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Allysew
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Date: 6/4/13 2:12 AM

Hi

I bought a sewing pattern online (in www.sewing-patterns.org). It is a dress sewing pattern for my daughter. I don't know if I can use a cotton fabric (with a little stretch). The tutorial says: "satin/cotton fabric". What do you think? This is the dress:

http://www.sewing-patterns.org/dresses-a-skirts/product/22-flower-girl-dress

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Date: 6/4/13 6:39 PM

Is the cotton a knit or a woven?

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Date: 6/5/13 4:45 AM

I don't know (they did not say)... What is the difference exactly?
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Date: 6/5/13 6:54 AM

Yes you can use a cotton for this. Make sre it is a medium weight though.
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Date: 6/5/13 9:09 AM

I think you could call this a 'polished cotton' or perhaps a 'cotton sateen'. Sometimes they come with some stretch.
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Date: 6/5/13 1:01 PM

I think this pattern would look lovely in a cotton sateen, go online shopping. It would also be nice, as a more casual (sun)dress in a good quality patterned cotton broadcloth.
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