by contessasophie 12 Nov 2014

Hi,

I was wondering if any one knows a cheaper alternative to the stabelizer "no show mesh". I am doing a few projects that say to use it and it is becoming quite expensive. Am interested if there is an alternative available. I am in Australia.
Looking forward to hearing from someone.
Thanks

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by babash 14 Nov 2014

Meant to say I have had good results with Dressmakers interfacing. Sometimes I want to make something and it will be when the shops are shut.
You didn't say what type of fabric you are using so bit hard to say what would work for you. If you are in a major city you could try Spotlight or Lincraft. I have a fabulous shop near by that is like an Alladins cave. If anyone is from Brisbane I will tell you where.

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contessasophie by contessasophie 30 Nov 2014

Thanks

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by babash 14 Nov 2014

Check out Marathon Threads Australia. They are in Melbourne and you can order on line.

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contessasophie by contessasophie 30 Nov 2014

Thanks will do.

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by danababes 13 Nov 2014

I'm in Australia too and I buy mine from Designs By Sick because even with the postage cost, it still works out cheaper than buying here in Oz.

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contessasophie by contessasophie 30 Nov 2014

Thanks will look into that.

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by lilylady 13 Nov 2014

At our retreats (the last 2 years), our dealer had us use a iron on interfacing, because it was so expensive to use no show mesh, for our quilts. It is at JoAnn's for .99cents a yard. I don't know what material your putting it on, we used it on calico's for the quilts. I have used it for other things since. If you have a JoAnn's and have a 50% off coupon, cheap. I just tried to take a picture of bolt, but it won't come in clear. Hope this helps. Sandy

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lilylady by lilylady 13 Nov 2014

the bolt end says
Pellon Apparel interfacing-Basic 100% polyester

contessasophie by contessasophie 30 Nov 2014

Thank you very much

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by pennifold 13 Nov 2014

Hi Sophie, I buy all my stabilisers from CreekCreations in Melbourne Victoria and have found them very professional with the promptness of their delivery. I don't know where you live in Australia, but you could give them a call. Love Chris

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contessasophie by contessasophie 30 Nov 2014

Thanks

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by graceandham 13 Nov 2014

I'm thinking, find it in quantity for a better price. My source is sewingmachine. com and their prices are great on stabilizers and thread big cones. Good luck and happy stitching.

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contessasophie by contessasophie 30 Nov 2014

Thank you

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by dollygk 13 Nov 2014

Hi contessa.... did you think to search on line for "no show mesh alternative"? You might find your answer!

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contessasophie by contessasophie 30 Nov 2014

Thanks

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