In the next town over they open a $1 Tree store. Now I have been in them other places and have found some cool fly tying materials on the cheap. (Repurpose :) ) On this occassion the had packs of colored plastic tensile/grass. One pack was pearl It is the same stuff you use from the shops for wingcases, lateral lines, underbodies, and you get the idea. A dollar buys a lot of the stuff.