May 05, 2018
The 119 Sarouelles contains patterns for 3 pants from 3 different continents. For the African and Indian Pants, medium-weight fabrics in cotton, silk, rayon, wool, or blends are perfect. The Turkish Pants look great in lightweight fabrics with drape, like rayon challis, or gauze.
PLEASE NOTE: Fabrics used as examples in blog may go out of stock from store. If link is invalid for specific product, there may be another fabric from the supplier that you can substitute. These suggestions are based on fabrics that are in stock at the time the blog post is written!
Below are some suggestions from some of our favorite fabric stores (online).
For the African or Indian Pants, this beautiful ikat is perfect! From Stone Mountain and Daughter Fabric.
This rayon challis batik from Vogue Fabrics would be great for any of these pants, especially the Turkish ones:
So would this cool printed rayon challis (also from Vogue Fabrics):
This Japanese import green metallic print double gauze from Harts Fabric would also be great for any of these pants!
This gorgeous viscose-wool challis blend from B&J Fabrics would be great for the African or Indian Pants. Come in lots of colors.
Finally, this Sorrento linen from Michael Levine (navy color below) would be great for the African and Indian pants, particularly. It comes in several colors, too.
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