New Fabrics for February 2011

Sku #C2096

Dottie

53″

100% Cotton

$15.00

This is a fabulous shirting to wear on the first day of spring.  The white batiste has white woven dots that are 7/8″ wide and 1-1/8″ long.  The dots are spaced 1/2″ apart and the outer edges are slightly frayed.  The color is a cool white.  Make a blouse, a dress with a full skirt or lingerie.

Sewl Mate

Sku #C21120083
Anne Klein Blue Denim
57″

100% Cotton
$17.00


Construction in Progress

Buttons: Moon Dance  9/16″  $1.70

Gutermann thread #020

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 02/2011 #101

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5328, 5555, McCalls 5929, 6202, Simplicity 2587, 2609, Vogue 1086, 8645

Sewing Tip: Machine wash on the gentle or hand wash cycle.


Sku #C2097

Sheer Stripes

45″

100% Cotton

$16.00

This cotton shirting has a menswear feel which continues to be a trend for Spring 2011.  The cotton batiste has 1/16″ leno weave stripes spaced 3/8″ apart.  The color is a warm eggshell white.  Make a blouse or lingerie.


Sewl Mate

 Sku #CW2076
 Black/Ivory Dash
58″
Cotton/Wool
$25.00

Construction in Progress

Buttons: Pearl’s Eye 7/16″ $.30
Coconut  5/8″  $.40
Gutermann thread #021

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 02/2011 #111

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5538, 5611, McCalls 6122, 6167, Simplicity 2339, 2447, Vogue 8598, 8709

Sewing Tip: Try changing the direction of the stripes for a unique fashion statement.

Sku #C2098   Sku #C2099
Lemon Dots    Orange Dots
53″
100% Cotton
$16.00

Pretty cotton lawns in spring’s citrus colors yellow and orange. Woven 1-5/8″ dots with frayed edges this fabric is perfect for tunics, blouses or full skirts.

Sewl Mates

Sku #VL2092
Honeysuckle and Coffe Bean Tweed
60″
Viscose/Linen
$19.00

 Sku #S1095
Caramel Silk Matka
57″
100% Silk
$20.00

Construction in Progress

 

Buttons: Canary  7/16″  $.20
Sunbeam  11/16″  $.30
Gutermann thread #807

Buttons: Tango  3/4″  $.70
Coral’s Eye  1/2″  $.35
Gutermann thread #460

Sweet Inspiration

 

Burda Style 02/2011 #105

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5351, 5612, McCalls 6024, 6119, Simplicity 2413, 2586, Vogue 1177, 1217

Sewing Tips: Use Stay-Tape to stabilize the neckline, armholes and waistline.


 Sku #C2100
Island Floral
60″
100% Cotton
$15.00

This playful lawn has me thinking about an island vacation!  The background colors are a gorgeous turquoise and white with 7″-9″ apple green flowers.  Make a maxi dress, tunic/blouse, full skirt.

Sewl Mate

Sku #RS4067
Peridot Knit
58″
92% Rayon 8% Spandex
$17.00

Construction in Progress

Buttons: Clear Skies  9/16″  $.40
Blue Clouds  1/2″  $.50
Gutermann thread  #607


Sweet Inspiration

 Burda Style 2011 Spring Plus Size #418B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5041, 5496, McCalls 5805, 6110, Simplicity 2362, 2593, Vogue 1153, 1223

Sewing Tip: Use an universal size 9 needle.

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