Member since 1/18/12
Date: 8/14/12 10:11 AM
When patterns call for X-amount of stretch in the fabric, how do you measure it?
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Date: 8/14/12 10:51 AM
Take 10 inches of fabric and stretch it.
If it stretches 12.5 inches with ease the stretch is 25%
If it stretches 15 inches with ease the stretch is 50%
If it stretches 17.5 inches with ease the stretch is 75%
IF it stretches 20 inches with ease the stretch is 100%
Member since 3/9/09
Date: 8/14/12 11:38 AM
Or use the stretch guide on the pattern envelope.
Both methods work.
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