Swiss straw is a great substitute for natural raffia – try it for wing buds on Caddis/Sedge pupa patterns. It does not change colour and holds its shape well when is wet. Bag of 4 yds. Available in 15 colors.
The Scud Back is an elastic material, translucent, very tough, for mounting abdomens of nymphs of caddisflies, back of Gammarus, top of shrimp, etc.. Available in a bag yd. and a choice of two sizes and 13 colors