Elastic

Knitted, Braided, Non-rolled? How Do I Choose Elastic?

Braided elastic is lightweight and it narrows or curls when it is stretched. It can be inserted in a casing or sewn directly to the wrong side of the fabric. Braided elastic is manufactured using a composition of materials such as polyester and rubber and is most often inserted in waistbands, sleeves, necklines and leg bands. Since it's made with coverings & rubbers, braided elastic is more shrink resistant and will often be unaffected by chlorine and salt water.

Knitted elastic resists curling when stretched and is a very soft and comfortable option used in a variety of applications including waistbands, gloves, suspenders, belts, face mask straps, sporting goods, sweatbands, horse blankets, elastic pockets, and swimsuits.

Non-roll woven elastic remains flat and unrolled. It's great for waistbands in skirts, slacks, shorts, pajama or legging waistbands, children's clothing, and sports bras, It's a firmer medium weight elastic that resists rolling or twisting. Shrink resistant, machine wash and dry and usually unaffected by chlorine bleach.

Elastic thread and cord is comfortable against the skin and has optimal give. It is small in size making it superior for doll clothes and baby sewing. It is also commonly used to make loops as buttonholes.

How to order: At goldstartool.com we offer small rolls or large spools of braided, knitted, and non-roll elastic, in addition to elastic thread and cord. Below is a list of recommended widths for different applications.

  • Waistbands -- 3/4" to 1" wide from most garments. 1/2" may be wide enough on lightweight children's clothing.
  • Necklines- 1/8" to 1/4"
  • Sleeves -- 1/8" to 1/2"
  • Swimwear -- 1/4" to 3/4"

Products

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Bra Straps, Invisible Soft Clear Replacement Shoulder Straps Transparent & Removable

Bra Straps, Invisible Soft Clear Replacement Shoulder Straps Transparent & Removable
Our price: $2.00
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Clear Elastic (Silicone Elastin)

Clear Elastic (Silicone Elastin)
Our price: $9.98



Latex (Rubber) Elastic for Swimwear

Latex (Rubber) Elastic for Swimwear
Our price: $5.99



30 Yards Elastic Thread

30 Yards Elastic Thread
Our price: $0.99



3000 Yards Elastic Thread

3000 Yards Elastic Thread
Our price: $16.95



55 Yard Elastic Cord

55 Yard Elastic Cord
Our price: $8.99



Full Spool Braided Elastic

Full Spool Braided Elastic
Our price: $14.99
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Small Roll Knitted Elastic

Small Roll Knitted Elastic
Our price: $12.99



Full Spool Knitted Elastic

Full Spool Knitted Elastic
Our price: $24.99



Small Roll Non-Roll Woven Elastic

Small Roll Non-Roll Woven Elastic
Our price: $12.99



Small Roll Non-Roll Ribbed Elastic

Small Roll Non-Roll Ribbed Elastic
Our price: $12.99



Small Roll Woven Elastic Girdle/Sport

Small Roll Woven Elastic Girdle/Sport
Our price: $12.99



Small Roll Non-Roll Lightweight Crochet Elastic

Small Roll Non-Roll Lightweight Crochet Elastic
Our price: $12.99



Draw Cord with Elastic

Draw Cord with Elastic
Our price: $19.99



Full Spool 100% Cotton Charcoal Flat Drawstring/Hoodie Cord

Full Spool 100% Cotton Charcoal Flat Drawstring/Hoodie Cord
Our price: $59.99

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1/4" Clear Hanger Tape (By Yard)

1/4" Clear Hanger Tape (By Yard)
Our price: $0.49
Market price: $2.00 save 76%



Dritz Set of Two Drawstring Threader

Dritz Set of Two Drawstring Threader
Our price: $3.99

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1/2" Fold-Over Elastic (by yard)

1/2" Fold-Over Elastic (by yard)
Our price: $0.49
Market price: $2.49 save 80%



3/4" Plush Back Satin Elastic

3/4" Plush Back Satin Elastic
Our price: $0.75
Market price: $2.50 save 70%



Decorative White Elastic Trim (by yard)

Decorative White Elastic Trim (by yard)
Our price: $0.49
Market price: $4.99 save 90%



Dritz (3 pc) Elastic Threaders

Dritz (3 pc) Elastic Threaders
Our price: $3.49

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