Sunday, August 05, 2012

Fabrics in the Spotlight: Tropical Weight Wools

Tropical weight wools are great for any professional setting and will keep you cool in the summer heat.  Varying shades from dark to light with just a touch of cream create a heathered pattern.  Make a jacket, skirt, dress or pants.

Caribbean Blue Tropical Weight Wool
60"
100% Italian Wool
$20.00

Peach Margarita Tropical Weight Wool
60"
100% Italian Wool
$20.00

Desert Sand Tropical Weight Wool
60"
100% Italian Wool
$20.00


Sewl Mates
Sand 3-ply Silk
45"
100% Silk
$35.00

Peach/Ivory Tropical Weight Print
57"
Silk/Cotton
$19.00

Cream and Wheat Tweed
57"
47% Viscose 40% Cotton 13% Linen
$10.00


Construction in Progress
Machine Needle: Schmetz Universal Size 12
Button: Blue Ice  13/16"  $1.00
Ykk Zipper: #533

Rayon Lining: Peach
Ykk Zipper: #813
Button: Orange Clay  7/8"  $4.50

Rayon Hem Tape: Nude Beige
Button: Golden Sun 13/16"  $2.00
YKK Zipper: #572


Sweet Inspiration



Burda 08/2012 Tunic #113  Skirt #111C

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5566, 5782, McCalls 6464, 6611, Simplicity 1781, 2562, Vogue 8758, 8787 

Sewing Tip: A Hong Kong seam finish is a good choice to finish the seams of a unlined garment.  

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