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ShantiSeamstressing
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Date: 3/17/12 8:23 PM

This is just the ribbing, like you might see on the neckband of casual teeshirts for example. (I actually need it for non-garment use; or, let me say, non-person garment use: it's for doll garments.)

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Date: 3/17/12 9:35 PM

If you are wanting something inexpensive try Jo-Ann's. They don't have a lot of options but they do have some basic ribbing fabrics.

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Date: 3/17/12 11:45 PM

Try Fabric.com for cotton ribbing. Here are three pages with different fiber contents to choose from.

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Date: 3/17/12 11:47 PM

Thank you Sarah! And they're having a sale on their rib knit.

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Date: 3/17/12 11:48 PM

Thank you Judy! I visited there after looking at Joann's. {Silly me, I'd not realized that "rib knit" and "knit ribbing" were one and the same.}

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And some of their prices are lower than Joann's...and free shipping if I pick up some other fabrics. Hhmm!
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Date: 3/18/12 7:16 AM

I've used cotton interlock for doll shirt ribbing and also have gone to the dollar store and bought a men's XL sweatshirt and cut the ribbing and fabric to make little doll sweatshirts. Hope you'll review your doll clothes!

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Date: 3/18/12 10:59 PM

Quote: KensingtonCrab
also have gone to the dollar store and bought a men's XL sweatshirt and cut the ribbing and fabric to make little doll sweatshirts. Hope you'll review your doll clothes!

Now isn't this is a nifty idea! Thanks! I would not have thought of that, but that's a perfectly good idea, too.

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