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20% OFF UNTIL 6/1 - SINGULAR SUMMER COTTON FABRICS!


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. GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Summer Garden Flower Profusion Cotton Quickview

    GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Summer Garden Flower Profusion Cotton

    A lightweight semi-sheer cotton in a print of an intoxicating blast of summer flowers in shades of purple, turquoise, leaf green, and lemon yellow - perfect for a lovely Peter Pan collared retro-style blouse or a full skirt. 50" wide. 100% cotton.

     

    See how Laura Mae made a gorgous frock with this cotton!  

    $22.99 $18.39

  2. 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 $18.39

  3. 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 $18.39

  4. 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 $18.39

  5. 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 $27.99

  6. 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 $10.39

  7. 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 $31.99

  8. Sheer Scarlet Spotted Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland)  LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Sheer Scarlet Spotted Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland) LIMITED STOCK

    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 $31.99

  9. 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 $15.19

  10. Turquoise Blue Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    Turquoise Blue Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland)

    A featherweight soft cotton voile in brilliantly evocative turquoise blue. This extremely finely woven cotton voile gathers or pleats beautifully -- making it a natural choice for a summer shirtwaist dress, or even breezy curtains (perfect for a ocean front beach home!) Made in Switzerland. 54" wide. 100% cotton.
    $49.99 $39.99

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