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  • It's Aprons and Brownies Time!

    January 10, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

    Everyone has been buying apron patterns! Is it the cold weather that makes folks want to stay in, sew aprons, and bake brownies? We have the perfect fabric for a spiffy new apron. Britex Fabrics, Coit Tower, the Golden Gate Bridge, trolleys, and more – this quilting weight cotton fabric lets us know exactly where you left your heart! Here is our iconic San Francisco fabric made into an apron - just the thing to wear while drinking coffee and baking a batch of salted mocha brownies for your pals at work! This apron pattern is the 1940s Val from the Kitchen  by Decades of Style. If this apron style doesn't float your boat, then the folks at Tipnut graciously offered three free booklets packed full of apron patterns – full aprons, half aprons, smocked aprons and more!

  • Collar Confection Silk Blouse

    December 29, 2014 by Nicole at Home

    IMG_2802   For my last-of-the-year Britex blogger project, I chose the pattern first: the unusual and lovely design from Decades of Style, the Collar Confection blouse. The blouse design is interesting and a bit more challenging than a basic top, but still very doable. The blouse style dictates a fabric with drape, but it also must be fairly opaque because there are facings along the armholes. This midweight dotted ivory silk fits the bill and, in my humble opinion, is the ideal fabric for this top!

  • Liberty of London Blouse by Colette

    September 9, 2009 by Britex Fabrics

    Colette on the 1st floor made this from Liberty of London cotton lawn.
    The pattern is Decades of Style 5003. The blouse has cap sleeves with petal shaping at the shoulder edge. There are tucks in the front and darts at the back waist and shoulder to provide shaping. Draped collar and button closure. Liberty of London cotton fabric can be found on the 2nd floor (please call ahead to verify styles and colors).
    Gigi's Liberty top copy

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