Sunday, March 09, 2008

Fabrics for March 2008

More Knits! All three of the knits are matte jerseys with wonderful stretch and recovery lengthwise and crosswise. Very good drape with a smooth surface, these knits are perfect for a
wrap dress, A-line skirt, or T-shirt.

60"
94% Polyester 6% Spandex
15.00
Designer--Anne Klein

Brown/Cream/Red/Black DotsPeacock Blue/Khaki Paisley Pinwheel
Turquoise/Olive Border Print
Border is on both sides


Sewl MatesCream Pique
58"
100% Cotton
8.00


Khaki Sateen
50"
97"Cotton 3% Lycra
12.00


Turquoise Dupioni
45"
100% Silk
15.00


Construction in ProgressStarting from the top going clockwise-Fusi-Knit interfacing, clear elastic,
Gutermann thread 637, 675, 030

Sweet Inspiration




Pattern Suggestions: Vogue 1027, 8422, McCalls 5468, 5579, 5484, Butterick 5174, 5101, Simplicity 4074, 3800

Sewing Tip: All knits are not created equal. Some have more stretch than others. Be sure your knit is the right knit for the pattern. Read the fabric suggestions and follow them closely. You can also use the stretch guide found on the back of your pattern envelope.

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