Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Fabrics for October 2008


42"
68% Cotton 32% Silk
25.00
Designer-Nanette Lepore
From Nanette Lepore, this is a beautiful black and white ikat print. A lawn or batiste weight this has a 4 inch repeat and is luxurious to the touch. One of the trends for fall, this would be great for garments with soft gathers or tucks.


Sewl Mates
60"
100% Wool (black/white check)
18.00


Construction in Progress
Sewing Sheer Interfacing, Buttons-Silver/Black center 11/16" $2.00, Black Knot 11/16" $1.50, Pearl 1/2" $.50


Sweet Inspiration



BWOF 8/2008 #103


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 4816, 5284, McCalls 5664, 5755, Simplicity 2756, 4487, Vogue 1046, 8392


Sewing Tip: When starting a seam, hold both top and bobbin thread. This way your fabric won't collapse into your throat plate.


57"
60% Acetate 40% Polyester
25.00
Designer-Jones New York
(lightened to show texture)
This is a wonderful black pique suiting from Jones New York. It has a beautiful drape (like men's suiting) not at all stiff. Perfect for a LBD (little black dress) or suit for the office.


Sewl Mates
Ikat print (see above)

45"
100% 4 ply silk (ivory)
45.00


Construction in Progress
Black Rayon Lining, Black Armo Weft, Invisible Zipper #580, Buttons-Black/Gold 4-hole 1" $5.00, Black/Gold/Pearl 7/8" $6.00, Black Matte Center/Black Jet Outer 1" $3.00


Sweet Inspiration


BWOF 9/2008 #134


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5257, 5277, McCalls 5753, 5759, Simplicity 2764, 4014, Vogue 1041, 8408


Sewing Tip: Stabilize areas of stress like shoulders, underarms or necklines with Staytape.

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