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Underwear, Pajama and Lingerie Elastic
Underwear, Pajama and Lingerie Elastic

Underwear, Pajama and Lingerie Elastic

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Pajamas, boxers and many undergarments undergarments, usually have elastic that is stitched directly to the fabric and the elastic is worn against the skin. This is not an opportunity for "any old elastic". You want Pajama Elastic that is constructed for this purpose so that it will stretch and return to it's original size and shape for it to be comfortably worn. Buy Direct -- Pajama Elastic 1'' Wide 12 Yards-White

Plush Elastic is another option when the elastic will have direct contact with the skin. Plush Elastic can be stitched directly to the fabric with the plush or fuzzy side being exposed to contact with the body. Plush elastic is not suitable for swimwear! Buy Direct -- Plush Back Elastic 5/8'' Wide 1-1/4yd-White

The placement of undergarment elastic is important of the wearer to be comfortable. This elastic must breath to allow perspiration to escape and dry so skin problems do not happen. Undergarment, underwear, lingerie and hosiery elastic are all common names for the type of elastic you will need for a garment that the elastic will have direct contact with the skin. Baby Elastic is also a soft option. Buy Direct -- Lingerie Elastic 5/16'' W 1-1/2yd-White


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