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Thread: Cording for piping.

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    Senior Member Weezy Rider's Avatar
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    Cording for piping.

    I'm looking for filler cording for piping. I usually use it for clothes. I found Piping hot binding, every place has the book, but I've only seen 2 places with refills for the cord! I don't need the book or tool, just the cord.

    One place was Amazon, the other Northern. I would like to buy a whole spool.

    If no one has the refill cord, and you can't find a substitute, then what good is the book if it only comes with 5 yds of cord?

    I've been searching all over the web for 3 days and most of the stuff I want comes from outside the US.
    OZ in particular. I can't buy anything locally. If it isn't mostly good fabric in fat quarter bundles or fleece, forget it.

    I'd prefer a store that sold more than just notions. Anyone have a link?

    Thanks

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    Joann, when I worked there we had all kinds of spools with different sizes.
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    I compared the cord size included w/ the Piping Hot Binding kit to some on a spool at Hancock Fabrics. When it was on sale I could get it for less than what Susan Cleveland wants for a spool on her website. I just bought like 15 yards.

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    Well....I didn't know what cording was...so I used my husbands roll of pink skinny rope that he uses to measure
    distance when setting up his bow hunting target....he has never asked me if I have seen where that went...haha
    I bet a hardware store has different thicknesses of that stuff too....I'm all for improvising since we don't have a
    sewing shop here!!

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    Does the piping hot binding use a specidal kind of cord? I've seen smaller quantities of filler cord at Joann. Home Sew has it in 10 and 50yd bundles - or maybe the 50-yd is a spool? http://www.homesew.com/pf1.html I used to buy a lot from them years ago and they were are very good mail order company!

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    Oh Kat 13, you're bad! ha. But you know how to manuever. We have to do whatever it takes to get our sewing done, right? Barny

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    You can buy the exact same cording used with the Piping Hot Binding tool on Jhittle.com.

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    Atlanta thread sells in 10# reels
    http://www.wawak.com/products/search...ping&x=14&y=12
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    I have used what they call "rat tail" cording for putting in piping. It is fairly cheap and most fabric stores like Joanne's should carry it.

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