Tuesday, October 11, 2011

New Fabrics for October 2011

Sku# CR1153
Black/Cream Eyelash
58"
Cotton/Rayon
$28.00
Designer-Tibi
This is a wonderful woven cotton brocade.  The base fabric is slightly heavier than batiste weight.  The abstract floral has a mottled pattern outlined with "eyelashes" in cream.  Slightly sheer (you'll need a lining) the hand is a little crisp but pliable.  Beautiful for vintage style dresses, tunics or light weight jackets. 

Sewl Mate 
Sku #CS2137 
Cream Stretch Sateen
48"
95% Cotton
5% Spandex
$17.00

Construction in Progress
Rayon Lining-Black
Buttons: Around the Bend  1-3/16"  $1.25
Silky Vanilla 4-hole  1-1/8"  $2.10
Gutermann thread 010, 021
YKK invisible zipper #580
Interfacing-Bosal Sheer Fusible Tricot


Sweet Inspiration




Burda Style 10/2011 #120



Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 3345, 5640, McCalls 5927, 6122, Simplicity 2246, 2444, Vogue 1246, 1269

Sewing Tip: Use a single fold layout to accurately match the pattern.


Diamond Jacquard
60"
Viscose/Cotton
$28.00
Designer-Tibi
This is a gorgeous dress weight novelty weave from Tibi.  Nubby, thick threads form an overall diamond shape pattern. The hand is loosely woven with good drape.  The colors are cornflower blue and ecru.  Make a tunic, an A-line skirt or a wrap blouse. 

Sewl Mate
  Sku #2129  
Parchment Cotton Voile
60"
100% Cotton
$8.00

Construction in Progress
Rayon Lining-Aqua Marine
Button: Grains of Sand  7/8"  $2.00
Gutermann #215,#506

Sweet Inspiration




Burda Style 5/2011 #121

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5214, 5467, McCalls 5430, 5431, Simplicity 2451, 2655, Vogue 8604, 8605

Sewing Tip: Fuse areas that need stability with Bosal Sheer Fusible Interfacing.


Woven Shadows 
60"
100% Cotton
$20.00
Designer-Tibi
 This is a gorgeous dress weight novelty weave from Tibi.  The 1" check pattern fades from ivory to cornflower blue and has a nubby feel.  The hand has a "weighty" drape.  Make a dress, skirt or shrug jacket.

Sewl Mate
Sku #CNE 3080 
White Shirting
45"
65% Cotton 30% Nylon 5% Elastine
$13.00

Construction in Progress
 Rayon Lining- Aqua Marine
Buttons: Silver Streak  5/8"  $1.05
Etched in White 11/16" $.50 

Sweet Inspiration


 Burda Style 8/2011 #127

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5600, 5603, McCalls 6279, 6407, Simplicity 2337, 2443, Vogue 8743, 8765

Sewing Tip: Use Stay-Tape at the shoulders, neckline and waistline.


Purple/Black Reversible Knit
60"
Wool/Lycra
$28.00
Designer-Tibi
 Reversible fabrics are like getting 2 for the price of 1!  One side of this dress weight wool double knit is purple and the other is black.  Perfect for cardigans, tops, or wrap skirts where the other side is seen.

Sewl Mate
The good thing about reversible fabrics are that they come with their own mate!

Construction in Progress

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 10/2011 #135A


Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5673, 5677, McCalls 5890, 6432 
New Look 6786Simplicity 2054, Vogue 8685, 8699

Sewing Tip: Preshrink this fabric by steaming with a iron held slightly above the fabric not on the fabric.

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