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SALE! SILK PRINT & SILK SHEER CATEGORY FABRICS! 11/12-11/30


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. 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

  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. Delicate Pale Pink Cotton Eyelet Batiste LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Delicate Pale Pink Cotton Eyelet Batiste LIMITED STOCK

    A semi-sheer cotton eyelet batiste in pale pink, with an embroidered eyelet leaf patten - perfect for a romantically full gathered skirt, a child's party dress, or even sweet curtains. 56" wide. 100% cotton. LIMITED STOCK
    $29.99

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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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