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             The Blouse Perfected pattern             Danger Curves Ahead pattern             Ebb and Flow pattern

Here are more suggestions for your summer wardrobe:  a couple of shirts, a tunic and a shell, and 2 stylish tops.  Any of these garments would be comfortable in the lightweight fabrics we're featuring this week.  Then you could use the patterns in different fabrics when the weather cools.

If you haven't had time to look at the BLOG yet, take a few minutes to see how many ways you can amplify your wardrobe using 2 solid neutral colors, a print, and a couple of solid accent colors. I outlined a simple plan, so get your fabrics in hand and go for it!

Oh, I need to remind you that Threads Magazine has invited Louise to teach in New York on September 6 and 7.  This is quite an honor!  She will call on her extensive knowledge of fitting, so ladies can make their sewing even more individual and expressive.  It's called the Threads Experience.  Check it out!

Here are those luscious fabrics again:

Swiss cotton and black and white cotton from France.  The Swiss cotton is deep black and works beautifully with the French cotton. 

         Swiss cotton       French cotton

Lightweight black linen and a cotton print from Japan.  Cool and comfy.

         black lightweight linen       cotton print from Japan

Maps printed on cotton and linen/silk from France.

         cotton shirt weight print        linen/silk blend from France

Measuring tapes on cotton and black textured cotton from Japan.

         cotton shirt weight       black cotton dobby from Japan

White mini-pique and cross-dyed linen.

         cotton mini-pique       cross-dyed linen

Bright pops of linen to take your wardrobe up a notch.

         blue-green light weight linen       turquoise lightweight linen

And polyesters for wrinkle-free pants.

         white polyester       black polyester

How many combinations of garments can you think of from this group of fabrics?  I think you'd be surprised!  Remember that you can get ideas from the blog.

By the way, be sure to take a look at the Home Page.  One of our customers' favorite fabrics is back in the warehouse.  It's a lightweight cotton with a smooth finish, but the fun is in the print:  dress forms, pattern pieces, sewing terminology.  I've posted my Pick Stitch Perfect shirt again, so you can see this fabric made up.  Here's a quick peek:

We're working on our schedule for next year, so keep up with new developments on the Events page.

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