SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Bernina
Bernina

Forum > Fabrics and more... > anyone seen Fair Isle-ish fabric? ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
anyone seen Fair Isle-ish fabric?
knit or woven
edot
star
edot
Member since 1/9/06
Posts: 293
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



Date: 12/14/11 12:31 PM

in browsing the 'net just now I came across some long john style pjs at nordstrom in a pretty cute fair-isle-ish winter sweater print, complete with reindeer and snowflakes (!).
Has anyone seen such a fabric? A knit would be good, but a woven would be great too (contrast shirt facings! oooh!). I looked over at spoonflower and found a few things searching for "fair isle" but, alas, no reindeer and snowflakes.
I'm beyond wishing for this for this year, but what a stellar stash builder to keep around for wintry sewing projects it would be! Thanks in advance everybody.

------
"You have a better life if you wear impressive clothes." -Vivienne Westwood

sarah in nyc

sarah in nyc
New York USA
Member since 1/8/05
Posts: 1939
Skill: Advanced
Send Message

      



Date: 12/14/11 1:16 PM

Target is selling sheet sets with a red/white fair isle pattern. They cost $20 for al sizes so you could make a bunch of pj's out of king sized sheets

------
sarah in nyc
www.sewnewyork.blogspot.com

NancyZL
NancyZL  Friend of PR
New Jersey USA
Member since 6/18/08
Posts: 640
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



In reply to edot

Date: 12/14/11 1:43 PM

Look at Etsy, a search for reindeer fabric yielded over 400 hits. One
that looks good to me is sold by BlackberryPlaid. (I have no connection to them.)
Skittl1321
star
Skittl1321
Iowa USA
Member since 9/9/07
Posts: 1112
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Send Message

      



Date: 12/15/11 8:46 AM

Try connecting threads. They had six or seven imitation knits last year...one or two might still be around on clearance.

Here is the link: http://www.connectingthreads.com/WinterFun_CD114.html
They have three, and two different colors of each. None just like your model, but snowflake, "bunnies and trees", and Argyle (which looks more like Intarsia than Fair Isle)
-- Edited on 12/15/11 8:51 AM --
edot
star
edot
Member since 1/9/06
Posts: 293
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



Date: 12/15/11 12:00 PM

wow! thank you a ton! those prints from connecting threads are just what I had in mind, and why I didn't think of searching for "reindeer" (or sheets, duh) is beyond me.
hive mind, to the rescue!

------
"You have a better life if you wear impressive clothes." -Vivienne Westwood

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fabrics and more... >> anyone seen Fair Isle-ish fabric?

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Class Details

Online Class
10 Clever Techniques To Help You Sew Like a Pro
10 Clever Techniques To Help You Sew Like a Pro

Class Details

Kwik Sew 2981

photo
by: kathyw

Review
Sewing Workshop Nikko Jacket Pattern

Sewing Workshop Nikko Jacket Pattern

Pattern Details
SewBaby Quick and Comfy Dresses Pattern

SewBaby Quick and Comfy Dresses Pattern

Pattern Details
Butterick 6810

photo
by: QueenBeeOn...

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.