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- Subject: Re: Raffia
- From: Gwen J Miller <gwenjm@GOSHEN.EDU>
- Date: Wed, 28 Jul 1999 09:46:20 -0500
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You might try florists shops. They use this to decorate vases. gwen
>Good morning all:
>I use raffia to make Japanese style bindings. I used to find long, strong,
>natural - colored raffia at Michaels, the craft store. Yesterday I went in to
>replenish my stock and found only short clippings. Their raffia seemed like
>it had been treated with some strong chemicals because it was extremely weak.
>Any ideas on where I could find the good kind? Also, are there any
>substitutes for raffia - natural materials which still have the same look?
>Thank you my friends,
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