Atelier Brunette New Dress Fabric Collection

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Atelier Brunette's dress fabric collections are always eagerly anticipated here at Backstitch, and the latest Summer collection has not let us down. The difficult part is choosing which fabric to use first, and on which pattern!! The Atelier Brunette new 'Impression' collection offers an authentic range of timeless prints and colors that are very easy to wear.

Atelier Brunette Blossom Shell, Coral & Night Viscose Backstitch Atelier Brunette Blossom Shell, Coral & Night Viscose for Dressmaking at Backstitch

The Blossom range is one of Atelier Brunette's latest viscose rayon fabrics, from their "Impression" Couture Collection. The Blossom range comes in three stylish and versatile colour variations to suit all seasons: Shell, Coral and Night. These fabrics are sweet and refreshing with an abstract paint motif. The fabric is soft and drapey, yet thick (140 cm in width and 110 g / m2), and an added bonus is that it is machine washable at 30°C. The fabrics are ideal for sewing dresses and blouses.

Atelier Brunette's Cosmic Chestnut is another new viscose perfect for dresses or tunics.

Atelier Brunette Viscose Cosmic Chestnut Backstitch Atelier Brunette Viscose Cosmic Chestnut, ideal for dresses and tunics. Now at Backstitch

Also in the latest Atelier Brunette collection is a range of cotton cambric fabrics. This soft yet durable cotton batiste fabric is a pleasure to sew. With a density of 85g/m2 and 140 cm width, the fabrics are comfortable to wear, washable, and excellent for sewing dresses, shirts and other garments. The selection consists of Dash Lime, Tabby, and a Sparkle design in both Sparkle Melba Gold and Sparkle Powder Gold colour variations.

Atelier Brunette Cotton Cambric Dash Lime, Sparkle Melba, Sparkle Gold, Tabby Backstitch Atelier Brunette Cotton Cambric Dash Lime, Sparkle Melba Gold, Sparkle Powder Gold and Tabby at Backstitch

In the Autumn, Atelier Brunette brought out another design in cotton cambric, Bye Bye Birdie, in both Terracotta and Blue Jean colour variations. We are pleased to say we now also have these in stock at Backstitch.

Atelier Brunette Cotton Cambric Bye Bye Birdie Blue Jean and Terracotta, Backstitch Atelier Brunette Cotton Cambric Bye Bye Birdie Blue Jean and Terracotta at Backstitch

If like us you are itching to get hold of some of this beautiful dress fabric, allow me to inspire you with a few pattern ideas - we have so many gorgeous patterns for floaty, dreamy dresses and tops which are positively calling for these Atelier Brunette drapey fabrics...

Papercut Patterns have a whole host of suitable patterns, including the Moana Dress and Top, Sway Dress, Adrift Dress, Clover Dress or Skipper Tunic.

Papercut Patterns for Atelier Brunette fabrics Clockwise from left: Papercut Patterns Moana Top, Sway Dress v1, Moana Dress, Adrift Dress and Sway Dress v2

Named Clothing also have so many stunning patterns that would sew up beautifully in the Atelier Brunette range: the brand new Marie Gathered Midi Dress and Blouse; Delphi Layered Maxi Dress; Kielo Wrap Dress; or Leini Dress to name but a few.

Named Clothing and Atelier Brunette fabrics Clockwise from left: Named Clothing Marie Gathered Midi Blouse; Marie Gathered Midi Dress; Kielo Wrap Dress; Leini Dress; and Delphi Maxi Dress

Of course so many of the other wonderful designers we all love have fabulous floaty patterns that our wardrobe needs, and I'll try and mention a few... We love Pauline Alice's Eliana Dress, Salme's Kimono Top and Raglan Sleeve Shirt Dress, Megan Nielsen's Darling Ranges Dress, Tilly and the Buttons' Bettine Dress, Sewaholic's Saltspring Dress, Thread Theory's Camas Blouse or I AM Patterns' Hermes Shirt Dress...

Pauline Alice, Megan Nielsen, Sewaholic, Thread Theory Clockwise from left: Pauline Alice Eliana Dress; I AM Patterns Hermes Shirt Dress; Sewaholic Saltspring Dress; Thread Theory Camas Blouse; Megan Nielsen Darling Ranges Dress

We hope you can choose without too much trouble, and that you find the match made in heaven between the Atelier Brunette fabrics and one of our awesome Indie patterns - happy sewing!

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