More Fabrics for March 2011

Sku #C2112
Ivory Embroidered Eyelet
100% Cotton

Tone on tone ivory embroidered eyelet is done in a stripe pattern with a 3″ repeat.  The base fabric is brushed with a tiny faille weave.  The hand has a lovely drape not stiff at all.  Make a tunic or shirtdress.

Sewl Mates

Sku #S1095
Caramel Silk Matka
100% Silk

Construction in Progress

Bosal Sheer Fusible Interfacing
Buttons: Fortune Cookie 3/4″  $1.75
Pique  5/8″  $.50
Gutermann thread #021
Rayon Hem Tape Silk White

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 4/2011 #135B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 4659, 5496, McCalls 4769, 5847, Simplicity 2176, 2183, Vogue 2961, 8495

Sewing Tip: Try a hong kong seam finish using rayon hem tape for a polished look on the inside.

Sku #L2116 

Dark Brown Washed Linen


100% Linen


Washed linen feels like summer-comfortable and relaxed.  And the dark brown color will take you into fall.  Sew a wrap skirt, blouse, or wide leg pants.

Sewl Mate

Sku #CS4112 

Safari Print


96% Cotton 4% Spandex


Construction in Progress

Buttons: Woodcut  7/8″  $4.00

Half and Half   9/16″  $1.60

Gutermann thread #594

Rayon Hem Tape-Deep Brown

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 4/2011 #140

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5558, 5600, McCalls 5430, 5591, Simplicity 2178, 2414, Vogue 1088, 8708

Sewing Tip: Use lots of steam for beautiful flat seams.




Sku #CS2115 

Cherry Red to Cream Stripes

Sku #CS2113 

Khaki to Cream Stripes

Sku #CS2114 

Dark Charcoal Grey to Cream

Stripes are in the forefront of fashion for spring 2011.  The fabric is a dress weight stretch poplin with a good drape.  The stripes have a 4-5/8″ repeat with the stretch going lengthwise.  Perfect for a tunic, a summer jacket or sheath dress.

Sewl Mates

Sku #10818063 

Eggshell White 3-ply Silk


100% Silk


Ivory Embroidered Eyelet  

(see above)

Sku #CRL4040 

Graphite Grey Matte Jersey 




Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining- Diamond White

Button: Fire Engine  3/4″  $.30

Gutermann thread #446

Rayon Lining-Diamond White

Button: Fossil  13/16″  $3.75

Gutermann thread #511

Rayon Lining-Grey

Buttons: Black Starfish  7/8″  $1.80

Spotlights   1-1/8″  $2.00

Gutermann thread #116

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 4/2011 #101A

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5467, 5601, McCalls 2260, 6279, Simplicity 2209, 2257, Vogue 1167, 8184

Sewing Tip:  Use Bosal Sheer Fusible Tricot interfacing.

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