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SALE! KNIT FABRIC CATEGORY 8/28-9/15


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. 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

  2. Taupe Palm Leaves Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy) - LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Taupe Palm Leaves Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy) - LIMITED STOCK

    This cotton batiste fabric is printed with luscious taupe on taupe over-sized palm leaves. With its sophisticated coloring and graceful tropical design, this light-weight cotton would make a fabulous beach sarong or a breezily cool summer shirt. This fabric is 58" wide, made in Italy, and 100% cotton. LIMITED STOCK
    $39.99

  3. Basic Coal Black Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Basic Coal Black Cotton Batiste

    A lightweight cotton batiste fabric in basic coal black. This is perfect for sophisticated warm weather garments - perhaps a pleat-fronted top. This fabric is 58" wide. 100% cotton.
    $18.99

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Coffee Brown & Soot Ikat Cotton Voile  LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Coffee Brown & Soot Ikat Cotton Voile LIMITED STOCK

    Lightweight cotton sheer voile fabric, with a coffee brown and black ikat design. This is perfect for a halter-top summertime sundress or sarong beach wrap -- pass the mint ice tea and get ready a lazy afternoon! This fabric is 58" wide. 100% cotton. LIMITED STOCK
    $29.99

  7. Shades of Coffee Animalistic Abstract Cotton Voile (Imported from Italy) Quickview

    Shades of Coffee Animalistic Abstract Cotton Voile (Imported from Italy)

    A lightweight cotton voile fabric, in an animal-influenced print in shades of coffee and with 16" wide borders on each selvage - make this into a pair of sheer snappy palazzo pants, or a beach cover-up. A perfect accent to summer whites! Imported from Italy. 57" wide. 100% cotton.
    $29.99

  8. Plum & Melon Scattered Floral Cotton Voile Quickview

    Plum & Melon Scattered Floral Cotton Voile

    A lightweight cotton voile, in a pattern of purple, taupe, blue, pear, and melon wildflowers scattered on a white background - lovely made into a wisp of a sundress or gathered skirt. 58" wide. 100% cotton.
    $18.99

  9. 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

  10. Sheer Scarlet Spotted Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    Sheer Scarlet Spotted Cotton Voile (Made in Switzerland)

    The Swiss are renowned for their cottons; A sheer and luxurious Swiss cotton voile, in vibrant scarlet and patterned with irregular raised spots. This wonderfully textured voile is perfect for a lined sleeveless chemise, to be worn with red linen 13-button, bell-bottom trousers plus pearls. Made in Switzerland. 54" wide. 100% cotton.
    $39.99

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