Sheryl Johnson and Marcus Fabrics bring us a special group with a rich history. Shirtings were a fashion necessity in the late 1800s, used to make men's shirts and Gibson Girl blouses through the turn of the century. Traditionally, these were lightweight cotton prints with small, simple black motifs on a white ground. Today, their low volume appearance makes them the perfect pairing for your favorite dark and medium calicos. Sheryl believes the Delightful Dozen are a must for patchwork, providing all important light contrast, and will make a great addition to your scrap basket!