Friday, August 22, 2008

Fabrics for August 2008

44"
96% Cotton 4% Elastic
15.00
Designer--Anne Klein

This is a beautiful stretch cotton shirting from Anne Klein. It has a very fine faille weave in a rich black color with a matte finish. Great for a blouse or shirtwaist dress.

Sewl Mates
50"
97% Cotton 3% Spandex
15.00
Black print stretch cotton sateen

Construction in Progress

Coats thread #1 Buttons-White/Brown Shell with Black rim 11/16" $2.75, Black jet 7/16" $.35, Black knot 5/8" $.63, Fusi Knit

Sweet Inspiration



(BWOF 1/2008 #125)

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 4457, 4985, McCalls 5378, 5664, Simplicity 3560, 3789, Vogue 8353, 8515

Sewing Tips
: Try a flat fell seam finish when sewing cotton shirting.


47"
97% Cotton 3% Spandex
17.00
Designer--Perry Ellis

These wonderful stretch cotton corduroys from Perry Ellis fit right in with the country chic trend. The soft, baby cord fabric would look great in a jacket/coat or skirt.

Taupe/Garnet/Shell Pink/Citron

Navy/Apple Green/Turquoise/Taupe


Sewl Mates

50"
97% Cotton 3% Spandex
13.00
Shell Pink, Garnet Red


65"
100% Cotton Denim
17.00

Construction in Progress

Fusi Knit, Buttons-Taupe/Gold 7/8" $3.10, Red/Gold 3/4" $2.50, Frosted Red/Gold 3/4 $1.75, Gutermann thread #511

Fusi Knit, Buttons-Taupe/Gold Chain 7/8" $4.60, Navy/Gold 7/8" $5.00, Dark Iridescent Pearl/Gold 7/8" $1.75, Gutermann thread #279

Sweet Inspiration



(BWOF 2/2008 #130)


Pattern Suggestions
: Butterick 5252, 5253, McCalls 5186, 5717, Simplicity 2807, 2858, Vogue 2991, 8123

Sewing Tip: Use a needle board or self fabric when pressing corduroy.

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