Friday, May 28, 2010

Last Fabrics for May 2010

Printed Stripe Lawn
57"
100 Cotton
$8.00
This cotton lawn is perfect for summer BBQ's weekend shopping or a Caribbean vacation!  The horizontal stripe print has a 14" repeat in colors of tobacco brown, tangerine, apple green, flax, sunflower yellow, and black.  Make a maxi dress, a pleated skirt or blouse.

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

Construction in Progress
Button: Marbled  5/8"  $.75
Gutermann thread #506

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Burda Style 06/2010  #106

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5177, 5181, McCalls 5430, 6114, Simplicity 2586, 2894, Vogue 8587, 8645

Sewing Tip: Cut on a single fold to match the printed stripe.


Raspberry/Nickle Grey Floral Lawn
58"
100% Cotton
$11.00
This is a fun summer floral print in a slightly sheer cotton lawn.  The colors are an ivory background with raspberry, nickle grey and summer brown.  Perfect for blouses and dresses.

Sewl Mates
Raspberry Stretch Linen
56"
60% Cotton 38% Cotton 2% Elastine
$19.00

Construction in Progress
Buttons: Flower Power  1/2"  $.50
Etched Rose  5/8"  $1.15
Gutermann thread  #110, 021,936
Ykk invisible zipper #571

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Burda Style 5/2010 #110B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5357, 5496, McCalls 5589, 6110, Simplicity 2447, 2587, Vogue 1086, 8194

Sewing Tip: Turn under twice and topstitch for a durable hem.


Black Stripe Shirting
59"
100% Cotton
$11.00
This is a great cotton shirting.  Every other stripe has a raised texture and is slightly darker in color.  The width of each stripe is 3/8".  Cut on the cross grain if you want vertical stripes.  Make a summer dress, skirt or blouse.

Sewl Mate
Natural Stretch Linen
56"
60% Linen 38% Cotton 2% Elastine
$19.00

Construction in Progress
Button: Jet Mirror  11/16"  $.70

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Burda Style  05/2010  #111

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5285, 5450, McCalls 5591, 6091, Simplicity 2373, 2406, Vogue 7700, 8658

Sewing Tip: Use a "with nap" layout for this fabric.

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