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Knicker Elastic!!! Grrrrr

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Maryanna

Maryanna Report 23 Jan 2013 19:30

Thanks for that everyone. I was wondering the same thing myself. By the time I get to the top of the stairs my lovely PJs are round my ankles.

Sorry if you are eating your tea. M :-0

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 23 Jan 2013 17:30

I am just imagining PP going into Wilkinsons and asking for "Knicker Elastic"!

:-D

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 23 Jan 2013 17:28

We loved Woollies for their pick & mix .They seemed to have sweets we couldnt find elsewhere & their Winter mixture s were great especially loved the mauve striped ones and the brown stripy one too.

They did really lovely liquorice rolls and sherbert dib dabs

Mouth watering just at the thought , But at least the waist line isnt getting bigger on phantom sweets.

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 23 Jan 2013 16:36

I really miss Woolies for all the above mentioned and also
Ladybird children's vests and pants, they lasted ages.

Emma :-)

Sharron

Sharron Report 23 Jan 2013 16:10

Not just knicker elastic.

Woolies was the place to go for shoe dye,fabric dye,bra extenders,pick and mix sweets, kitchen utensils, Christmas lights,batteries,loose biscuits, slab cake, roasted peanuts and cashews,Saturday jobs.

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 23 Jan 2013 16:01

Sue - I live in South London and hate markets with a vengeance (Sorry!)

But am also limited with how far I can walk, so I needs to be somewhere I can park near or buy online.

But SiL shops regularly in Wilkinsons so may even ask her to have a quick look for me next time she goes.

Many thanks again.

Treehunter

Treehunter Report 23 Jan 2013 15:43

Yes sorry should have put it in full Wilkinsons. You will have to hunt round for it or ask someone as not easy to find. :-D

Hazelx

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 23 Jan 2013 15:43

Have you got a Market where you live.I buy all mine in Leeds market only place for Haberdashery. :-D

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 23 Jan 2013 15:40

Oh thanks for that Ann & Tree

Will pop into Wilko (I presume you mean Wilkinsons) next time I am in the area.

Cheers

PP :-)

Treehunter

Treehunter Report 23 Jan 2013 15:34

Wilko do it i know as got some befor xmas :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 23 Jan 2013 15:33

Dunelm and House of Frazer

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 23 Jan 2013 15:32

Now that Woollies are no longer around where on earth can you buy this stuff.

I have pyjamas which need new waistband, I need 1/2" elastic, can I find it online?

NO

Why should I throw away a perfectly good pair of jimjam bottoms just because I cannot replace the elastic!!!!!

:-D