Where can we find Doe Suede, or something very close to it?
I checked out Jo-Ann's...Nada!!!
Ever since Guilford Mills stopped making Doe Suede dollmakers have been looking for substitutes. The best ones are found online from the doll shops. Here are four that carry Cara Bucksuede, which seems to be the most popular of the new 'doe suedes':
Dollmakers Ink Laura offers a *free sample* on her website.
Joggles also has a fabric called Deer Suede that Barb says replaces the Guilford Mills Doe suede. It is my understanding that the Bucksuede has a bit of a heavier hand than the old Doe Suede. None of the fabrics have a true stretch, just a slight give.
Hope this helps,