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SALE! MIDWEIGHT/STRETCH WOOLS & LININGS 9/16-9/29


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. Pristine Appliqued Dragonflies Cotton Organdy Quickview

    Pristine Appliqued Dragonflies Cotton Organdy

    A crisp white semi-sheer lightweight cotton organdy that is strewn with appliqued dragonflies and embroidered lengthwise pinstripes. The stripes are 4" apart and the dragonflies 3 3/4" long and with a 6" wide wingspan! This would make a charming vintage style blouse or delicate curtains. 44" wide. 100% cotton. Swatches are good for color and fabric only; dragonflies are spaced far apart.
    $39.99

  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
    $24.99

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

    Embroidered Semi-Sheer Teal Blue Silk & Cotton Batiste LIMITED STOCK

    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. LIMITED STOCK
    $29.99

  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

  10. 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

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