New Fabrics for March 2010

Sku# CL2037 
Dusty Rose/Banana Yellow Floral Cotton
50″
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$13.00
Designer-Helen Wang

 

Floral prints are a big trend again this spring.  This is a blouse/dress weight cotton with stretch.  The colorway is dusty rose, banana yellow, gold, toast and khaki on an ivory ground.  Make a pleated skirt, blouse or dress.

Sewl Mates

 

CVE4033

French Pink Knit

64″ 

68% Cotton 30% Viscose 2% Elastic 

$16.00

Construction in Progress

 

Button: Honey Bisque  7/8″  $1.50

Gutermann Thread #323

Ykk invisible zipper #S082

Rayon hem tape: Whiskey 

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Burda Style Plus Size Spring/Summer 2010  #413

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5453, 5455, McCalls 5655, 5845, Simplicity 2403, 2724, Vogue 1043, 2960  

Sewing Tip: Be sure to stabilize the zipper area with fusible interfacing.  

Sku# CE2036

White/Soldier Blue Geometric Print  

50″

97% Cotton 3% Lycra

$13.00  

Designer-Helen Wang

 

This is a pretty geometric print in cool shades of soldier and midnight blue on a white ground.  A light weight stretch cotton perfect for spring dresses or blouses.

Sewl Mates

Sku# C2035

Midnight Navy Cotton Sateen

45″

100% Cotton

$18.00

Construction in Progress  

 

YKK invisible zipper #501

Buttons: Black & Royal Blue Brushstrokes  11/16″ $1.10   1-1/8″ $2.00

Gutermann thread  #249

Rayon hem tape White

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Burda Style  03/2010  #101B


Pattern Suggestions:  Butterick 5450, 5451, McCalls 5630, 5801, Simplicity 2447, 2584, Vogue 8469, 8598 

Sewing Tip: “Baste crosswise edges together to prevent stretching during washing.”-from More Fabric Savvy by Sandra Betzina


Sku# CL2039

Key Lime/Stone Grey Tweed

60″

58% Cotton 25% Linen 17% Lurex

$28.00

Designer-Canvasback  

 

 Key lime, ivory and stone grey with just a hint of metallic make up this gorgeous tweed from Canvasback.  The weave is firm but the overall hand has a soft drape.  Perfect for suits or dresses.


Sewl Mate


Sku# S1032000

Dupioni- Mint Green

45″

100% Silk

$15.00


Construction in Progress

Gutermann thread  #116, 704

Buttons: Square Chrome Mirror  11/16″ $2.75  15/16″ $4.00

Invisible zipper  #874

Rayon Hem Tape:  Iced Lime, Banker’s Grey


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Burda Style 02/2010  #108  

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5277, 5316, McCalls 5716, 5923, New Look 6610, Simplicity 2452, Vogue 8621, 8640


Sewing Tip: This fabric is dry clean only.

Sku# CE2038

Tangerine Pique

44″

96% Cotton 4% Elastic

$13.00

Designer-Phi

This stretch cotton pique is from Phi (pronounced Fee).  Phi is a New York boutique owned by Susan Dell, wife of Michael Dell.  Dress weight with a crisp hand, this beautiful tangerine color would make a great skirt, jacket or sheath dress.

Sewl Mates

CE2020

Dots

58″

97% Cotton 3% Elastine

$15.00

Construction in Progress

Gutermann thread  #460

Buttons: Gold Square Basketweave   1″ $2.50

Invisible zipper  #523

Sweet Inspiration

 

Burda Style 02/2010 #104B  

Pattern Suggestion: Butterick 5292, 5460, McCalls 6028, 6039, Simplicity 2404, 2424, Vogue 8355, 8644

Sewing Tip: Serging is a great seam finish that doesn’t add any bulk for pique.



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