Piqué, and shirtings, and twills oh my! These woven and printed midweight cotton fabrics travel wonderfully along the fashion highway, from tailored French-cuffed shirts, to crisp summer shifts, to artistic asymmetrical jackets. Many of these scrumptious fabrics are imported from Italy or Japan, lending them an additional worldliness.
The Swiss are renowned for their fine cotton; A soft midweight cotton fabric, with a woven pattern of deep pastel, crosswise ikat stripes, in peach, pink, and Kelly green on a white background. Peach and grey stripes are 3/8" wide, pink and Kelly stripes are 1 1/8" wide, and white stripes are 1 1/8" wide. This would be great made into a vintage style shirtwaist dress, worn with espadrilles and a wide woven belt. Made in Switzerland. 63" wide. 100% cotton. GUEST BLOGGER PICK!$49.99
Quickview A soft midweight cotton blend, adorned with crosswise ikat stripes in light copper,silvery grey, and accented with cobalt blue, taupe, and hot pink. This would make a charming dirndl skirt - wear it with sandals and a tank top for a summer picnic. 60" wide. Cotton and polyester blend. Made in Italy.$69.99