|Suitable For:||Blouses, Dresses, Shirts, Skirts|
This cotton fabric reminds of the first spring flowers. White and tender, it is decorated all over with cornflower blue embroidery that features floral, ornamental and botanical patterns. Made of pure cotton, our Italian embroidery fabric is as light as a feather. With its soft finish, it is a go-to choice for summer skirts, breathable dresses and blouses.
Cotton is one of the most popular natural fibers used for textiles and clothing. Known for thousands of years, its fibers, either short or long, can be woven or knitted into various fabrics such as lawn, batiste, poplin, jersey or velvet. The most common weaves for cotton include:
Pure cotton cloth is easy to handle and comfortable to wear all year round. Soft, breathable and absorbent, it is a go-to choice for summer apparel. Lightweight fabrics are best suitable for shirts, blouses and dresses; medium-weight – for trousers, skirts, dresses; heavy – for trousers, jackets and outwear. Cotton is everybody’s favourite when summer comes around, with a choice of prints and patterns available for any taste and style.
Why does everybody love cotton? There are lots of reasons. Cotton fabric is a popular choice for apparel because it is:
• Highly absorbent
• Easy to wash and care for
Embroidered cotton fabrics offer the same amount of comfort plus add a playful touch to your style. The end-uses are limitless: from simple shift or shirt dresses to playsuits, tunics and full skirts. One may go for plain cotton materials with tone-on-tone embroidery, perfect for understated looks, or choose bolder versions with contrast-colored threads, frills and appliques. Satin stitch, one of the most beautiful types of embroidery, has the silkiest touch.
Cotton is quite easy to work with and is the perfect place to start if you are a beginner at dressmaking. A lot depends on the type of fabric, but still there are some common tips for sewing with cotton.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the meter. The term "running meter" or "linear meter" is used in the fabric industry.
To convert meters to yards, use the conversion factor 0.9144. In other words,
1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters
1 Metre = 1.0936 Yards