Fabrics in the Spotlight: Tropical Weight Wools

Tropical weight wools are great for any professional setting and will keep you cool in the summer heat.  Varying shades from dark to light with just a touch of cream create a heathered pattern.  Make a jacket, skirt, dress or pants.

Sku #W1180 

Caribbean Blue Tropical Weight Wool


100% Italian Wool


Sku #W1181

Peach Margarita Tropical Weight Wool


100% Italian Wool


Sku #W1192 

Desert Sand Tropical Weight Wool


100% Italian Wool


Sewl Mates

Sku #S1146 

Sand 3-ply Silk


100% Silk


Sku #SC2171 

Peach/Ivory Tropical Weight Print




Sku #VC2105 

Cream and Wheat Tweed


47% Viscose 40% Cotton 13% Linen


Construction in Progress

Machine Needle: Schmetz Universal Size 12

Button: Blue Ice  13/16″  $1.00

Ykk Zipper: #533

Gutermann Thread: #605

Rayon Lining: Peach

Ykk Zipper: #813

Gutermann Thread: #355

Button: Orange Clay  7/8″  $4.50

Rayon Hem Tape: Nude Beige

Button: Golden Sun 13/16″  $2.00

Gutermann Thread: #503

YKK Zipper: #572

Sweet Inspiration

Burda 08/2012 Tunic #113  Skirt #111C

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5566, 5782, McCalls 6464, 6611, Simplicity 1781, 2562, Vogue 8758, 8787 

Sewing Tip: A Hong Kong seam finish is a good choice to finish the seams of a unlined garment.  

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