New Fabric for July 2010

Sku #2066

56″

97% Cotton 3% Elastine

$17.00

Designer J Crew

The iconic animal print.  It never completely goes out of style.  This is a dress weight cotton with a smooth surface-not stiff at all with stretch.  Classic animal print garments are the pencil skirt and the trench coat.

 Sewl Mates

Sku #W1022

Camel Menswear Wool

57″

100% Wool

$18.00

 Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining Black

Buttons: Menswear Tan 3/4″ $0.45, 7/8″ $0.60, 1-1/8″ $0.85

Gutermann thread #526

YKK invisible zipper #S597

  

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 07/2010 #126

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5255, 5459, McCalls 5525, 5860, Simplicity 2453, 2702, Vogue 8480, 8603

Sewing Tip: If you want to topstitch your hem, apply interfacing to prevent any rippling. 

58″

92% Rayon 8% Spandex

$17.00

Sku #RS4067

Peridot

 Sku #RS4067

Merlot

It’s vacation time and these knits are perfect travel companions!  The overall hand has a nice drape and a soft matte finish with wonderful lengthwise and crosswise stretch.  Make tops, skirts dresses or leggings.

Sewl Mate

Sku #CV2030

Kiwi Tweed Suiting

60″

Cotton/Viscose

$16.00

 Sku #VW3063

Velvet Houndstooth

58″

66% Viscose 20% Polyester 13% Wool 1% Lycra

$28.00

Construction in Progress

Schmetz Stretch Needle

Gutermann thread #721

 Bosal Sheer Fusible Tricot

Gutermann thread #455

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 07/2010 #117

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5282, 5484, McCalls 6163, 6173, Simplicity 2580, 2804, Vogue 1027, 8575

Sewing Tip: Set your sewing machine on a slight zig zag stitch (2.5 length .5 width) to build in some stretch for your seams.

Sku #PS4069

Burgundy/Taupe Animal Print Knit

57″

97% Polyester 3% Spandex

$15.00

Designer-Nicole Miller

Lightweight, very soft and drapey this is a fun animal print knit.  The background has a heather texture of gray and burgundy that translates to taupe.  The burgundy animal print is sheer (see photo below).  Great for tops, dresses or cardi wraps.

Sewl Mates

Merlot Knit (see above)

Construction in Progress

Clear Elastic

Gutermann thread #125

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 07/2010 #114

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5489, 5496, McCalls 6031, 6084, Simplicity 2369, 2598, Vogue 8647, 8650

Sewing Tip: Use clear elastic to stabilize the shoulder seams.

Sku #C2070

Magenta Roses

60″

100% Cotton

$17.00

Designer-Nicole Miller

Big, beautiful, brushstrokes of gorgeous roses make this a fun print for summer and early fall.  This fabric is dress weight with a crisp hand and no stretch.  The color palette had three shades of magenta with patches of white.  Make dresses, skirts or jackets.

Sewl Mate

Sku #CLE2052

White Stretch Linen

56″

60% Linen 38% Cotton 2% Elastine

$19.00

Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining Burgundy

Buttons: Sangria 7/8″ $4.00

Red Sky 1″ $3.00

Gutermann thread #443

YKK invisible zipper #527


Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 03/2010 #107

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5316, 5490, McCalls 5799, 5881, Simplicity 2370, 2404, Vogue 1174, 1176

Sewing Tip:  Use an universal size 12 needle.

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