New Fabrics for March 2012

Sku #C2175 

Kelly Green Loops


Cotton Blend


Designer Tibi

This stunning global print if from Tibi.  The colors are a soft banana cream with kelly green loops that vary from thin to bold and back to thin.  The overall hand is similar to silk tussah. Make a dress, straight skirt or boxy jacket.

Sewl Mate

Sku #L20424091 

Straw Linen


100% Linen


Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining-Shamrock

YKK invisible zipper # 876

Buttons-Kelly  13/16″  $2.20

Lemon Grass  7/8″  $3.00

Gutermann thread # 803, 760

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 02/2012  #118 jacket

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5601, 5603, McCalls 6318, 6320, New Look 6557, Simplicity 2176, Vogue 1174, 8765

Sewing Tip: A Hong Kong seam finish will look great in an unlined garment.

Sku #C2176 

Summer Burnout Black




This will make a lovely “little black dress” for summer! The hand is crisp (like a heavy organza) with sheer burnout sections shaped into motifs.  The fabric is photographed with white fabric underneath to highlight the sheer areas.   Make a peplum jacket, straight skirt or sheath dress.

Sewl Mate

Sku #S1149 

Black/White Animal Print Silk Charmeuse


100% Silk


Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining-Black

YKK Invisible Zipper-#580

Buttons:Spotlights  1-1/8  $2.00

Cat Eye  7/8″  $4.00

Gutermann thread #010

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 02/2012 #110B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5520, 5605, McCalls 5668, 6505, Simplicity 1913, 1938, Vogue 8615, 8743

Sewing Tip: Silk Organza will work best as an interfacing.

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