Tuesday, July 12, 2011

New Fabrics for July 2011

Floral/Paisley Stretch Georgette
49"
97% Silk 3% Lyca
$20.00
Designer-Thakoon
This is a beautiful floral/paisley print from designer Thakoon.  The fabric is semi sheer with excellent crosswise stretch-none lengthwise.  The colorway is navy, yellow, tomato red, turquoise, olive drab and ecru.  Make a blouse, maxi dress, or palazzo pants.

Sewl Mate
Honey Butter Super 100
60"
100% Wool
$25.00

Construction is Progress
 YKK Invisible Zipper #518
Buttons: Lake of Pearl 11/16" $2.00
Golden Knot 1/2" $.45
Gutermann thread #'s 431, 827, 276, 248, 523, 022


Sweet Inspiration



 Burda Style 04/2011 #108


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5177, 5646, McCalls 6119, 6125, Simplicity 2175, 2179, Vogue 1207, 1240

Sewing Tip:  Use the fabric as its own interfacing.


Navy Stretch Sateen
45"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$12.00
The gorgeous navy stretch sateen is from Italy.  Perfect for year around wear, the hand of the fabric has a wonderful soft drape not stiff at all.  Make a skirt, shorts or jacket.

Sewl Mate
Floral/Paisley Stretch Georgette
(see above)

Construction in Progress
Rayon Lining-Navy
Buttons: Mood Ring 7/8" $1.05

Sweet Inspiration


Burda Style 6/2011 #123 (pants)

Pattern Suggestion: Butterick 5601, 5638, McCalls 6246, 6332, Simplicity 2256, 2258, Vogue 1214, 8717

Sewing Tip: Use  "with nap" when calculating  yardage and layout.

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