Last Fabrics for February 2011

Sku #CV2104 

Robins Egg/Black/Cream Tweed

60″

Cotton/Viscose 

$16.00

I love this tweed because of the “Mad Men” 60’s vibe!  The colors are robin’s egg blue, cream and black.  The hand has a lovely drape not stiff at all.  Make a sheath dress, fitted blazer or pencil skirt.


Sewl Mate

Sku #S1090106  

Eggshell White 3-ply Silk

44″

100% Silk

$18.00

Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining-Diamond White

Rayon Hem Tape-Silk White

YKK invisible zipper #571

Button-Cat Eye

Gutermann thread #010, 021, 602

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 2/2011 #119

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5570, 5619, McCalls 5523, 6211, Simplicity 2370, 2453, Vogue 8664, 8687

Sewing Tip:  To stabilize this fabric, use Bosal-Sheer Fusible Tricot.

Sku #VC2105 

Cream and Wheat Tweed

57″

47% Viscose 40% Cotton 13% Linen

$20.00

Designer-Tuleh

 

Another tweed that has that “Mad Men” 60’s vibe!  The colors are cream and wheat that make a subtle plaid.  The overall hand has a nice drape but with body.  Make a sheath dress, fitted blazer or pencil skirt.

Sewl Mate

Sku #L20424091 

Straw Linen

60″

100% Linen

$13.00

Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining-Diamond White

YKK Invisible Zipper #801

Button-Island Pearl  1-1/16″  $3.60

Gutermann thread #021, 030

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 02/2011 #109

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5459, 5534, McCalls 6042, 6329, Simplicity 2229, 2564, Vogue 1233, 8648

Sewing Tip:  Use a single fold layout to accurately match the plaids.

Sku #CL2107 

Denim Look

58″

Cotton/Linen

$13.00

Nautical is always a spring fashion trend.  This denim look in a cotton and linen blend follows the nautical trend.  The fabric is dress weight with a twill weave and has an easy, relaxed look.  Perfect for embellishments like nailheads or topstitching in white or gold.  Sew up a pair of cargo pants, a skirt or a shirtdress.

Sewl Mate

Sku #C2098 

Lemon Dots

53″

100% Cotton 

$16.00


Construction in Progress

YKK Invisible Zipper #578

Buttons: Silver Arrow 7/8″ $1.75, 3/4″ $1.15

Gutermann thread #117

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 2/2011 #132B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5353, 5598, McCalls 6294, 6318, Simplicity 2246, 2343, Vogue 1166, 8717

Sewing Tip:  Use a denim needle to prevent skipped stitches.

Sku #L2106 

White Linen

54″ 

100% Linen

$18.00

White linen always reminds me of a vacation at the beach.  This is a light weight but not quite hanky weight linen with a soft sheen.  Sew a camp shirt or a pretty pleated skirt for summer.


Sewl Mate

Sku #S1095 

Caramel Silk Matka

57″

100% Silk

$20.00


Construction in Progress

Buttons: Flower Power 1/2″ $.50

Dainty 7/16″ $1.75

Gutermann thread #020

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 2/2011 #138

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5485, 5612, McCalls 6080, 6325, Simplicity 3684, 3789, Vogue 1165, 8708

Sewing Tip: Prewashing linen will give the fabric a softer hand.

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