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Tips for sewing Robert Kaufmann Radiance fabric
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Date: 8/1/12 8:48 PM

Hi

I have been looking at some Robert Kaufmann Radiance fabric (cotton/silk blend) to make some blouses. Can anyone provide tips for sewing with it? It is slippery so I think it would be like sewing charmeuse but other suggestions? As well, does it wrinkle badly (doesn't feel like it would..).
Thanks for any advice.

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Date: 8/1/12 9:28 PM

I made my granddaughter's Easter dress from it. I pre-washed and dried it, underlined with silk organza and lined it with ambiance. I really liked the way it turned out. I don't think it was especially wrinkly or hard to sew.
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Date: 8/2/12 8:11 PM

Thanks JaneCS. The fabric looks so beautiful in the store -- I think that I will try it!

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