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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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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