Saturday, May 07, 2011

New Fabrics for May 2011

Marigold Floral Print
60"
100% Italian Cotton
$10.00
Colors: Marigold/Dark Brown/White/Red

Swiss Coffee Floral Print
60"
100% Italian Cotton
$10.00
Colors: Swiss Coffee (a taupey-brown)/Black/White/Red
Cool and breezy cotton lawns are what you need for the long hot summer.  The large flowers are 3" in diameter and the smaller flowers are 1-1/4".  Make a dress with a full skirt, a maxi dress or tunic top.

Sewl Mate
Pima Cotton White
56"
100% Cotton
$12.00

Black T-Shirt Knit
60"
95% Cotton 5% Elastic
$17.00

Construction in Progress
Buttons: Natural Wood Ridge Circles  5/8"  $.85, 1"  $1.10
Dark Brown Wood Toggle  1/2"  $.55
Gutermann thread #862, 596, 410, 020

Buttons: Java  11/16"  $2.75, 7/8"  $3.10
Gutermann thread #525, 410, 020, 010

Sweet Inspiration


Burda Style 5/2011 #114

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5216, 5486, McCalls 6202, 6346, Simplicity 2175, 2226, Vogue 1043, 1245

Sewing Tip: Use silk organza for interfacing.

Sku #C2127
Turquoise/Kiwi Tribal Print
60"
100% Cotton
$10.00
Colors: Turquoise/Kiwi/Dark Brown/Mocha Brown/Beige/White

Sku #C2128
Rust/Turquoise Tribal Print
60"
100% Cotton
$10.00
Colors: Rust/Turquoise/Dark Brown/Mocha Brown/Beige/White
These are gorgeous cotton lawns from Italy.  The multi tribal prints are perfect for weekend attire.  Sew a maxi dress, tunic or wrap skirt.

Sewl Mate
 Sku #2106
White Linen
54"
100% Italian Linen
$18.00


Sku #S10409081
Dupioni-Burnt Orange Silk

45"
100% Silk Dupioni
$15.00


Construction in Progress
Buttons: Pistachio  5/8"  $.50
Sea Island Blue  1/2"  $.25
YKK Invisible Zipper #547
Gutermann thread #621, 776, 594, 534

Buttons: Tiger Stripe  1/2"  $1.40
Half and Half  9/16"  $1.60
YKK Invisible Zipper #K045
Gutermann thread #472, 621, 594, 534

Sweet Inspiration


Burda Style 4/2011 #110A

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5217, 5613, McCalls 5591, 6119, Simplicity 2587, 2615, Vogue 8469, 8645

Sewing Tip: Use a Universal size 9 needle.

Sku C2131
Pool Blue Stretch Poplin
60"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$10.00
Bright colors abound this season and this pool blue stretch poplin plays nice with other brights like yellow and coral.  This is a dress weight fabric with nice drape.  The hand is soft with a subtle sheen.  Make a dress with pleats, a skirt or jumpsuit.

Sewl Mate
Turquoise/Kiwi Tribal Print (see above)

Construction in Progress
Buttons: Silver Sundial  5/8"  $.70, 3/4"  $.95
Ykk Invisible Zipper #547
Gutermann thread #621

Sweet Inspiration


Burda Style 5/2011 #120

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5504, 5600, McCalls 6083, 6320, Simplicity 2178, 2359, Vogue 1219, 1221

Sewing Tip: Use Bosal-Sheer Fusible Tricot  interfacing.

Sku #C2130
White Cotton Stretch Faille
60"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$10.00
White is everywhere for Spring/Summer 2011.  This dress weight stretch cotton has a fine, faille weave and is crisp but not stiff.  The color is a true white.  Make a shirtdress, a light weight summer jacket or a great pair of shorts.


Sewl Mate
Sku #CW2076
Black/Ivory Dash
58"
Cotton/Wool
$12.50

Construction in Progress
Rayon Hem Tape White
YKK Invisible Zipper #501
Buttons: Pearl Cluster  11/16"  $4.00
French Lace  11/16" $1.00
Gutermann thread #020

Sweet Inspiration


 Burda Style 3/2011 #131A Shorts


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5599, 5616, McCalls 6246, 6318, Simplicity 2475, 2894, Vogue 1154, 1239

Sewing Tip: Use a Stretch Needle size 11.

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