Saturday, June 25, 2011

New Fabrics for June 2011

Sku #C2132
Ebony Rose
100% Cotton
Designer-Sarah Campbell
 The creamy background with contrasting black roses give this fabric an edgy feel.  This fabric has a twill weave, smooth surface and a nice sheen-very reminiscent of a man's tie!  The overall hand is firm but not stiff.  Make a jacket, trench coat or pencil skirt.

Sewl Mate
Sku #CE4087
Black T-Shirt Knit
95% Cotton 5% Elastic

Construction in Progress

Rayon Lining-Black
YKK Invisible Zipper #K055
Buttons: Ebony Glass 1-1/8" $1.50
Crater 1" $4.90
Gutermann thread # 800, #010

Sweet Inspiration

 Burda Style 04/2011 #130

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5601, 5603, McCalls 6318, 6323, Simplicity 2451, 2452, Vogue 1100, 1230

Sewing Tip: Use a press cloth to protect the fabric.

Sku #C2133
Azure Pima Cotton Knit
100% Pima Cotton Knit
This is a light weight T-shirt knit in a fabulous color azure blue.  The hand has a luxurious, cottony feel with good crosswise stretch and slightly less stretch lengthwise.  Make a fun top with ruching, draping or pleats

Sewl Mate
Sku #2120
Calming Waters
100% Cotton Lawn

Construction in Progress
Interfacing-Bosal Sheer Fusible Tricot
Gutermann thread #251
Clear Elastic 

Sweet Inspiration

 Burda Style 05/2011 #107B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5606, 5643, McCalls 6347, 6356, Simplicity 2181, 2190, Vogue 1225, 8731

Sewing Tip: Leave the edges raw-the fabric won't ravel.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Burda Style June 2011

All Styles at a Glance

Line Drawings

This is a fun summer dress!  Add straps for a different look.

For Petites a little Brigitte Bardot
top #122
pants #123

Design house Blumarine

Out of silk this could be worn to a wedding
or out of cotton lawn to the grocery store!
blouse #101
skirt #117A

Plus Size
This looks chic yet comfortable for traveling
jacket #126

Love the color blocking
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