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One Pattern, Three Fabrics

Explore how fabric choice can completely change the Veronica dress’s look.

Posted in: Fabric & Textiles • June 30, 2017


Create different silhouettes by using cotton blends. Choose a lightweight cotton for a Veronica dress that drapes, or pick a sturdier chambray for a structured shape.

The Veronica dress sewn in cotton.

1 | Kyra Ikat

This medium-weight cotton has a weave that is similar to linen, $34.00/yard from Bolt & Spool.

2 | Cotton Slub Chambray in Pink

This lightweight chambray has plenty of texture, with pops of bright pink and white, $15.00/yard from The Confident Stitch.

International options: AU CA UK

3 | Indikon Yarn-Dyed Cotton in Denim

If only a picture could show you how nice this fabric feels, $9.90/yard from The Confident Stitch.

International options: UK


Seersucker has a distinct crinkly texture that is quite pleasant to wear in warm weather. You’ll recognize this cotton’s signature striped pattern, but it also comes in checks and bright colors.

The Veronica dress sewn in seersucker.

1 | Scarlet Seersucker

This seersucker comes in a rich, deep red, $8.98/yard from LA Finch Fabrics.

2 | Indigo Seersucker Check

This seersucker has a light texture, perfect for summer, $9.98/yard from

International options: AU

3 | Seersucker Striped Sorbet

This seersucker is made from combed cotton, ideal for summer apparel, $7.48/yard from

International options: FR UK


Linen is the ultimate summer fabric, as it keeps you cool when necessary. The only downside is that it is prone to wrinkling, especially when traveling. To avoid wrinkles, look for blends that include rayon.

The Veronica dress sewn in linen.

1 | Tuscany Pinstripe Linen

This lightweight linen mimics chambray and features delicate white stripes, $19.99/yard from Harts Fabric.

International options: AU NZ

2 | Maker Maker Lines in Black

This cotton and linen blend canvas features a bold, block-print-inspired design, $13.40/yard from The Confident Stitch.

International options: CA

3 | Linen Délave

This yarn-dyed linen gets delightfully soft after washing, $22.00/yard from Fancy Tiger Crafts.

International options: CH UK

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