Wednesday, August 03, 2011

New Fabrics For August 2011

Black Foliage
45"
96% Cotton 4% Spandex
$16.00
Designer-Maggy London
This is a dress weight stretch (crosswise only) cotton sateen.  The print is a wonderful foliage print in black, dark taupe, ecru and white.  Make an unlined jacket, sheath dress or capri pants for summer.

Sewl Mates
White Stretch Linen
56"
60% Linen 308% Cotton  2% Elastine
$9.50

Construction in Progress
Button: Ebony Glass 1-1/8" $1.50
Gutermann thread #010, 020,

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Burda Style 5/2011 #112B

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5333, 5647, McCalls 6038, 6278, Simplicity 2176, 2212,
Vogue 1110, 1174

Sewing Tip: Use interfacing in any area you want to topstitch.

Cream Stretch Sateen
48"
95% Cotton 5% Spandex
$17.00
This is a great fabric for summer!  It has good crosswise stretch and is a dress weight sateen in a lovely cream color-just right for pants, jackets or pencil skirts.

Sewl Mates

Cream Ribbon/Lace
49"
50% Polyester 50% Nylon
$6.00

Construction in Progress
Rayon Hem Tape Si& lk White
Buttons: Pearl & Chain 13/16" $3.25
Fossil 1-7/16" $6.00

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Burda Style 5/2011 #124 (capris)

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5466, 5614, McCalls 6322, 6324, Simplicity 2146, 2152,
Vogue 1231, 8697

Sewing Tip: Calculate your yardage using the "with nap" chart.

Denim Blue Knit
59"
92% Rayon 8% Spandex
$15.00
Designer-Eileen Fisher
You will want this gorgeous denim blue ponte knit in your stash!  The stretch is very good both crosswise and lengthwise with a lovely drape.  Make a wrap dress, cardigan jacket or leggings.

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

Construction in Progress

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Burda Style 4/2011 #119A

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5559, 5657, McCalls 6112, 6281, Simplicity 2283, 2560, Vogue 1257, 8667

Sewing Tip: All purpose polyester thread works well with knits because it has stretch.

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