More Fabrics for March 200953″66% Linen 33% Viscose 1% Elastine21.00Designer–Canvasback

When you see linen fabric you know spring is here! This dress weight stretch linen is in the #1 color for spring- yellow. Wear this with other brights like turquoise, orange and fuchsia or tone it down with brown, khaki, navy and grey.Sewl Mates

54″100% Cotton (white)17.00Designer Anne Klein56″96% Cotton 4% Lycra (print)Was 12.00 Now 6.00

Construction in Progress

Rayon lining, Buttons-cream/yellow/orange/purple 7/8″ $6.00, yellow glass 7/8″ $3.00, Ykk invisible zipper #503, Gutermann thread #805, Rayon hem tape, Sheer fusible tricot interfacingSweet Inspiration

BWOF 5/2008 #108B (skirt)

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5277, 5317, McCalls 5052, 5817, Simplicity 2648, 2701, Vogue 1089, 1099Sewing Tip: The addition of lycra helps to reduce the wrinkling of linen.

58″59% Cotton 27% Viscose 10% Nylon 4% Polyester25.00Designer– Canvasback

This gorgeous boucle’ fabric from Italy is soft and drapey to the touch. The colors range from soft lemon to sunshine yellow and peach to paprika with a touch of cream. This boucle’ is perfect to use the Chanel jacket techniques from Threads magazine #121 Oct/Nov ’05 and #128 Dec/Jan ’07. Make a jacket out of this boucle’ and a sheath dress with the yellow linen above for a dressed up look. Dress down the same jacket with a pair of jeans or khaki skirt.Sewl Mates

(see linen above)Construction in Progress

Rayon lining, Buttons-Gold 7/8″ $4.00 Pearl/Gold 1″ $4.30, Gutermann #460, Ykk invisible zipper #507, Armo weft interfacingSweet Inspiration

(BWOF 2/2008) #105

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5147, 5336, McCalls5481, 5756, New Look 6852, Simplicity 5914, Vogue 1067, 7975Sewing Tip: Unravel the yarns from this fabric and braid your own matching trim.

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