Thursday, March 04, 2010

New Fabrics for March 2010

Sku# CL2037 
Dusty Rose/Banana Yellow Floral Cotton
50"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$13.00
Designer-Helen Wang
 
Floral prints are a big trend again this spring.  This is a blouse/dress weight cotton with stretch.  The colorway is dusty rose, banana yellow, gold, toast and khaki on an ivory ground.  Make a pleated skirt, blouse or dress.
 
Sewl Mates
 
French Pink Knit
64" 
68% Cotton 30% Viscose 2% Elastic 
$16.00

Construction in Progress
 
Button: Honey Bisque  7/8"  $1.50
Gutermann Thread #323
Ykk invisible zipper #S082
Rayon hem tape: Whiskey 

Sweet Inspiration
 

  

  
Burda Style Plus Size Spring/Summer 2010  #413

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5453, 5455, McCalls 5655, 5845, Simplicity 2403, 2724, Vogue 1043, 2960  

Sewing Tip: Be sure to stabilize the zipper area with fusible interfacing.  


White/Soldier Blue Geometric Print  
50"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$13.00  
Designer-Helen Wang
 
This is a pretty geometric print in cool shades of soldier and midnight blue on a white ground.  A light weight stretch cotton perfect for spring dresses or blouses.

Sewl Mates
Midnight Navy Cotton Sateen
45"
100% Cotton
$18.00

Construction in Progress  
 
YKK invisible zipper #501
Buttons: Black & Royal Blue Brushstrokes  11/16" $1.10   1-1/8" $2.00
Gutermann thread  #249
Rayon hem tape White

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Burda Style  03/2010  #101B

Pattern Suggestions:  Butterick 5450, 5451, McCalls 5630, 5801, Simplicity 2447, 2584, Vogue 8469, 8598 

Sewing Tip: "Baste crosswise edges together to prevent stretching during washing."-from More Fabric Savvy by Sandra Betzina

Key Lime/Stone Grey Tweed
60"
58% Cotton 25% Linen 17% Lurex
$28.00
Designer-Canvasback  
 
 Key lime, ivory and stone grey with just a hint of metallic make up this gorgeous tweed from Canvasback.  The weave is firm but the overall hand has a soft drape.  Perfect for suits or dresses.

Sewl Mate

Sku# S1032000
Dupioni- Mint Green
45"
100% Silk
$15.00

Construction in Progress
Gutermann thread  #116, 704
Buttons: Square Chrome Mirror  11/16" $2.75  15/16" $4.00
Invisible zipper  #874
Rayon Hem Tape:  Iced Lime, Banker's Grey

Sweet Inspiration

 

 

 
Burda Style 02/2010  #108  

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5277, 5316, McCalls 5716, 5923, New Look 6610, Simplicity 2452, Vogue 8621, 8640

Sewing Tip: This fabric is dry clean only.

Tangerine Pique
44"
96% Cotton 4% Elastic
$13.00
Designer-Phi

This stretch cotton pique is from Phi (pronounced Fee).  Phi is a New York boutique owned by Susan Dell, wife of Michael Dell.  Dress weight with a crisp hand, this beautiful tangerine color would make a great skirt, jacket or sheath dress.

Sewl Mates
Dots
58"
97% Cotton 3% Elastine
$15.00

Construction in Progress
Gutermann thread  #460
Buttons: Gold Square Basketweave   1" $2.50
Invisible zipper  #523

Sweet Inspiration


 


Burda Style 02/2010 #104B  

Pattern Suggestion: Butterick 5292, 5460, McCalls 6028, 6039, Simplicity 2404, 2424, Vogue 8355, 8644

Sewing Tip: Serging is a great seam finish that doesn't add any bulk for pique.

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