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SALE! NOVELTY FABRIC CATEGORY 6/17 to 6/30


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. Plum & Melon Scattered Floral Cotton Voile Quickview

    Plum & Melon Scattered Floral Cotton Voile

    A lightweight cotton voile, in a pattern of purple, taupe, blue, pear, and melon wildflowers scattered on a white background - lovely made into a wisp of a sundress or gathered skirt. 58" wide. 100% cotton.
    $18.99

  2. 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

  3. Sheer Pristine White Striped Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    Sheer Pristine White Striped Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland)

    A lightweight luxurious Swiss cotton voile, with lengthwise 1/2" wide sheer stripes alternating with 1/4" wide checkerboard woven stripes - this would be absolutely lovely as a dress shirt, or as beautifully gossamer curtains. This unique fabric must be touched and seen to truly appreciate it's beauty; take a chance and order a swatch! Made in Switzerland. 56" wide. 100% cotton.
    $49.99

  4. Soft & Sheer White Dotted Cotton Voile LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Soft & Sheer White Dotted Cotton Voile LIMITED STOCK

    Dots are the new black! A lightweight luxurious cotton voile, with woven 3/4" long oblong dots scattered throughout - this would be absolutely lovely as a dress shirt, or as beautifully gossamer curtains trimmed with ball fringe. This unique fabric must be touched and seen to truly appreciate it's beauty; take a chance and order a swatch! 54" wide. 100% cotton. LIMITED STOCK
    $49.99

  5. Luxurious White Striped Cotton (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    Luxurious White Striped Cotton (Made in Switzerland)

    The Swiss are renowned for their cottons; A semi-sheer and luxurious Swiss cotton, in pristine white and with a pattern of lengthwise sheer pinstripes bordered by thin scalloped stripes. This fine imported cotton is perfect for an elegant dress shirt - starch it, and then pair it with black velveteen slacks for an understated look. Made in Switzerland. 62" wide. 100% cotton.
    $39.99

  6. 1 1/4" Border - Embroidered  Celtic Border White Cotton (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    1 1/4" Border - Embroidered Celtic Border White Cotton (Made in Switzerland)

    The Swiss are renowned for their cottons; A luxurious Swiss cotton, in pristine white, and with an embroidered 1 1/4" wide border running alongside both selvages in a graceful Celtic-like motif, and flanked by delicate faggoting and scallops. This fine imported cotton is perfect for an elegant dress shirt or full skirt - be sure and utilize the borders for the hem, cuffs, collar, plackets, and other detailing. Made in Switzerland. 60" wide. 100% cotton. Important: Swatches do not include a sample of the border!
    $45.99

  7. Semi-Sheer Delicate Floral Cotton Damask (Made in Switzerland) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Semi-Sheer Delicate Floral Cotton Damask (Made in Switzerland) LIMITED STOCK

    A lightweight semi-sheer cotton damask, with a woven delicate Arabesque floral pattern - this would be absolutely lovely as a pleat fronted dress shirt, a delicate tablecloth, or beautifully gossamer curtains. The Swiss are known for their fine cottons; this unique fabric must be touched and seen to truly appreciate it's beauty; take a chance and order a swatch! 56" wide. 100% cotton. LIMITED STOCK
    $39.99

  8. Semi-Sheer Art Nouveau Floral Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Semi-Sheer Art Nouveau Floral Cotton Batiste

    A lightweight semi-sheer cotton batiste, in navy and sky blue on a white background - a graceful and delicate design, this would make a charming summer frock, or a old-fashioned and fanciful blouse. 54" wide. 100% cotton.
    $18.99

  9. 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

  10. Embroidered Semi-Sheer Teal Blue Silk & Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Embroidered Semi-Sheer Teal Blue Silk & Cotton Batiste

    A teal blue semi-sheer silk and cotton batiste, embroidered in an open chain-stitch with beauteous 3" wide posies. This is perfect for summertime wear - make a loose gathered sundress or an airy peasant blouse trimmed with ribbon! 54" wide. Silk and cotton blend.
    $29.99

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