Must-Have Fabrics for Your Stash

We’ve talked a lot about fabric prints here lately, but today let’s take some time to get back to the basics – the must-have fabric staples for your sewing stash. From batiste to cottons to linen, these are the versatile fabrics that are great to have on hand for any special project that may arise. And, with the Friends and Family Summer Savings Event going on now through June 7 in our Martha Pullen Online Store, you can enjoy 40% off savings on all of these fabrics – just enter coupon code FFSUMMER40 at checkout to get the discount!

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Imperial Batiste

Imperial Batiste
Available Colors: Blue, Ivory, White, Pink
This imperial batiste is consistently one of our top-sellers! It is made of 65% poly and 35% combed cotton. This combination makes the fabric wrinkle-free, which is great for children’s clothing. 44/45 inches wide


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Swiss Nelona

Swiss Nelona – Batiste
Available Colors: Blue, Pink, Robin’s Egg
Imported from Switzerland, this 100% cotton Swiss Nelona batiste has a gorgeous sheen with a little body, but is still translucent. It’s easy to work with for machine or hand sewing, smocking or any other heirloom sewing project. 45 inches wide


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Victorian Batiste

Victorian Batiste
Available Colors: Ivory, White, Blue, Pink, Robin’s Egg
This Victorian batiste is a great alternative for Swiss! It is 100% cotton and slightly heavier than Nelona. It works well for hand and machine sewing and is perfect for blouses or other heirloom sewing projects. 45 inches wide


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Martha’s Heirloom Batiste

Martha’s Heirloom Batiste
Available Colors: Lavendar
The weight of this batiste fits quite nicely between Nelona and Victorian. It is smooth and soft and perfect for heirloom projects. 42 inches wide


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Martha’s Classic Cotton

Martha’s Classic Cotton
Available Colors: Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lime, Pink, White, Yellow, Orange, Baby Pink, Hot Pink, Navy Blue, Robin’s Egg, Royal Blue
This classic cotton is extremely versatile. It’s great to have on hand for all types of sewing projects from garments to bags to quilts, and we have a whole rainbow of colors available. 60 inches wide


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Mini Check Cotton

Mini Check Cotton
Available Colors: Baby Blue, Baby Pink, Baby Robin’s Egg, Black, Ecru, Gray, Lavender, Orange, Red
This 100% cotton, yarn-dyed woven mini-check gingham is great for garments and trims, and the colors match the Martha’s Classic Cotton solids. 60 inches wide


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Lattice Eyelet

Lattice Eyelet
Available Colors: White, Mist, Peony, Confection
Brand new to our store, this cotton lattice eyelet from Michael Miller Fabrics is lightweight and full of texture. It is perfect for home décor, children’s garments and accessories. 54/55 inches wide


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Swiss Cotton Sateen

Swiss Cotton Sateen
Available Colors: White
The glossy finish on this Swiss cotton sateen has the appearance of satin, but it has all the ease of sewing with cotton. 54 inches wide


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Martha’s Favorite Handkerchief Linen

Martha’s Favorite Handkerchief Linen
Available Colors: White, Blue, Pink
We searched long and hard for the perfect handkerchief linen, and finally found it with this fabric. It is beautiful for Madeira applique, hand embroidery and all forms of heirloom sewing. 55 inches wide


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Linen Blend

Linen Blend
Available Colors: Black
This linen blend is a great substitute for handkerchief linen! It is a blend of 55% linen and 45% cotton, and will please your eyes as well as your budget. It’s slightly heavier than the handkerchief linen and great for all heirloom sewing projects. 43/44 inches wide

Click here to shop all of our fabrics, and be sure to use coupon code FFSUMMER40 to save 40% off!

Happy Sewing,
Natalie