Fabrics for August 2009Blueberry/White Eyeletsku# C00157″100% Cotton20.00Designer-Maggy London

Finish the last days of summer with this gorgeous white blouse weight eyelet with blueberry ikat medallions. Each Medallion is 6.5″ wide and 6.5″ long. Make a Tory Burch inspired tunic to wear with blue jeans or white city shorts.Sewl Mates

Denim (non stretch)sku# C2112008357″100% Cotton17.00Construction in Progress

YKK invisible zipper #501Gutermann thread #257Buttons: Blue Pearl (4-hole) 9/16″ $.40Stardust (shank) 7/16″ $.45Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 4/08 #130

Pattern Suggestion: Butterick 5218, 5390, McCalls 5804, 5878, Simplicity 2933, 3535, Vogue 1103, 8577Sewing Tip: Use silk organza for interfacing.

White/White Stripe Shirtingsku# CE00258″98% Cotton 2% Elastine18.00Designer-Anne Klein

Everybody needs a great white shirt and this fabric fits the bill. This white with white stripe stretch jacquard is dress weight. It’s best suited for a blouse worn on the outside.Sewl Mates

Black/White Mini Houndstoothsku# W1110206360″100% Worsted Wool18.00

Construction in Progress

YKK Invisible Zipper #501Gutermann thread #020Buttons: Sunburst (shank on left) 7/8″ $1.75Dainty (shank on right) 7/16″ $1.75Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 4/09 #104

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5186, 5300, McCalls 5138, 5145, Simplicity 2584, 2633, Vogue 2967, 8322Sewing Tip: Be sure to interface any areas you want to topstitch.

Turquoise/Teal Stretch Piquesku# CS00342″97% Cotton 3% Spandex17.00Designer-Maggy London

Geranium/Violet Stretch Piquesku#CS00442″97% Cotton 3% Spandex17.00Designer-Maggy London

I love bold colors! They work for late summer and transition into fall. The colors are Turquoise/Teal/White and Geranium/Violet/White on a stretch pique. The print is a highly stylized floral and leaf. Make a fabulous pencil skirt, sheath dress or jacket.Sewl Mates

White on White Stripe Shirting (see above)Construction in Progress

Gutermann thread #744, #245Buttons: Cheerios (4-hole) 7/8″ $1.25, Caribbean (tunnel shank) 3/4″ $.85YKK Invisible Zipper #538

YKK Invisible Zipper #820Buttons: Gumdrop 1-1/8 $6.50 7/8″ $6.00Gutermann thread #914, #390Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 3/09 #104

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5277, 5333, McCalls 5845, 5878, Simplicity 2588, 2636, Vogue 1025, 8184Sewing Tip: Stabalize the zipper seam allowance with a 3/4″ wide fusible interfacing.

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