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Eileen Foster04/11/2018 17:48:49
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good evening ladies. I have been asked to make an apron for a present and the lady has said she wants it in ticking. my memory of ticking is the stuff that used to be used as a cover on mattresses.

my question is: is ticking too stiff to use or does it come in different weights like calico does?

thanks in advance


rosemary Rosenfeld04/11/2018 22:04:45
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Sorry ​Eileen....I can't help you with that! Rx

Margaret S05/11/2018 09:18:21
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As I understand it, ticking is a striped, close or twill weave fabric that comes in different weights. Some of it can be like a board whilst others are much softer. Think light canvas sort of weight. Hope that helps. A google search will show you possibilities.


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