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Heavy Buckram is what we use to make buckram hat frames.  Theatrical or Double Buckram is what is used to make Theatrical Hat Frames for theatres that are heavier for repeat use in plays or films.  Medium Buckram is used in draperies.

 
Franc Fernandez, hat designer for Lady Gaga, buckram frame in process.

Heavy Buckram

Instructions in the use of Black Heavy Buckram

 

Heavy Buckram

Size: 60" wide
Order # Buck H Black 60 5
Price: $10.60 USD per yard (5 yard roll)
$53.00 USD per  5 yard roll.

Heavy Buckram

Size: 60" wide
Order # Buck H White 60 5
Price: $10.60 USD per yard (5 yard roll)
$53.00 USD per  5 yard roll.

   

Heavy Buckram

Size: 60" wide
Order # Buck H Black 60 10
Price: $00.00 USD per yard (10 yard roll)
$00.00 USD per  10 yard roll.

Heavy Buckram

Size: 60" wide
Order # Buck H White 60 10
Price: $8.91 USD per yard (10 yard roll)
$89.10USD per 10 yard roll.

   

Heavy Buckram

Size: 30" wide
Order # Buck H Black 30 Yd
Price: $5.56 USD per yard
(2 yard min. per cut)

Heavy Buckram

Size: 60" wide
Order # Buck H White 60 Roll
Price: $7.50 USD per yard (50 yard min.
=one roll) $375.00 USD per roll.

   

Heavy Buckram

Size: 30" wide
Order # Buck H Black 30 Roll 30yd
Price: $ 4.61 USD per yard (30 yard roll)
$138.06 USD per roll.

Heavy Buckram

Size: 30" wide
Order # Buck H White 30 5
Price: $ 4.86 USD per yard (5 yard roll) $24.30 USD per roll.

   

Heavy Buckram

Size: 30" wide
Order # Buck H White 30 10
Price: $4.86 USD per yard (10 yard roll)
$48.60 USD per roll.

Heavy Buckram

Size: 30" wide
Order # Buck H White 30 Roll
Price: $ 4.56 USD per yard (50 yard min.=one roll) $228.00 USD per roll.

 
Used With:
Wet n Shape Wetting Board to help block into buckram frames (see below)
French Fleece to cover buckram frame (used instead of lining fabric, see below)
Lining Fabric to cover frame before adding final finishing fabric. (see below)
 

Medium Buckram

Color: White
Size: 22" Wide
Order# BUCK M Wht 20 Yd
Price: $4.30 USD per yd. (2 yd. min. per cut)


Medium Buckram

Size: 22" Wide
Order# BUCK M Wht 20 R
Price: $3.30 USD per yd. (30 yd. min.=one roll) $99.00 USD per roll.

Medium Buckram

Size: 45" Wide
Order# BUCK M Wht 60 Yd
Price: $8.00 USD per yd. (2 yd. min. per cut)

Out of Stock


Medium Buckram

Size: 45" Wide
Order# BUCK M Wht 60 R
Price: $7.00 USD per yd. (30 yd. min.=one roll) $210.00 USD per roll

 

Light Buckram

Color: White
Size: 20" Wide
Order# BUCK L Wht 20 Yd
Price: $3.98 USD per yd. (2 yd. min. per cut)


Light Buckram

Size: 20" Wide
Order# BUCK L Wht 20 R
Price: $2.98 USD per yd. (25 yd. min.=one roll) $74.50 USD per roll

Light Buckram

Size: 40" Wide
Order# BUCK L Wht 40 Yd
Price: $6.56 USD per yd. (2 yd. min. per cut)


Light Buckram

Size: 40" Wide
Order# BUCK L Wht 40 R
Price: $5.56 USD per yd. (25 yd. min.=one roll)

$139.00 USD per roll.
 

Crinoline

Order # CRINOLINE White
Order # CRINOLINE Black
Color: Black or White 38" wide

Price: $5.50 USD per yard (2 yard min. per cut)

Colors:
     


Crinoline in Black and White is now available by the roll

Order # CRINOLINE R White
Order # CRINOLINE R Black (Out of Stock)
Color: Black or White 38" wide

Price: $110.00 USD per 25 yard roll

Colors :
     

Crinoline in Black is now available in a 38" wide 50 yard roll.

