Sunday, March 01, 2009

Fabrics for March 2009

55"
100% Cotton Lawn
15.00
Designer-Anne Klein
I'm really loving cotton lawn for spring. This semi-sheer red and white print is soft with wonderful drape. Perfect for spring blouses and dresses.

55"
85% Cotton 15% Linen
20.00
Designer-Maggy London
This lawn has a beautiful silk like sheen. The colors are white and shades of light grey to charcoal grey in a random check patten. The grey has a slight blue cast.

Sewl Mates
57"
100% Cotton Denim
17.00
Designer-Anne Klein

50"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
13.00
Designer-Anne Klein

Construction In Progress
Gutermann thread #410, Buttons-pearl with gold center 5/8" $.75, red/gold 5/8" $1.10, Sewing Sheer interfacing


Gutermann #125, Buttons-grey pearl with silver rim 5/8" $1.75, lt grey/dk grey metal 5/8" $1.50 Sewing Sheer interfacing

Sweet Inspiration



BWOF 2/09 #123

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5320, 5328, McCalls 5337, 5803, Simplicity 2644, 2756,
Vogue 8488, 8504

Sewing Tip: For cotton lawns, fold the hem twice and topstitch. This will give a clean finish and add "weight" to the hem.

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