Thursday, October 14, 2010

More New Fabrics for Oct 2010

VW4082
Brown Tweed Knit
57"
53% Viscose  38% Wool   8% Nylon   1% Elastine
$22.00

This lovely brown and cream tweed knit is perfect for fall.  A stable knit the hand is similar to menswear wool.  Excellent crosswise stretch and no lengthwise stretch.  Perfect for dresses, skirts and soft jackets.

Sewl Mate
P3064
Henna Brown Crinkle
60"
100% Polyester
$17.00


Construction in Progress
Schmetz Stretch Needles #1722
Bosal-Sheer Fusible Tricot
YKK invisible zipper #570
Gutermann thread #594


Sweet Inspiration



Burda Style 09/2010 #122

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5247, 5498, McCalls 5937, 6162, Simplicity 2284, 2372, Vogue 8682, 8685

Sewing Tip: Use a twin needle for topstitching.
Bitter Chocolate
60"
68% Lyocell  14% Nylon  9% Angora  9% Spandex
$19.00
Soft to the touch, this beautiful bitter chocolate knit is a wardrobe workhorse.  The color goes well with pastels, brights, and most neutrals.  The fiber Lyocell is in the rayon family.  One of its trade names is Tencel.  This is a nice tee shirt weight knit with good crosswise and lengthwise stretch.  Great for making tops or dresses with draping. 

Sewl Mate
Leopard Print
56"
97% Cotton 3% Elastine
$17.00

Construction in Progress
Gutermann thread #596

Sweet Inspiration


Burda Style 10/2010 # 142

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5101, 5398, McCalls 5752, 5890, Simplicity 2369, 2560, Vogue 1197, 8688

Sewing Tip: This knit has a nap.  Use the "with nap" yardage and layout.


Lilac/Grey Heather Knit
60"
100% Cotton
$15.00
This lightweight knit has a wonderful soft hand.  The colorway is lilac, grey with a touch of cream.  Good crosswise stretch and slight lengthwise stretch.  Sew a t-shirt or cardi wrap.

Sewl Mate
Bankers Grey Menswear Wool
61"
100% Wool
$18.00

Construction in Progress
Schmetz Stretch Needle #1722
Gutermann thread #907, #110


Sweet Inspiration


Burda Style 10/2010 # 140A

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5495, 5525, McCalls 6120, 6164, Simplicity 2364, 2554,Vogue 8650, 8669

Sewing Tip: A rotary cutter is the easiest and most accurate method for cutting this fabric.

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