Fabrics for August 200844″96% Cotton 4% Elastic15.00Designer–Anne KleinThis is a beautiful stretch cotton shirting from Anne Klein. It has a very fine faille weave in a rich black color with a matte finish. Great for a blouse or shirtwaist dress.

Sewl Mates

50″97% Cotton 3% Spandex15.00Black print stretch cotton sateenConstruction in Progress

Coats thread #1 Buttons-White/Brown Shell with Black rim 11/16″ $2.75, Black jet 7/16″ $.35, Black knot 5/8″ $.63, Fusi KnitSweet Inspiration

(BWOF 1/2008 #125)

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 4457, 4985, McCalls 5378, 5664, Simplicity 3560, 3789, Vogue 8353, 8515Sewing Tips: Try a flat fell seam finish when sewing cotton shirting.

47″97% Cotton 3% Spandex17.00Designer–Perry EllisThese wonderful stretch cotton corduroys from Perry Ellis fit right in with the country chic trend. The soft, baby cord fabric would look great in a jacket/coat or skirt.

Taupe/Garnet/Shell Pink/Citron

Navy/Apple Green/Turquoise/TaupeSewl Mates

50″97% Cotton 3% Spandex13.00Shell Pink, Garnet Red

65″100% Cotton Denim17.00Construction in Progress

Fusi Knit, Buttons-Taupe/Gold 7/8″ $3.10, Red/Gold 3/4″ $2.50, Frosted Red/Gold 3/4 $1.75, Gutermann thread #511

Fusi Knit, Buttons-Taupe/Gold Chain 7/8″ $4.60, Navy/Gold 7/8″ $5.00, Dark Iridescent Pearl/Gold 7/8″ $1.75, Gutermann thread #279Sweet Inspiration

(BWOF 2/2008 #130)

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5252, 5253, McCalls 5186, 5717, Simplicity 2807, 2858, Vogue 2991, 8123Sewing Tip: Use a needle board or self fabric when pressing corduroy.

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