More Fabrics for February 2011

Sku #S1103



100% Silk



This fun print features pencil sketches of city high-rises with trees in three shades of grey.  The fabric is a lightweight silk crepe de chine.  Make a dress or blouse with draping, ruffles or ruching.

Sewl Mate

Sku #W1011 

Grey/Ivory Mini Houndstooth

97% Wool 3% Lycra


Construction in Progress

Buttons: Charcoal Flower  5/8″  $.40

Oh, Oh Grey  5/8″  $.75

Gutermann thread #116, #110, #111

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 1/2011 #103

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5561, 5608, McCalls 6126, 6277, Simplicity 2220, 2305, Vogue 1153, 1226

Sewing Tip:  Use tissue paper underneath this fabrics when cutting out.  This will reduce the fabric from sliding around.

Sku# C2102 

Pima Cotton White


100% Cotton



Tailored and elegant, you don’t want to miss out on this fabric!  This is a beautiful soft white shirt weight pima cotton with a subtle sheen.  Perfect as a shirt for men or women.

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Sku #LCE2048 

Raspberry Stretch Linen

60% Linen 38% Cotton 2% Elastine


Construction in Progress

Buttons: Eyes Have It-White  5/8″  $.30

Mini 4-Hole White  7/16″  $.20

Gutermann thread #010

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 1/2011 #107

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5526, 5615, McCalls 6124, 6167, Simplicity 2255, 2339, Vogue 8322, 8709

Sewing Tip: For marking this fabric, use tailor’s tacks or clip within the seam allowance.

Sku #SC1101 

Sheer Bliss




This is a sheer voile in an eggshell white color.  The silk gives this fabric a luxurious sheen.  Dress this up for an evening gown or wrap and for day make a blouse to wear over jeans.

Sewl Mate

Sku #S11009061 

Dupioni-Tiffany Blue Silk


100% Silk


Construction in Progress

Buttons: Silver Streak  5/8″  $1.05

Semi Clear  9/16″  $.25

Gutermann thread #021

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 2/2011 #144

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5034, 5355, McCalls 3880, 6030, Simplicity 2652, 4647, Vogue 2779, 8504

Sewing Tip: This fabric could also be used for underlining.

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