New fabric for May 2009

Sku# W1059

Summer Brown Tropical Wool


100% Wool


Light and drapey, this is a tropical weight wool in summer brown (a cross between brown and green).  One side is lighter in color than the other so choose which side to use.  Perfect for office wear like jackets, pants, skirts or dresses.

Sewl Mate

Sku# W1022

Mini Wool Check-Camel/Espresso


100% Wool


Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining-Moss

Buttons: Antique Brass Starburst 5/8″ $.80, 13/16″ $1.00

Coats thread  #54A

YKK invisible zipper #885

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 3/2010 #116B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5471, 5472, McCalls 5936, 5971, Simplicity 2403, 2473, Vogue 1169, 8648

Sewing Tip: If making a jacket, bag the lining for a professional finish.

Sku# W1058

Summer Brown/Ivory Birdseye Wool


100% Wool


Light and drapey, this is a tropical weight wool in summer brown (a cross between brown and green) and ivory.  This has a birdseye weave with one side more ivory than the other.  Goes with the summer brown tropical weight wool.  Perfect for office wear like jackets, pants skirts and dresses.

Sewl Mate

Sku# R4050

Cream/Mocha Animal Print


100% Rayon Jersey


Construction in Progress

Buttons: Tortoise and the Pearl  7/8″  $3.00

Gutermann thread  #551

YKK invisible zipper  #885

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style  5/2010 #137

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5399, 5428, McCalls 5716, 6028, Simplicity 2424, 2452, Vogue 1117, 8630

Sewing Tip:  Use a universal size 12 machine needle. 

Sku# CVP4054

Summer Stripes




Light weight and slightly sheer, this is a great knit for layering under jackets.  The stripes are 1/8″ wide in summer brown, nickle grey and white and has good crosswise and lengthwise stretch.  This would look great with white linen.

Sewl Mate

see above, Summer Brown Tropical Wool and Summer Brown/Ivory Birdseye Wool

Construction in Progress

Stretch needles

Clear Elastic

Gutermann thread #110, #551

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 4/2010  #113B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5484, 5497, McCalls 6112, 6121, Simplicity 2560, 2865, Vogue 1049, 8647

Sewing Tip: Stabilize the shoulders by sewing clear elastic to the back shoulder seam.

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