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Knicker Elastic!!! Grrrrr

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Island

Island Report 23 Jan 2013 22:34

Try asking for elastic. Knicker elastic is too narrow for a waist hem and is probably not called that any more.

Fabric shops, haberdashery in department stores, market, craft shops, haberdashers online........loads of suppliers.

Wend

Wend Report 23 Jan 2013 22:54

I've just put some knicker elastic in a pair of 007's pyjama bottoms :-D

They've been at the bottom of my 'mending' pile for 2 years :-0

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 23 Jan 2013 22:56

The best elastic is the one made for swimwear.

Look for a shop that stocks lots of stretch fabric, especially lycra.

:-D

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 23 Jan 2013 23:03


Do you have a place near you which does alterations and mending?

We have a little shop near us which does that but also sells buttons, ribbon, bows, velcro etc plus knicker lazzi, in fact all sizes of lazzi.
I recently replaced the lazzi in the waist of my beach shorts. :-D

Island

Island Report 23 Jan 2013 23:16

Wend, 007s jama bottoms will be falling down in no time :-0 :-0

hang on........007, jama bottoms? :-0

Wend

Wend Report 23 Jan 2013 23:21

Whaddya mean? They'll see 'im out now, if nothing gets shaken or stirred :-D

Edit - just made meself larf :-D

MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 23 Jan 2013 23:26

Must bad if you laugh at you own jokes ...... :-S

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 23 Jan 2013 23:48

http://www.discounthaberdashery.co.uk/Elastic/13mm-half-inch-Elastic/prod_43.html

Unfortunately it's £3 delivery charge... :-(

Island

Island Report 23 Jan 2013 23:51

You made me larf too Wend :-D Are they stripey or paisley?

or spiderman? :-D :-D

She's a bad bad gal Mr M ;-) :-D

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 23 Jan 2013 23:52

Every time I see the heading on this thread I have to laugh :-D

Knicker Elastic!!! Grrrrr......I immediately think of Les Dawson ;-) :-D :-D

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 24 Jan 2013 07:31

Having lost a bit of weight round my middle, I am having to replace elastic in lots of clothes, skirts, pj trousers etc and I have been getting mine in Sainsburys. They do varying widths and black or white. I could re use the elastic in the clothes if they didn't have this stupid way of stitching the elastic to the fabric so you can't just pull it through and alter it. Now my waistbands are thicker cos I have to leave the original elastic in and then add a second piece that's shorter. The thing that annoyed me most was the washing instructions : To sustain elasticity it is recommended to handwash only! How daft is that?

Lizx

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 25 Jan 2013 19:44

Just been reading through the threads - for those who were talking about Ladybird clothes for kids

Woolworths still trades online and you can still buy the Ladybird brand from there.

I only wanted to know where to get new 'knicker' elastic !!!!

Really miss Woolies......