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Heirloom Fabrics Index

If you know which fabric you are searching for you can jump right to it by using this index. If you would rather browse, you can do that by scrolling down each page and clicking the link to the next page.

We have listed a few ideas and suggestions of how each of these can be used pertaining to sewing for children and babies. These are only a few ideas, they are excellent for many projects, not just those listed here.

We hope this index makes it easier for you to find what you need.


Bearissima - Our most popular Swiss Batiste, from Bear Threads Ltd. Choose this fabric when only the best will do.

Bearissima II - Same high quality Swiss batiste fabric as Bearissima, except slightly heavier.

Nelona - Our top-of-the-line Nelona Swiss batiste, from Martha Pullen Co.

Do you have questions about the differences between Bearissima and Nelona? See our Fact Sheet titled Choosing a Swiss Batiste for your project.

Economy Pima Swiss Batiste
- Heavier than Bearissima or Nelona, a good choice for heirloom sewing on a budget.

Economy Sheer Pima Cotton Swiss Batiste - Very lightweight and transparent.

Silk Batiste - Baby gowns, toddler dresses, slips, linings, camisoles.

Victorian Batiste - A great alternative to Swiss batiste.


Dotted Swiss
- Sheer and light 100% Swiss cotton, makes adorable children and baby garments, from Bear Threads.

Dotted Swiss Organdy - Absolutely exquisite and extremely hard to find. 100% cotton, imported from Switzerland.


Swiss Cotton Organdy
- Gorgeous colors, very high quality, from Bear Threads.

Swiss Cotton Organdy - Ultra white, very pretty, excellent quality.


Silk Organza
- Special Occasion Garments, Smocking.

Cotton Organza - Not as stiff as Organdy .


English Cotton Netting
- Machine Lace Making, Special Occasion Garments

Swiss Cotton Tulle - Softer and a higher quality than the English Netting, Machine Lace Making, Special Occasion Garments


Irish Handkerchief Linen
- Baby gowns, children's clothing, shadow embroidery, madeira applique, hand embroidery.

Bearlin - Irish Linen/Swiss Cotton blend from Bear Threads. Very high quality, preferred by many - less wrinkles than 100% linen!


Wool Challis
- Lightweight and sheer, very nice. baby gowns, girl's dresses, boy's shirts, women's clothes. From Bear Threads.


Silk Dupioni
- Baby gowns, special occasion, home decor. From Martha Pullen Co.


Swiss Silky Broadcloth
- 100% Swiss cotton, great for shirts, children and baby dresses, baby sheets, pillowcases, etc., from Bear Threads.


Swiss Cotton Flannel
- Unbelievable soft & finely woven, perfect for baby and children's clothes, blankets and many more of your projects. From Bear Threads.

Austrian Cashmere Cotton - Soft baby garments, diaper shirts, sacques, blankets - thicker than Swiss flannel


Swiss Lined Pique
- High quality pique, from Bear Threads.


Heirloom Velvet
- Lightweight, heirloom white velvet. Soft and luxurious for beautiful dresses for girls and ladies.


Featherwale Corduroy
- Very nice cotton corduroy from Fabric Finders and Spechler Vogel.

Chambray - Cotton chambray from Fabric Finders.

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