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Message Board > Fabrics and more... > Will this pique knit fabric work as muslin? ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

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Will this pique knit fabric work as muslin?
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Date: 2/24/13 7:02 PM

muslin for patterns meant for knits naturally ...

Pique Knit Fabric from Fabric Mart Fabrics

It's only $1 a yard so I'm wondering if it would work?

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Date: 2/24/13 7:41 PM

It will work as muslin fabric for similar type knits, or for getting a more "general" idea of a new pattern's fit. It's a heavier (stable - typical) pique, without much stretch, so you couldn't really substitute it for single jersey knits, rayon, etc, or anything with lycra.
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Date: 2/24/13 9:37 PM

That's pretty much what I thought ....

Thank you!!

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