Sunday, March 14, 2010

More Fabrics for March 2010
Butterscotch Embroidered Cotton
58"
100% Cotton
$11.00
This is a beautiful spring tone-on-tone embroidered cotton batiste.  Very soft butterscotch color and slightly sheer, this is perfect for gathered/pleated blouses and skirts.

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 Anne Klein Blue Denim
57"
100% Cotton 
$17.00

Construction in Progress
   Button: Almond  7/16"  $.45
Gutermann Thread  #500

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Burda Style 01/2010  #109

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5284, 5464, McCalls 5522, 6025, Simplicity 2601, 2609, Vogue 1153, 8032

Sewing Tip:  Use a sew-in interfacing like batiste or organza for this fabric.

Dark Chocolate Eyelet
57"
100% Cotton
$11.00
This is a wonderful embroidered eyelet batiste.  The dark chocolate brown color helps to reduce the sheerness of the fabric.  Perfect for a full shirtwaist dress, summer blouse or skirt.

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Tangerine Pique
44"
96% Cotton 4% Elastine
$13.00


Construction in Progress
Buttons: Quarter Moon 5/8" $.60,  1" $1.15
Gutermann thread  #596

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Burda Style 03/2010  #118B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5034, 5218, McCalls 4769, 5583, New Look 6244, Simplicity 2501, Vogue 8363, 8554

Sewing Tip:  Make different colors (like turquoise, pink or yellow) of camis or slips to wear under the eyelet.


Nautical Navy Matte Jersey
60"
Cotton/Rayon/Lycra
$10.00
This is a light weight, soft and drapey matte jersey knit that you will love against your skin.  A true navy color, this will work well for the trendy T-shirts with ruffles (no need to finish the edges) or cowl neck blouses.
Graphite Grey Matte Jersey
60"
Cotton/Rayon/Lycra
$10.00
This is a light weight, soft and drapey matte jersey knit that you will love against your skin.  The current "it" neutral color grey, this will work well for the trendy T-shirts with ruffles (no need to finish the edges) or cowl neck blouses.

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White/Soldier Blue Geometric Print
50"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$13.00

Grey/Ivory Mini Houndstooth
60"
97% Wool #% Lycra
$20.00

Construction in Progress
Schmetz Needle-Stretch
Gutermann thread  #279

Schmetz Neddle: Stretch
Gutermann thread  #116

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Burda Style 02/2010  #122A

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5354, 5387, McCalls 6036, 6070, New Look 6936, Simplicity 2647, Vogue 1119, 8631

Sewing Tip:  You don't need to finish the edges on ruffles with this fabric.  Use a rotary cutter to achieve smooth edges.

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