Product Description

Braided Elastic 5mm

Braided elastic is ideal for using in waistbands, sleeve hems and necklines, or any other project where the elastic is encased in fabric.  Also suitable for making an elastic attachment, for example, on facemasks.

This white elastic is sold in one-metre lengths. Add the number of metres you need. For example, if you need 3 metres, add 3 to your basket.

3mm and 7mm white elastic is also available by the metre, along with pre-packaged lengths of white and black elastic.


Key features:

  • Sold as: Metre lengths of elastic (part metre lengths are not available)
  • Composition: 58% Polyester, 42% Latex
  • Care instructions: Machine wash at 40 degrees, low heat tumble dry, cool iron
  • Matching products: 5mm and 7mm white Braided Elastic by the metre; 6mm, 9mm and 12mm white Braided Elastic in pre-packaged lengths; 20mm black Braided Elastic in 3m pack.



Length: sold by the metre

Width: 5mm


Delivery Information

Our standard delivery is FREE in the UK on all orders over £25.

More details are on the Delivery page

Ship to Store

Delivery to a Shaws shop is always FREE, select this option in your basket and we will contact you as soon as your order is ready for collection. Please allow about 3 days.


It’s easy to return a product with our 30 day, hassle free returns policy.

We will give you a full refund or exchange on any item that is returned to us unused and in a re-saleable condition, in its original packaging.

If your item arrived damaged or turns out to be faulty in any way, please contact us first so we can resolve this the best way for you as quickly as possible. Call us on 02920 837 610 or send an email to

For more information visit our Delivery and Returns page.

ELASTIC 5mm – per metre


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