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
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
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
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