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SALE! NOVELTY FABRIC CATEGORY 20% OFF 4/16 - 4/30


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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Lightweight Asters & Lilies Cotton (Imported from Italy)  LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Lightweight Asters & Lilies Cotton (Imported from Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    A lightweight cotton fabric of boisterous mauve asters and indigo lilies on a white background. This fabric would make a charming pinafore, or breezy cafe curtains -- I imagine them in an airy leaf green tiled kitchen. Imported from Italy. 60" wide. 100% cotton. LIMITED STOCK
    $34.99

  5. 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

  6. Delicate Floral & Dot Cotton Fabric Quickview

    Delicate Floral & Dot Cotton Fabric

    This white lightweight cotton is strewn with blue pin-dots, delicate pink blossoms, and sky blue posies, including lovely open-throated morning glories. This would make a ladylike tea party frock, or charming smocked child's pinafore.This fabric is 60" wide and 100% cotton.
    $29.99

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