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From whispery sheer cotton voile, to shirt-worthy cotton batiste, we love breathable and comfortable cotton fabric. These soft, lightweight cotton fabrics are ideal for chic blouses, bespoke tailored shirts, wide panel skirts, and delicious spring frocks. Many of our lighter cottons are imported from always fashionable Italy, where they seem to specialize in unusual prints and sophisticated colorations.

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  1. Teal Blue Helix Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Teal Blue Helix Cotton Batiste

    A semi-sheer lightweight cotton batiste in watery teal blue, and with a pattern of woven diagonal helices. This would make a charming fluttery frock or a Peter Pan collared blouse. 60" wide. 100% cotton.
    $22.99

  2. Watermelon Helix Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Watermelon Helix Cotton Batiste

    A semi-sheer lightweight cotton batiste in lush watermelon red, and with a pattern of woven diagonal helices. This would make a charming fluttery frock or a Peter Pan collared blouse. 60" wide. 100% cotton.
    $22.99

  3. Embroidered Pastel Butterflies Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Embroidered Pastel Butterflies Cotton Batiste

    A white semi-sheer lightweight cotton batiste that is strewn with embroidered pastel butterflies in soft yellow, ballet pink, sky blue and mint green. This would make a charming fluttery frock or nightgown. 45" wide. 100% cotton.
    $22.99

  4. Pale Clear Sky Blue Cotton Eyelet Batiste Quickview

    Pale Clear Sky Blue Cotton Eyelet Batiste

    A semi-sheer cotton eyelet batiste in pale sky blue, with an embroidered vertical stripe patten (stripes are 1" apart) - perfect for a romantically full gathered skirt, a child's party dress, or even sweet curtains. 58" wide. 100% cotton.
    $34.99

  5. Etro Paisley Semi-Sheer Cotton & Silk Batiste (Made in Italy)  LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Etro Paisley Semi-Sheer Cotton & Silk Batiste (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    A semi-sheer cotton and silk batiste in a mid-scale wood-block look paisley print in antique blue and soft white - perfect for a gathered peasant blouse or a wisp of a dress. Made in Italy by Etro. 54" wide. Cotton and silk blend. LIMITED STOCK
    $34.99

  6. Designer Semi-Sheer Floral Silk & Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Designer Semi-Sheer Floral Silk & Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    A semi-sheer silk and cotton batiste, with beautiful tile-like motifs of flowers, arabesques, and pomegranates on a purple colored background. This is perfect for summertime wear - make a loose gathered sundress or an airy peasant blouse trimmed with satin ribbon! Made in Italy. 54" wide. Silk and cotton blend. LIMITED STOCK
    $45.99

  7. Delicate Thistle Semi-Sheer Cotton Quickview

    Delicate Thistle Semi-Sheer Cotton

    A lightweight semi-sheer cotton in delicate thistle purple and with a subtly crinkled texture. This is perfect for summertime wear - make a loose gathered and ruffled sundress, or an airy peasant blouse trimmed with ribbon! 58" wide. 100% cotton.
    $12.99

  8. 21" Border Print - Ikat Animal Silk & Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy) Quickview

    21" Border Print - Ikat Animal Silk & Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy)

    A lightweight semi-sheer silk and cotton batiste, in shades of toast, with touches of soft ocher and orchid - the body of this enchanting fabric is all animal, and the 21" border is all ikat! Utilize the lively border and sew this into a deceptively demure halter top sundress. Made in Italy. 54" wide. Silk and cotton blend.
    $39.99

  9. Sheer Scarlet Spotted Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    Sheer Scarlet Spotted Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland)

    The Swiss are renowned for their cottons; A sheer and luxurious Swiss cotton voile, in vibrant scarlet and patterned with irregular raised spots. This wonderfully textured voile is perfect for a lined sleeveless chemise, to be worn with red linen 13-button, bell-bottom trousers plus pearls. Made in Switzerland. 54" wide. 100% cotton.
    $39.99

  10. Forest Creatures & Houses Cotton Voile Quickview

    Forest Creatures & Houses Cotton Voile

    A lightweight soft cotton voile in a playful print of prancing deer and houses in soft shades of green and blue, with mauve foliage forming delicate vertical stripes - perfect for a sophisticated infant's nursery, or a Gunne Sax inspired maxi dress. 54" wide. 100% cotton.
    $18.99

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