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Date: 11/21/12 12:36 PM

I'm making a dress from this stretch poplin and I realized I should probably have a stretch lining too. Stretch linings seem a little hard to come by. I need something slippery for tights and breathable. this is a casual dress I want to wash in the machine. Can I get away with Bemberg rayon?

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Date: 11/21/12 7:40 PM

Bemberg rayon cut on the bias might give you enough give to work with, I dunno. There don't seem to be that many options in stretch linings, but Gorgeous Fabrics seems to always carry a few.

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Date: 11/21/12 8:53 PM

Why not just make a separate slip?
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Date: 11/22/12 3:48 AM

I find slips slide around or slip down below the skirt. They just don't work as well as a lining.

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