New Fabrics for June 2011

Sku #C2132
Ebony Rose
100% Cotton
Designer-Sarah Campbell

 The creamy background with contrasting black roses give this fabric an edgy feel.  This fabric has a twill weave, smooth surface and a nice sheen-very reminiscent of a man’s tie!  The overall hand is firm but not stiff.  Make a jacket, trench coat or pencil skirt.

Sewl Mate

Sku #CE4087
Black T-Shirt Knit
95% Cotton 5% Elastic

Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining-Black
YKK Invisible Zipper #K055
Buttons: Ebony Glass 1-1/8″ $1.50
Crater 1″ $4.90
Gutermann thread # 800, #010

Sweet Inspiration

 Burda Style 04/2011 #130

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5601, 5603, McCalls 6318, 6323, Simplicity 2451, 2452, Vogue 1100, 1230

Sewing Tip: Use a press cloth to protect the fabric.

Sku #C2133
Azure Pima Cotton Knit
100% Pima Cotton Knit

This is a light weight T-shirt knit in a fabulous color azure blue.  The hand has a luxurious, cottony feel with good crosswise stretch and slightly less stretch lengthwise.  Make a fun top with ruching, draping or pleats

Sewl Mate

Sku #2120
Calming Waters
100% Cotton Lawn

Construction in Progress

Interfacing-Bosal Sheer Fusible Tricot
Gutermann thread #251
Clear Elastic 

Sweet Inspiration

 Burda Style 05/2011 #107B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5606, 5643, McCalls 6347, 6356, Simplicity 2181, 2190, Vogue 1225, 8731

Sewing Tip: Leave the edges raw-the fabric won’t ravel.

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