Sunday, December 18, 2011

New Fabric for December 2011

Grey Pinstripe Suiting
This is a suit weight wool blend that can be worn all year around.  The background color is a mid grey with cobalt blue/white pinstripes spaced 1/2" apart and has a "hard" finish.  Make a jacket, pencil skirt, pants, vest, sheath dress.

Sewl Mate
White Shirting
65% Cotton  30% Nylon  5% Elastine

Construction in Progress
Rayon Lining: Grey
Button: Hubcap  1"  $2.00

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 12/2011 #111C

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5520, 5534, McCalls 6038, 6279, Simplicity 2340, 2700, Vogue 8561, 8648

Sewing Tip: Use Fork Pins to match the pinstripes.

Camel Corduroy
98% Cotton 2% Lycra
Sew up this fabulous fine wale corduroy from Italy and stay warm this winter.  This is a soft, dress weight fabric with a little stretch for comfort.  The camel color is a great neutral and will work with almost any other color.  Make a jacket, pants, skirt or shirtwaist dress.  

Sewl Mates
Chambray Suiting
65% Cotton 30% Nylon 5% Elastine

Cream/Brown Faux Fur

Construction in Progress

Sweet Inspiration

Burda Style 11/2011 #133

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5616, 5685, McCalls 6387, 6440, Simplicity 2056, 2758, Vogue 1268, 8776

Sewing Tip: Even though this fabric has a nap, try changing the nap direction for a design effect.

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