Thursday, May 07, 2009

Fabrics for May 2009

60"
100% Linen
13.00
This is an Italian dress weight linen in a beautiful straw (soft yellow) color. Make a classic blouse or a lovely A-line dress. Accessories with shoes in a fun floral print or black patent leather.


Sewl Mates

60"
100% cotton pique (black)
8.00


Construction in Progress
Sheer Fusible Tricot, Rayon hem tape (applespice), YKK invisible zipper #S917, Coats thread #15A, Buttons-3/4" $1.30, 5/8" $.90


Sweet Inspiration



BWOF 4/08 #109A


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5315, 5317, McCalls 5847, 5892, Simplicity 2702, 3789, Vogue 1048, 1052

Sewing Tip: This fabric would be perfect for machine embroidery.



60"
98% Cotton 2% Lycra
12.00
This is a classic black and eggshell white stripe knit. The fabric has a nice cotton T-shirt feel with great crosswise stretch and recovery and very little stretch lengthwise. The stripes are 3/16" wide.

Sewl Mates
42"
97% Cotton 3% Spandex (black cotton sateen)
13.00

Construction in Progress
Sheer Fusible Tricot, Gutermann thread #022, Buttons-Black 7/8" $4.90 , 11/16" $4.00, Cream/Gold 13/16" $1.70, Clear elastic

Sweet Inspiration




BWOF 4/09 #112

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5035, 5211, McCalls 5575, 5890, Simplicity 2850, 2865, Vogue 1049, 1109

Sewing Tip: Use a single fold layout to accurately match the stripes.


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