com in the past. I don't know if they currently have any.

But then I later saw the same knits for sale at FashionFabricsClub.com.

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Date: 8/12/08 11:56 AM

I've bought modal knits at Textile Studio (www.textilestudiofabrics.com). I don't know if there is any in stock right now, but they do carry it from time to time and the quality of fabric at Textile Studio is excellent.

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Date: 8/12/08 1:37 PM

Lucy Fabrics

I just ordered some and the price was great and shipping was so fast.

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Date: 8/13/08 7:51 PM

Just wondering, has anyone ever purchased the 10 pound box of Fabric from fashionfabricsclub.com? If so, was it good?

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Date: 8/13/08 8:23 PM

You might want to post this question in its own thread. You'd probably get a better response that way. I know people DO order that bundle....couldn't tell you about quality or content, though.

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Chuck Close, painter, printmaker, photographer

Hope has two lovely daughters: Anger and Courage

St. Augustine

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Date: 8/13/08 8:35 PM

Thanks I will.

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