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TallBean
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TallBean
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Date: 10/5/12 8:45 PM

Anyone have a favorite fabric that breathes well but doesn't wrinkle too badly? I have made tops out of polyester and I regret it because I sweat all day. I want to make some flowy tops for layering in winter. (I'd use wool as my out most layer). I also just want to wash and dry. No dry cleaning in my life. :)

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Date: 10/5/12 8:50 PM

Rayon. Very drapey, made from natural fibers (wood pulp). I use it a lot for my tops. And you can buy it in several thicknesses: Crepe, challis, viscose, and another one I can't think of now.

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Date: 10/5/12 9:37 PM

Thank you! I'll try out a test top!

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