SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Fabrics and more... > Need Lining Suggestions ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Need Lining Suggestions
For White Knitted See-Thru Halter Top
pakrk
star
pakrk  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Oregon USA
Member since 11/22/05
Posts: 135
Send Message

      



Date: 4/23/13 1:19 PM

My DD has asked me to line a white knitted halter top that she bought and just loves . . . but it is to 'holey' for her comfort level, especially at work. I have no worries about doing the actual work, just don't know what lining to choose. She requested nude/skin tone for color.

It's a summer top; should the lining be cotton? Stretch? Help!

------
~Kathy
Pfaff Creative Performance
Babylock 5380E

PattyE
starstarstar
PattyE  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 9/7/10
Posts: 1846
Send Message

      



In reply to pakrk <<


Date: 4/23/13 3:53 PM

I use this for lining knits. This darker nude is sold out but she has a lighter nude if you think that might work. It's very nice quality.

------
Stash: 174.845 yds. @ 12.20.14

JudyHan
JudyHan  Friend of PR
Intermediate
New York USA
Member since 1/11/08
Posts: 92
Send Message

      



Date: 4/24/13 8:45 AM

I just purchased the "Chateau Single Knit Ecru" from Fabric.com for linings @ $1.59/yard...I am hoping for the BEST! I had ordered from Highend Fabrics on ebay - they have a tissue knit but it is rayon and shrinks every time it is washed - hoping the polyester is more stable. The lining has to feel good against my skin - do not like the feel of tricot at all!

------
Get the quilters OUT OF MY WAY!

PattyE
starstarstar
PattyE  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Member since 9/7/10
Posts: 1846
Send Message

      



In reply to pakrk <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 4/24/13 9:30 AM

I'm wondering if you should line it in white instead of nude...if she's wearing this halter to work lining it in nude is going to look like there is nothing underneath and might look really inappropriate. Just my 2 cents.
What are you thinking?

------
Stash: 174.845 yds. @ 12.20.14

pakrk
star
pakrk  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Oregon USA
Member since 11/22/05
Posts: 135
Send Message

      



In reply to PattyE <<


Date: 4/24/13 11:12 AM

I'm thinking nude is a mistake too, but I've ordered a couple of lightweight jersey knits from Gorgeous Fabrics in beige-ish colors; and some white, off-whites. I figure I'll find some use for the ones that don't work.

------
~Kathy
Pfaff Creative Performance
Babylock 5380E

pakrk
star
pakrk  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Oregon USA
Member since 11/22/05
Posts: 135
Send Message

      



Date: 4/24/13 11:16 AM

Thanks for your suggestions. Before I had any of your replies, I emailed Ann @ Gorgeous Fabrics and she recommended a lightweight rayon jersey so that's what I ordered. I was already at her website to get a gorgeous Hawaiian print that she had posted to Facebook.
Hana Honey Floral

------
~Kathy
Pfaff Creative Performance
Babylock 5380E

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fabrics and more... >> Need Lining Suggestions

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Bust Adjustments
Bust Adjustments

Register

Put it on the Bias
Put it on the Bias

Register

Simplicity 2281

photo
by: sewtofit

Review
New Look 6115

photo
by: Deepika

Review
SewBaby More Blankie Buddies pattern Pattern

SewBaby More Blankie Buddies pattern Pattern

Buy Now
Christine Jonson Fitted Jacket

Christine Jonson Fitted Jacket

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.