More Fabrics for August 2009Paprika/Dark Plum Brocadesku# P300560″100% Polyester18.00Designer-Vera Wang

Start your morning with a meeting at the office and end your evening with cocktails wearing this sophisticated brocade. Light weight and reversible, make a jacket/dress combination or a skirt like Vera Wang (see below). The random circles are in shades of paprika and dark plum.Sewl Mates

Use the reverse sideConstruction in Progress

Rayon Hem Tape-Burnt OrangeButton-Brick Dust 7/8″ $6.30YKK invisible zipper # K045Gutermann thread #940, #570

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Burda Style 10/08 #116A

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5292, 5396, McCalls 5753, 5818, New Look 6736, Simplicity 2798, Vogue 1118, 8562Sewing Tip: Use a press cloth and the poly/rayon heat setting on your iron when pressing.

Electric Violet Dotsku# C200655″100% Cotton$20.00Designer-Ellen Tracy

Shades of purple are everywhere this fall. This is a light weight faille with raised dots that form a paisley pattern. Make a blouse (worn on the outside), dress or jacket (back with a light weight interfacing).Sewl Mates

Eggshell white 3-ply sueded silksku# S1081806344″100% Silk$18.00Construction in Progress

Coats thread #378YKK invisible zipper #526Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 8/09 #128

Pattern Suggestion: Butterick 5317, 5392, McCalls 5591, 5927, Simplicity 2512, 2588, Vogue 1026, 8503Sewing Tip: Cut all pattern pieces with a one way layout.

Reptile Brocadesku# CP200757″88% Cotton 12% Polyester$25.00Designer-Dana Buchman

Animal prints are on trend for fall 2009. A dark chocolate and latte reptile print is perfect for suits, vests, light weight coats or sheath dresses. You may need extra yardage to match the print.Sewl Mates

Brown/Black Heather Knitsku# VNE3011909361″95% Viscose 4%Nylon 1% Elastic$27.00Designer-Eileen FisherConstruction in Progress

Rayon Hem Tape-Deep BrownGutermann thread #587, #512Button-Granite 13/16″ $2.80Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 8/09 #120

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5249, 5399, McCalls 5887, 5935, Simplicity 2543, 2556, Vogue 8480, 8604Sewing Tip: Cut on a single fold to accurately match the print.

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