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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. Abstract Semi-Sheer Charcoal & Tan Dotted Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Abstract Semi-Sheer Charcoal & Tan Dotted Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy)

    Semi-sheer lightweight cotton batiste in a classic white and scattered with chic abstract 3/4" polka dots in charcoal grey and cool tan - perfect for a lined full skirt or a princess seamed top with a bateau neckline. Made in Italy. 58" wide. 100% cotton.
    $45.99

  2. Glorious Dahlia Semi-Sheer Cotton & Silk Batiste (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Glorious Dahlia Semi-Sheer Cotton & Silk Batiste (Made in Italy)

    Semi-sheer lightweight cotton and silk batiste with a large scale riotous print of dahlias in stunning shades of kiwi green, purple, turquoise, and pink. There are three wide "stripes" of flowers running lengthwise - perfect for a full skirt or a tiered summer frock. Made in Italy. 55" wide. 50% cotton and 50% silk.
    $49.99

  3. GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Summer Garden Flower Profusion Cotton Quickview

    GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Summer Garden Flower Profusion Cotton

    A lightweight semi-sheer cotton in a print of an intoxicating blast of summer flowers in shades of purple, turquoise, leaf green, and lemon yellow - perfect for a lovely Peter Pan collared retro-style blouse or a full skirt. 50" wide. 100% cotton.

     

    See how Laura Mae made a gorgous frock with this cotton!  

    $22.99

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  4. Semi-Sheer White Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Semi-Sheer White Cotton Batiste

    A semi-sheer lightweight cotton batiste in white - perfect for breezy starched curtains or a lovely Peter Pan collared retro-style blouse. 60" wide. 100% cotton.
    $9.99

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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