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    Where to buy hammock fabric?

    Hey guys,

    I am wanting to make my first DIY hammock. I looked at Wal-Mart and Hobby Lobby but I didn't find anything? Where do you all get most of your fabric from? I am wanting to make a double layer.

    Also any tips might help, if you have any.

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    I really like the folks over at DIYGearSupply.com.
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    Quote Originally Posted by breyman View Post
    I really like the folks over at DIYGearSupply.com.
    +1 on DIYGearsupply. I have always gotten my fabrics from Scott. Some folks are making hammocks from Crinkle taffeta tablecloths. They go to tableclothsfactory.com. I understand they are heavier than you might want if you are a backpacker. Scott sells pre-made blanks of the same stuff at DIYgearsupply too.

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    Hancock Fabrics in Rome and JoAnn Fabrics in Dalton are also good places to find ripstop nylon and mosquito netting, organza and tulle if you're a Need-it/Want-it-now kind of person. We have found that most of the ripstop nylon they carry is 1.9 oz/square yard. Good luck!
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    Tableclothsfactory.com 126x60

    http://www.tableclothsfactory.com/ta...shes-s/132.htm

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    A local fabric shop is a good place to start, but some don't carry rip stop nylon and when they do it's pricey. If you are buying a quantity, "fabricsupplier" on eBay has good pricing and fast delivery. This is an option to the ones mentioned before.
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    +1 DiYGearsupply. I have even sent him emails and he had stuff not no his website that he sold me as seconds. I have never been able to tell the differance between firsts and seconds with his stuff.

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    I ordered some material from onlinefabricstore.net today. $5 a yard for 1.9oz ripstop is hard to beat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thom View Post
    I ordered some material from onlinefabricstore.net today. $5 a yard for 1.9oz ripstop is hard to beat.
    Price looks good and free shipping for over $50. Anyone have experience with this site?

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