Stretch out your projects with sewing elastic in a variety of sizes and colors! From handmade face masks, to clothing waist bands, bracelets, scrunchies & more, there’s no limit to the fun projects you can make with our wide selection of sewing elastic. Browse our sewing elastic and colored elastic for sewing below!
Back in the day, sewing elastic was mainly for holding up your homemade pants, but nowadays, there are many different types of elastic for sewing with many different uses. For example, we carry a beautiful spectrum of colored elastic for sewing to use as apparel accents and in sewing projects, not just your typical black elastic, white elastic, or gray elastic. Now there’s green elastic too!
And aside from colors, what are types of elastic? Missouri Star has many types of elastic for sewing including woven elastic, braided elastic, nylon-banded elastic, and knit elastic. So, what is the best elastic for sewing? It depends on your project.
If you need your elastic to go the extra mile, grab an elastic spool. This 1/4 inch elastic for sewing is great for batch projects like scrunchies, masks, clothing, bags, crafting, and more. Thinner 1/8 inch elastic for sewing is also great for crafting and mask-making.
Now, if you were going to use elastic in garment sewing and you want an elastic fabric band, non roll knit elastic is going to be great. You’ll typically want thicker than 1 inch elastic for sewing waistbands. And here’s a fun project for you, a cute Knit Skirt with an easy elastic waistband:
Let’s be honest. The worst thing when it comes to waistbands is when they roll over, so you’ll want to know does knit elastic roll? Do yourself a favor and grab non rolling elastic. What does non-roll elastic look like? It has a vertical ribbed pattern on it that keeps the elastic from folding over. How do you sew non-roll elastic? Check out the tutorial above and find out!
If you’re looking for the best elastic for sewing, check out our selection here at Missouri Star. We have popular elastic rolls for sewing, both thin and wide elastic for sewing projects, and a lovely range of colored elastic. When you want to buy sewing elastic online, you’ll find what you need right here.
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