More New Fabric for February 2010

SKU 2034

Spring-Time Cotton Sateen


97% Cotton 3% Spandex


Designer-Betsy Johnson


This is a fun, pucci-inspired print from Betsy Johnson.  Spring colors of white, pink, fuchsia, taupe, soft yellow and black on a dress weight stretch cotton sateen.  Make a day dress, pencil skirt or spring jacket.

Sewl Mates


SKU CV4028 

Timeless Taupe




Construction in Progress


Thread: Gutermann #020

Invisible Zipper:  YKK #501

Buttons: White/Gold Nailhead 11/16″ $1.15, 7/8″ $1.65

Rayon Hem Tape: White

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Burda Style 07/09  #111

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5353, 5453, McCalls 4440, 6042, Simplicity 2564, 2703, Vogue 8184, 8612 

Sewing Tip: Use a very small zig zag stitch (like you use for knits) if you are having trouble with seams breaking.

SKU CVE4033 

French Pink Knit


68% Cotton 30% Viscose 2% Elastine


Designer-Eileen Fisher


This is a comfy T-shirt knit.  Cotton in feel, it has good crosswise stretch and no lengthwise stretch.  Perfect for tops/dresses with tucks or gathers. 

Sewl Mates

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Construction in Progress


Machine Needles: Schmetz Stretch  

Thread: Gutermann #307

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Burda Style 02/2010 #122B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5029, 5313, McCalls 6031, 6036, Simplicity 2603, 2956, Vogue 8632, 8634 

Sewing Tip: Use clear elastic to stabilize shoulder and neck seams.

SKU C2035 

Midnight Navy Cotton Sateen


100% Cotton Sateen


Designer-Marc Jacobs


Navy blue is always a spring time favorite.  No stretch and suit weight, pair this with white for a crisp nautical 

feel.  Great for a fitted sheath dress, pencil skirt or a cute pea coat.

Sewl Mate

SKU C2024 

White Seersucker


100% Cotton


Construction in Progress

Thread: Gutermann #280

Buttons: Gold/Navy Torch  7/8″  $4.50, 1-1/8″ $5.80, 1-3/8″ $7.75

Rayon Hem Tape: Navy

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Accent Colors


-InStyle Magazine

Burda Style 01/2010 #123

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5402, 5466, McCalls 5186, 5817, Simplicity 2812, 2868, Vogue 1167, 8680 

Sewing Tip: Dry clean this sateen to keep the dark color and smooth finish.

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