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Unread 12-01-2011, 03:55 PM   #1
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Crinoline, hoop skirt

I want to make a hoop skirt which will probably take around 20 yards of hoop boning. It will be showing so it can;t be made ofa substitute material. The cheapest I found for a 3/4 inch wide boning was $75 for a 25 yard roll. Please Halp!
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Unread 12-01-2011, 06:58 PM   #2
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EDIT: better info

Check this out. Thin metal strapping, which should just about do you. The narrower stuff is much cheaper; I've seen rolls like that in the plumbing sections of all the big-box hardware stores around here.
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Unread 12-06-2011, 09:50 PM   #3
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This site might help in the construction of your hoop.
Also this site may still sell kits and patterns or just patterns.
I know some sutler sell both cloth covered and caged crinolines of all sorts. Quality varies greatly.
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