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This month, we looked for sweater knits in spring colors for the Astoria cropped sweater and bright romantic florals for the Bristol skirt.

Posted in: Fabric & Textiles • March 31, 2015



  1. Pink floral fleece from Guthrie & Ghani is a fleece-backed knit with a vintage-inspired print, £7.95/half meter.

  2. Bubblegum angora-wool from mood is luxuriously soft, $17.99/yard.

  3. Light grey cotton jersey from Guthrie & Ghani has a brushed surface and thicker, sweater-like hand, £7.95/half meter.

  4. Blue French terry from Stonemountain & Daughter has a perfectly casual look and just the right amount of stretch, $12.00/yard.

  5. Sweatshirt knit in rose from Dragonfly Fabrics has a vibrant color and thick, cozy texture, £19.80/meter.

  6. Ottoman style double knit from A Fashionable Stitch is thick and textured, $7.48/ half yard.

  7. Double sweater knit from Hart's Fabric is super stretchy and comfortable, $12.99/yard.

  8. Soft pink boiled wool from A Fashionable Stitch in a pretty color and lovely texture, $14.98/half yard.

  9. Seven Islands Kokochi Border Cotton Knit from Bolt & Spool is a thick and luxurious striped cotton in a narrow 36 inch width, $24.25/yard.

  10. French floral scuba knit from Emma One Sock has a thick texture and incredibly vibrant print, $28.00/yard.

  11. Viscose/wool variegated sweater knit from Emma One Sock is very stable with a pearly grey color, $29.50/yard.



  1. Moda regent street lawn from Cool Cottons is a feminine print in a beautiful colorway, $12.50/yard.

  2. Liberty of London Tana lawn in Poppytot C from Bolt and Spool is the fabric we chose to make this month's Bristol pattern with a sheer overlay, $36.00/yard.

  3. Alexander Henry lawn in larkspur circles from Grey's Fabric is bright, abstract, and cheerful, $3.75/quarter yard.

  4. Midnight blue rose cotton voile from Mood is utterly classic, $11.99/yard.

  5. London Calling lawn from Stonemountain & Daughter is a lightweight lawn in a garden floral print, $12.20/yard.

  6. Leaf print cotton lawn from Dragonfly Fabrics is a small scale print with a bright color and lovely hand, £13.90/meter.

  7. Navy and antique white cotton poplin from Mood is romantic and sweet without being cloying, $11.99/yard.

  8. Free Spirit Honor Roll from Cool Cottons is a vibrant, almost neon floral on a dark ground, $12.50/yard.

  9. Cloud tears batiste from French shop Linna Morata, €9/half meter.

  10. Liberty Tana lawn in Mauvey G from Modern Domestic is a classic Liberty print that would make a gorgeous skirt for summer, $40/yard.

  11. Clipdot in Midnight from Sew Biased Fabrics is a sheer swiss dot in deep blue that could work in many seasons, $5.00/half yard.

  12. Liberty of London Tana lawn in Rochester B from Bolt and Spool is a cool-toned print that really stands out, $36.00/yard.

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