Order # CRINOLINE R50 Black

Price: $200.00 USD per 50 yard roll

 
 

Theatrical Buckram

(double buckram) (2 yard min. per cut)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! A LEKO EXCLUSIVE!

Description: Buckram backed and fused with Crinoline. Used in Costume Hats for a sturdier frame.  The holes are open and easier to sew through than the Style 2 theatrical buckram.

Size: 38" wide

Order # BUCK TH 1 Y
Color: Black

Black: $20.00 USD per yard (2 yard min. per cut)

Colors:


BLACK Theatrical Buckram

Size: 38 " wide
Order # BUCK TH 1 R50
Color: Black
Price: Black: $19.00 USD per yard (50 yard roll) $950.00 USD per roll

Colors:

 

Theatrical Buckram 5 yd. Rolls

Size: 38 " wide
Order # Buck Th 2 White 5
Price: $16.50 USD per yard (5 yard roll) $82.50 USD per roll.

 


Theatrical Buckram 2 Rolls

Size: 38 " wide
Order # Buck Th White 2 R
Price: $15.00 USD per yard (25 yard roll) $375.00 USD per roll.

 

THANK you for the NICE foundation fleece I ordered from you last year, just used it on a hat and after putting my satin fabric on top of it, even my husband said how smooth the foundation was over the buckram.....LOVE the quality of your products.

French Fleece

French Fleece (10% wool and 90% rayon) is a thin layer of fleece interlaced with interlock stitching which allows you to STRETCH the fleece with ease over ones buckram frame before covering with fabric. Saves time. Time is money! Made in Germany.
Note: Use French Fleece in place of English Domette for a more modern improved application.
Color: White, Black  Size: 60" wide
Order # Buck Fr Fleece Wht
Order # Buck Fr Fleece Blk
Price: $25.90 USD per yard

Colors:

 

Lining Fabric

Order# HL Fabric Black
Used to make hat linings, line a buckram frame or line a garment.
100% Anti-Static Polyester
Machine wash warm delicate cycle, Use cool iron.
Color: Black, Size: 48" wide
Price: $5.99 USD per yard (2 yard min)

Out of Stock

 
 

1" wide French Elastic

Description: Bias cut crinoline used to edge buckram frames. Fold in half, apply over wire and stitch onto edge of wired buckram frame edge, starting in the back of the frame. Overlap French Elastic just past the beginning stitching.  Also used in reinforcing of seam joining crown and brim of Buckram Hat Frame.

Order # CR Fr E Y
White $0.95 USD per yd. 10 yd min.
Black $0.95 USD per yd. 10 yd min.

Colors:


Order # CR Fr E R37
White $23.00 USD per 37 yd.
Black $26.00 USD per 37 yd.

Colors:


Order # CR Fr E R50
White $30.00 USD per 50 yd.

Out of Stock

Order # CR Fr E R75
White $45.00 USD per 75 yd.
Black $53.00 USD per 75 yd.

Colors:

 

Heavy Buckram Ribbon
50 Yard Rolls
Order # BUCK Rib

1" wide
White: $9.00 USD per Roll
Black: $10.00 USD
per roll

Colors :
2" wide
White
$18.00 USD per roll
3" wide
White: $27.00 USD
per roll
Black: $28.00 USD
per roll
Colors:
4" Wide
White: $36.00 USD
per Roll
Black: $37.00 USD
per roll
Colors:
 

Vintage Chicken Wire

Color: White
Order # Buck C Wire Wht
Price: $10.00 USD per yd., 2 yd. min. per cut.

Out of Stock

 

Mosquito Netting

Order # Mosquito Net Y
Size: 30 yard bolts, 48" wide
Color: White
Price: $3.50 USD per yd., 2 yd. increment per cut


Order # Mosquito Net R
$2.30 USD per yd.
30 yd bolt min. $69.00 USD per roll.
 

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Foundation Fabrics Swatch Card

Order # SWATCH Foundation
$6.50 USD per swatch Card

 

Tutorial

How to Make a
1" Buckram Ribbon Halo Frame

Click Here

 

Tutorial

How to Make & Cover Hat Frames

Click Here

 

Tutorial

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