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amiemoo
« on: April 16, 2005 12:40:19 AM »

Long time reader, first time poster.  What I'm really wanting to know is: does anyone know if/where I can buy freezer paper in Australia?  I've tried Coles and Woolworths and the only thing I found that was even remotely similar was Glad Go-Between, which is more of a freezer film than a paper.  I have no idea if that stuff will work, but my guess is probably not.  I've also searched eBay, but I'm saving that for my final resort.  If anyone can help, it would be much appreciated.
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damaged_paperdoll
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2005 08:26:04 PM »

My husband is Australian and he said that you can get wax paper or freezer paper at the Supermarket.  He mentioned Woolworth's so maybe you just looked over it???  He wasn't sure what it's called there but when I say wax paper he knows what I'm talking about.  It should be near the al foil at the Supermarket or an art supply store.  Maybe you should ask someone that works there?
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amiemoo
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2005 01:39:10 AM »

I did another thorough check of Woolworths today and came up with nothing.  There's plenty of wax paper, but no freezer paper (I've heard that wax paper doesn't work well for stencilling??).  My sister used to work there and she says she's never heard of it before.
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sophia.
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2005 07:18:28 PM »

i also bought glad go-between, thinking it was freezer paper. it definitely will not work. wax paper doesn't work either. i've been searching for about a year for this stuff (i live in sydney, by the way) and there's absolutely nothing. i've decided just to use clear plastic and see how that goes. if you do find it at a craft store or something, please tell me!  Smiley
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amiemoo
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2005 07:43:32 PM »

So far, the only freezer paper I've found in Australia is made by C Jenkins and there are only three distributors nation wide (two in NSW and one in WA).  http://www.punchwithjudy.com.au/ sells it online, but at $AU20+postage for fifty 8.5x11inch sheets (I think that's about the equivalent of a 10m roll), it's not exactly cheap.  Oz Quilts Australia sells the same product on eBay for $AU16+postage.  I'd say that's about the best we Aussies are going to get.
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pickledkitty
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2005 08:13:12 PM »

Not like this helps any, but I am willing to send freezer paper, if someone would like to send something else in reply;p
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tigergirl
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2006 04:22:56 PM »

OK - has there been any update on anyone finding better sources in oz yet?
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littlem
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2006 08:21:53 PM »

I saw some of this at the craft fair in April, but didn't buy any thinking it would be easy to buy at Woolies/Coles. Nup.

Any one found a good sources yet?
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amiemoo
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2006 09:32:53 PM »

I recently heard someone say that Spotlight stocked the C Jenkins freezer paper, although I haven't checked for myself.  Other than that I saw a 15m roll on eBay for $21(inc. post).  Seems pretty ridiculous for something so simple.
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« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2006 06:27:38 AM »

Why couldn't you iron a regular piece of typing paper with your image to one side of the wax paper, cut out your image and then iron the waxy side to the shirt?  Kind of make your own freezer paper?

Anyway I've also seen it sold at quilt shops here in the States for doing appliques. It's a bit more expensive but a little goes a long way so with a roll it should last quite a while.

Hope this helps. Smiley
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