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any other fabrics like leather...
where you don't have to finish the edges?
aguywhosews
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Date: 7/29/11 3:58 PM

The more I see the wonderful benefits of leather... particularity the not having to finish the edges... what other materials are like that?

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Date: 7/29/11 3:58 PM

boiled wool or melton wool

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Date: 7/29/11 4:11 PM

fleece

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Date: 7/29/11 4:36 PM

pleather

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Date: 7/29/11 4:42 PM

slinky, although I don't know if you would want to use it for your applications.

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Date: 7/29/11 5:44 PM

Ponte

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Date: 7/29/11 6:08 PM

Oilcloth, and other laminated fabrics (see, e.g., Amy Butler).

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Date: 7/29/11 10:22 PM

Lots of knits don't need edge finishing

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Date: 7/29/11 11:05 PM

Felt, vinyl.

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Date: 7/30/11 9:39 AM

Now I guess a follow up question... is there any super cheap material that would be like working with leather without the expense of leather. In other words I'm trying to find a material that I could practice/simulate working on leather without having to experiment and learn on expensive leather hides.

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