Thursday, July 23, 2009

56"
100% Cotton
19.00
Designer-Helen Wang
Feminine in design and in a neutral color ecru, this embroidered cotton lawn is from Helen Wang. Make a lovely summer skirt, blouse or A-line dress.


Sewl Mates
60"
100% Cotton denim
17.00

Construction in Progress
Ykk invisible zipper #801, Buttons-beige 7/16" $.45, beige/tan marbleized 5/8" $.75, Gutermann thread #030


Sweet Inspiration



BWOF 5/09 #113


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 4985, 5284, McCalls 5842, 5844, Simplicity 2584, 2614, Vogue 8392, 8587

Sewing Tip: Staystitch the neckline and armhole areas to prevent stretching.


60"
97% Cotton 3% Elastine
17.00
Designer-Ralph Lauren
This is a dress weight twill with stretch. This toast color is great to wear all year around. Wear with ecru, black, grey, navy, turquoise, coral, red or eggplant.


Sewl Mates
60"
100% Cotton
12.00
(grey/white/tan cotton twill)


Construction in Progress
Rayon hem tape, Buttons-camel/black 7/8" $1.10, cork 1" $1.75, Ykk invisible zipper #A893, Coats #544


Sweet Inspiration



BWOF 5/09 #126

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5317, 5320, McCalls 5847, 5887, Simplicity 2659, 2694, Vogue 2973, 8480

Sewing Tip: Use 3/4" wide strip of interfacing to stabilize the zipper area.


60"
75% Rayon 22% Nylon 3% Spandex
13.00
Designer-Dana Buchman
(Eggplant)

(Black)
If you travel, you must get these ponte knits. These knits are the perfect weight for pants and a comfy cardigan. You'll look great after a long plane or car ride.


Sewl Mates
58"
96% Rayon 4% Spandex
10.50
Black/Purple/Gold knit

60"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra Knit
12.00
(black/white stripe)


Construction in Progress
Fusi knit, Gutermann thread #943, Buttons-gold/purple 1-1/16 $3.50, marbleized purple 1" $3.00, YKK invisible zipper #867


Fusi Knit, Coats thread-black, Buttons-black/gold square 3/4" $4.50, gold/black circle 1" $3.00, Ykk invisible zipper #580


Sweet Inspiration




BWOF 7/09 #122B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5289, 5347, McCalls 5700, 5713, Simplicity 2618, 2798, Vogue 8580, 8592


Sewing Tips: If you are using elastic, stitch in the ditch at the side seam to prevent the elastic from twisting.

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