Fabrics for March 2008More Knits! All three of the knits are matte jerseys with wonderful stretch and recovery lengthwise and crosswise. Very good drape with a smooth surface, these knits are perfect for awrap dress, A-line skirt, or T-shirt.60″94% Polyester 6% Spandex15.00Designer–Anne Klein Brown/Cream/Red/Black DotsPeacock Blue/Khaki Paisley PinwheelTurquoise/Olive Border PrintBorder is on both sides

Sewl MatesCream Pique58″100% Cotton8.00

Khaki Sateen50″97″Cotton 3% Lycra12.00

Turquoise Dupioni45″100% Silk15.00

Construction in ProgressStarting from the top going clockwise-Fusi-Knit interfacing, clear elastic,Gutermann thread 637, 675, 030

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Pattern Suggestions: Vogue 1027, 8422, McCalls 5468, 5579, 5484, Butterick 5174, 5101, Simplicity 4074, 3800Sewing Tip: All knits are not created equal. Some have more stretch than others. Be sure your knit is the right knit for the pattern. Read the fabric suggestions and follow them closely. You can also use the stretch guide found on the back of your pattern envelope.

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