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« on: June 19, 2007 01:32:50 PM »

today at my fabric shop, there was a sale of jersey tubes.
they were pretty cheap, but what can you do with them?

« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2007 05:39:15 PM »

Do you mean tubular jersey? You can just go ahead and slit it, and use your yardage for any pattern that calls for a jersey knit.

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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2007 01:13:58 AM »

well thats rather unexciting  Wink
i thought there was a special reason they made it a tube?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2007 04:16:27 AM »

I know a few people on Craftster have mentioned using it for a no-seam Infinity Dress...

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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2007 12:10:04 PM »

I've found it makes cuting 2 of something easier Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2007 09:18:11 PM »

OMG! Thanks for the Infinity link! I was wondering where everyone knew about this from...

Anyway, the reason why it comes in a tube is that it is knit fabric, and most of the time when something is knitted, it is in the circular/tube shape. This is especially true with mass produced knits. My mom had a "knitting machine" where you turn the handle, and a series of hooks revolve around moving up and down... it was awesome, and I wish I had it!
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2007 10:26:44 AM »

ah,ok, it seems logical that its tubical beause of the production process

and i would love to use it for the infinity dress, i like that.

thanks for your answers
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