Lycra Fabric All Way Stretch | Emerald
A staple of activewear, classic true Lycra.
Perfect for athletic wear, dancewear and workout clothes our all-way stretch "Lycra" fabric is both ultra stretchy and outstandingly durable.
It hugs the body, providing unequalled support and comfort while drawing away moisture. Not just for swim and sportswear, it's a great choice for any project that calls for strength, stability and elasticity.
Lycra Fabric Info.
Classic all-way stretch Lycra fabric. Durable, ultra stretchy and moisture moderating the material is a staple in dance, sport and other activewear.
The fabric is priced per metre.
To order simply add metres to your basket - Lycra Orders will be cut as one continuous length up to the standard 15m full bolt option. Half metres are available by entering 0.5 (half metre), 1.5 (one and a half metres) etc.
Looking to buy Lycra in Bulk Wholesale Quantities? Please contact us for further information.
Recommended Sewing Thread
We recommend sewing with 120s General Purpose Sewing Thread – this has the ideal combination of strength and thickness. It is also perfect for hand or machine use and will still run even when sewing at high speeds.
This is the thread that is included when you 'add a matching thread' above.
We also stock an extensive range of 80s Bulk Thread, designed with stretch the thread is perfect for overlocking your Lycra seam. More info on the thread's page.
Sewing Your Lycra Fabric
Along with the actual Lycra & Jersey Fabrics, we are pleased to offer you all the 'bits and bobs' around the edges that make sewing 'stretch' easier and much more effective.
Needles - Stitch with Jersey Ballpoint Machine Needles. The ball of the needle parts the Jersey fibres rather than piercing them to help ensure the elastic quality remain intact.
Thread - Stitch with Empress 120s General Purpose Thread, this is a poly/cotton fibre. Alternatively, if you would prefer to work with a pure cotton option Empress 100% Cotton Thread will also stitch perfectly.
General Purpose Thread is included if you 'add a matching thread above'.
Interfacing - Vlieseline (Vilene) Stretch Interfacings are created especially for working with fabrics such as Jersey. They add a little more body to make sewing easier.
The manufacturer advises the following care instructions however we always advise testing a small piece first to make sure you are 100% happy.
Washable at 40°
Warm Tumble Dry
Do Not Bleach