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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. 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

  2. Tone-on-Tone Geometric Black Double Cloth Cotton Voile  (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    Tone-on-Tone Geometric Black Double Cloth Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland)

    A featherweight soft cotton voile in basic black. This double cloth voile has a lovely and subtle woven tone-on-tone pattern of stripes and squares, and would be sophisticated as a simple long-sleeved tailored shirt with patch pockets. Made in Switzerland. 52" wide. 100% cotton.
    $39.99

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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. 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

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