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SALE! NOVELTY FABRIC CATEGORY 20% OFF 4/16 - 4/30


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. Semi-Sheer Art Nouveau Floral Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Semi-Sheer Art Nouveau Floral Cotton Batiste

    A lightweight semi-sheer cotton batiste, in navy and sky blue on a white background - a graceful and delicate design, this would make a charming summer frock, or a old-fashioned and fanciful blouse. 54" wide. 100% cotton.
    $18.99

  2. Single-Bordered Ikat Animal Silk & Cotton Batiste (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Single-Bordered 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

  3. Embroidered Semi-Sheer Teal Blue Silk & Cotton Batiste Quickview

    Embroidered Semi-Sheer Teal Blue Silk & Cotton Batiste

    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.
    $29.99

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

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