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Fossil Foil Print Spandex 02 Black Red


Regular price $31.99 / Yard

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  • Details
  • Hand
  • Luster
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Care

The Fossil Foil Print Spandex is a nylon spandex with an amazing reptilian pattern of metallic foil in a series of eye-catching colors on contrasting black backgrounds. The various vibrant colors of metallic foil on a black background make the stretchy fabric perfect for dance wear, costumes and swimsuits. The spandex in the high-quality, imported fossil foil fabric allows for comfort and ease of movement, making it durable enough to withstand wear and tear from athletic pursuits.

Content:
80% Nylon 20% Spandex

Structure:
Imported Fabric
First Quality Fabric
58 Inches Wide

Hand:
Soft and stretchy hand

Luster:
This fabric has some sheen

Tips and Tricks:

  • Use with nap cutting layout (i.e. all pattern pieces laid out in the same direction) so all pattern pieces reflect light the same way and shading is prevented
  • Crosswise stretch should go horizontally across the body
  • For cutting, lay out fabric on dressmaker’s cutting board, hold down pattern pieces w/fabric weights and trace around pattern pieces with a sharp rotary cutter. This allows for more precise cutting with knit fabrics.
  • If cutting with shears, pin pattern pieces with thin, sharp pins (try our extra fine pins)
  • If interfacing is needed, use lightweight fusible knit interfacing
  • Use a ballpoint (stretch) needle when machine sewing
  • Use a knit stitch to maintain stretch – chainstitch is ideal, but you can also use overlock (serger) to sew seams without additional stitch
  • If you have to use a regular straight lockstitch, lower your stitch size (8-10 stitched per inch  is a good estimate, but it’s best to experiment on a test swatch before sewing), and gently stretch the fabric while sewing to maintain stretch. Steam seams on lower (polyester/nylon) setting to eliminate unwanted puckering. You may want to use a pressing cloth if you have a particularly hot iron.
  • Use self-binding, overlock (serger) or a roll-back hem with coverstich for hems and edges

Care:
Wash cold on gentle cycle or hand wash in cold water, hang dry.


80% Nylon 20% Spandex
Imported Fabric
First Quality Fabric
58 Inches Wide



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