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Midweight

SALE! LINEN CATEGORY FABRIC 7/15-7/28


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.

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  1. Deep Cadmium Yellow Eyelet Fabric (Made in Switzerland) Quickview

    Deep Cadmium Yellow Eyelet Fabric (Made in Switzerland)

    The Swiss are renowned for their cottons; here is an imported midweight cotton eyelet in deep cadmium yellow with a tangy orange tone, graceful circular motifs, polka dots, and scalloped borders on each edge - perfect for a summertime princess seam dress or snappy capri pants. Made in Switzerland. 54" wide. 100% cotton.
    $69.99

  2. 1 1/4" Border Print - Ocher Ethnic Hand Block Printed Cotton (Made in India) Quickview

    1 1/4" Border Print - Ocher Ethnic Hand Block Printed Cotton (Made in India)

    A midweight cotton fabric with design of bright ocher leaves on a creamy yellow background. This hand block printed ethnic print has a graceful 1 1/4" wide floral border along one selvage - perfect for a romantically full gathered skirt or a vintage-inspired blouse. Please wash fabric separately prior to sewing. Made in India. 44" wide. 100% cotton.
    $18.99

  3. Checkerboard Juicy Orange & Yellow Dutch Wax African Cotton Quickview

    Checkerboard Juicy Orange & Yellow Dutch Wax African Cotton

    A Dutch wax cotton in a vibrant cadmium yellow, juicy orange, cobalt blue, and Kelly green in a 3" by 4 1/2" checkered motif! This print will cheer you up on the most dismal drizzly day or make a sunny day even spicier. Make it into a pair of capri pants, a fitted shirt, or a beach wrap. 44" wide. 100% cotton.
    $12.99

  4. Striped Lemon & Kelly Green Dutch Wax African Cotton Quickview

    Striped Lemon & Kelly Green Dutch Wax African Cotton

    A Dutch wax cotton in a vibrant lemon yellow, green and red geometric striped and checkered motif! This print will cheer you up on the most dismal drizzly day or make a sunny day even spicier. Make it into a pair of capri pants, a fitted shirt, or a beach wrap. 44" wide. 100% cotton.
    $12.99

  5. Liberty of London Tana Cotton Lawn Mitsi Valeria  (Imported from England) Quickview

    Liberty of London Tana Cotton Lawn Mitsi Valeria (Imported from England)

    A luxurious cotton lawn from Liberty of London, distinguished designers since 1875. This is a tiny vintage-inspired floral design in gloriously warm ocher and rust, with a smidgin of sage and cream. The design is called Mitsi Valeria, and is related to the Liberty Classic design Mitsi, the original being designed in the 1950s. This begs to be made into fall blouse or shirt - perfect for sipping hot spiced cider and hayrides! Durable, and nearly wrinkle-free when taken directly from the dryer, this fabric makes delicious pajamas, dandy tailored shirts, dapper bow ties, and is a joy for hand-smocking. 54" wide. 100% cotton. Imported from England.
    $44.99

  6. Liberty of London Tana Cotton Lawn Lagos Laurel Paisley (Imported from England) Quickview

    Liberty of London Tana Cotton Lawn Lagos Laurel Paisley (Imported from England)

    A luxurious cotton lawn from Liberty of London, distinguished designers since 1875. This is a fabulous très moderne psychedelic paisley design called Lagos Laurel. We love the soft shades of pale yellow and rich plum, and yearn to make this print into a pair of luxurious pajamas trimmed in plum piping. Durable, and nearly wrinkle-free when taken directly from the dryer, this fabric makes delicious pajamas, dandy tailored shirts, dapper bow ties, and is a joy for hand-smocking. 54" wide. 100% cotton. Imported from England.
    $44.99

  7. Pinstriped Cadium Yellow & White Mock Seersucker Cotton Shirting (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Pinstriped Cadium Yellow & White Mock Seersucker Cotton Shirting (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    An imported cotton shirting. This is verging on seersucker, with bright white and cadmium yellow lengthwise pinstripes - perfect for a breezy summer shirt, or a pleated skirt. Made in Italy. 45" wide. 100% cotton. LIMITED STOCK
    $27.99

  8. Ethnic Plaid Sunny Yellow & Purple Woven Cotton Fabric Quickview

    Ethnic Plaid Sunny Yellow & Purple Woven Cotton Fabric

    A midweight cotton fabric, in a woven plaid of royal purple and sunny yellow. The repeat on the purple stripes is 1 1/2". With a definite ethnic feel, this would make a super vintage-inspired casual sports shirt or a vibrant ankle-length pleated skirt. The purple and red stripes on this fabric run lengthwise. This fabric is 45" wide and 100% cotton.
    $22.99 $4.99

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