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buttonhole elastic

jyang949 | Posted in Equipment and Supplies on

Do any of the chain stores carry buttonhole elastic? All the sources I’ve found are mail-order.

Also, what is “plush elastic”? Greenberg & Hammer is out of stock on regular buttonhole elastic. They have “plush” elastic in stock but it is imported and so costs more. Is plush somehow better?

Janet

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  1. jyang949 | | #1

    Here's a link to the plush elastic:
    http://www.greenberg-hammer.com/store.asp?ItemID=457

    It doesn't say anything about fiber content.

  2. stitchmd | | #2

    The link is to buttonhole elastic, so you might want to redo that.

    Plush elastic has a soft, fuzzy side. It's good for lingerie uses, like waistbands, or bras, because it is somewhat absorbent and feels less irritating.

    1. jyang949 | | #3

      Thanks for the explanation. Guess I don't need the plush kind for waistbands. Most of it will be cased and the part that sticks out will probably be against a tucked-in shirt, not skin.Janet

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