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Learn about our NEW Apparel Fabrics

In the Spring of 2024, Spoonflower launched a collection of four new fabrics that are ideal for a variety of apparel projects. Ready to freshen up your wardrobe? Learn more about these four fabrics and compare their specs below. You can also find many free sewing patterns on the Spoonflower Blog.



Fiber Content



Weave Structure

Cotton Silk 51% cotton, 49% silk 52" wide 2.4 oz/sq yard Sateen weave
Essex Linen 55% linen, 45% cotton 52" wide 5.5 oz/sq yard Plain weave
Seersucker 100% cotton 52" wide 3.25 oz/sq yard Seersucker (slack-tension) weave
Sport Stretch Woven 90% REPREVE® recycled polyester microfiber, 10% Spandex 56" wide 5.0 oz/sq yard Plain weave

Cotton Silk

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  • Ideal for dresses, blouses, top-weight apparel, and accessories that need a graceful drape and flowy finish

  • Naturally breathable with a slight sheen

  • Woven fabric with no stretch

Essex Linen


  • Ideal for skirts, dresses, pants, lightweight jackets, button-up shirts, and more.

  • Crisp yet drapable

  • Woven fabric with no stretch

  • This fabric works best with lighter backgrounds and scattered designs



  • Ideal for top-weight apparel projects, from dresses and blouses to sport coats and suits.
  • Alternating ridges of flat and puckered vertical stripes
  • Woven fabric with no stretch

Sport Stretch Woven


  • Ideal for board shorts, athletic wear, and other outdoor clothing.

  • Fast drying

  • Woven fabric with 4 way stretch, <25% horizontal stretch, <25% vertical stretch

  • Rated UPF 50+

  • Water repellent with non-PFAS (C0 DWR) finish


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