I know what you mean I am in the same Mode as you..Infact I just went and bought more fabric for 2 more. :LOL I need variety.
Originally Posted by snowflake
For straps - make it ONE piece for each two straps, kwim? So there's not any chance of it breaking off / coming off.
Originally Posted by Matanuska Motherlode
Pictures will be posted, but not until Saturday. My husband took the camera with him to the Bush this week. I have three brocade and three cotton ones. One of the cotton fabrics is a fun pink/green urban camouflage that is just too cute! Another cotton one is a patchwork cowboy theme that is really neat. I really don't need any more fabric. Really.
Originally Posted by pbandj
I saw some really nice brocade at Joanns and want to make a mei tai, but wondering what to use for the straps. Would corduroy work? What type of thread do you use, and what type of stitch?
Originally Posted by art4babies
I don't see why corduroy wouldn't work, but the thinner (pinwale for example) might be more comfortable. If you want to use more expensive/good thread, then I recommend Gutermann. A straight-stitch works great - t hat way you don't have to mess with the edges of the fancy stitches to make sure they don't run off the edge.