Monday, August 22, 2011

More New Fabrics August 2011

Orange Sherbet Linen
60"
100% Linen
$13.00
This is an Italian dress weight in a beautiful orange sherbet color.  Make a classic blouse or a lovely A-line dress.

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Rust/Turquoise Tribal Print
60"
100% Cotton
$10.00

Construction in Progress
Buttons: Gumdrop 7/8" $6.00
Tango 3/4" $.70
Rayon Hem Tape Orange

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Burda Style 8/2011 #119


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5558, 5640, McCalls 6332, 6349, Simplicity 2365, 2373, Vogue 1175, 8755

Sewing Tip: Linen is a great fabric for bias cut skirts or dresses.


Orange Sherbet/Natural Stripe
60"
Linen/Rayon
$15.00
This is a wonderful woven stripe linen blend from Italy.  Dress weight with soft drape, the colorway is orange sherbet, natural and off white.  This coordinates with the orange sherbet and natural linens.  Make an A-line skirt, tunic or dress.

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Orange Sherbet Linen
(see above)

Construction in Progress
Buttons-Orange Clay 7/8" $4.50

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Burda Style 8/2011 #117C

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5612, 5620, McCalls 6346, 6354, Simplicity 2177, 2191, Vogue 1246, 8725

Sewing Tips: Stabilize this woven fabric with fusible interfacing.


Natural Linen
60"
100% Linen
$13.00
This is an Italian dress weight in a beautiful natural color.  Make a classic blouse or a lovely A-line dress.

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Orange Sherbet/Natural Stripe
(see above)

Construction in Progress
Buttons- Linked with Taupe  7/8"  $4.60
Buff  7/8"  $2.75

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Burda Style 8/2011 #109

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5490, 5556, McCalls 6122, 6401, Simplicity 2215, 2226, Vogue 1236, 8658

Sewing Tip: Prewash linen for softer hand.
Orange Tweed
60"
Linen/Rayon
$15.00
 This linen blend from Italy is a great transition fabric for heading into fall.  The tweed is tightly woven with a smooth surface and a nice drape.  The colorway is amber, red violet, black and cream.  Sew a jacket or sheath dress.

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Floral/Paisley Stretch Georgette
49"
97% Silk 3% Lycra
$20.00

Construction in Progress
Buttons-Cinnamon Swirl Cowgirl  1-1/8"  $2.50
Half and Half  7/8"  $2.20
Gutermann Thread #504

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Burda Style 8/2011 #125

Pattern Suggestions: Buttterick 5455, 5598, McCalls 5927, 6286, Simplicity 2155, 2227, Vogue 1222, 1233

Sewing Tip: Use Stay-Tape for shoulder and neckline seams.



Navy/White Reversible Check
60"
$17.00
Reversible fabrics offer lots of creative options.  Suit weight, the colors are classic navy and white.  The checks are 1/2" which makes matching easier.  Make a sheath dress, pencil skirt, jacket or vest.

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Navy Stretch Sateen
45"
97% Cotton 3% Lycra
$12.00

Construction in Progress
Rayon Lining-Navy
Buttons-Navy Sparkle  13/16"  $.65
Navy/Pearl  7/8" $2.50

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Burda Style 8/2011 #127

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5520, 5601, McCalls 5887, 6394, Simplicity 2229, 2340, Vogue 1237, 8687

Sewing Tip: In place of facings, use bias binding in a matching or contrasting color to finish the edges.

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