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Perfect Patterns: Spring & Summer

With Spring and Summer just around the corner, we teamed up with our friends at BurdaStyle to bring you some perfect patterns for Spring and Summer! The Romantic Maxi Dress The Romantic Maxi Dress may be the highlight of this collection with its revealing sweetheart neckline, cap sleeves, and flowing full skirt. Two different florals are beautifully feminine. We […]

Girly Gingham Fabric

I have always had an affinity for gingham fabric. It makes me think of Brigit Bardot, sunny days and picnics—a visual we could all use right about now. I like its playful vintage quality and also its versatility in projects. While the polar vortex has yet to loosen its grip, it’s never too early to […]

Seersucker Fabric

When I think seersucker fabric, I envision wearing summer shorts on a yacht with boat shoes and a polo tee. Ahh. It’s a preppy warm weather fabric perfect for a sundress or breezy button-up—no Ralph Lauren ad scenery required. If you’re already working on your spring wardrobe and aren’t quite sure how to utilize that […]

Here Comes the Bridal Fabric

With all those Christmas proposals finally sinking in, it’s time to really start planning that spring, summer or fall wedding! And, of course, it’s never too early to take care of the most important part of the occasion: the dress. Whether you’re making a custom gown for yourself or a loved one, it’s time to […]

Coats With Statement Wool Fabric

As the polar vortex tightens its grip, we need to reach for coats that will keep us toasty and, well, brighten our mood. The best way to do this? Make our own standout toppers in wool fabric we love. Right now, the most luxurious designers are all about bright saturated colors—but we can create our […]

Chenille Fabric for Home & Wardrobe

For Christmas in 7th grade, my mother bought me a black chenille fabric sweater. It might sound bland, but it seemed magical with its soft warmth and beautiful texture. I wore it to death—till the color faded and the sleeve edges were frayed. It was very loved, and to this day when I hear the […]

Go Eco-Friendly With Tencel Fabric

Unfortunately, the fashion industry can often be a wasteful place, so it’s refreshing to find advancements in technology that are making clothing more earth-friendly. One of my favorite results of this movement is Tencel fabric. Have you tried it? It’s an incredibly versatile textile that is made from wood pulp sourced from sustainable tree farms. […]

Party-Worthy Jacquard Fabric

The holidays are in our midst, and with them come a slew of inevitable parties filled with delicious baked goods, smiling faces and loads of style. What more could anyone ask for? If you’re hoping to make the perfect festive piece for your next soiree, I have two words for you: jacquard fabric. The fabric […]

Winter Project Idea: Fleece Fabric Scarves

If you’re stumped on what crafty/creative/sentimental presents to get your loved ones this holiday season, I’m pretty sure I have an awesome solution for you. Fleece fabric. It’s super cuddly, easy to work with and apropos for this time of year. While it’s simple to cut long strips out of a couple yards of fleece […]

Sewing Flattering Stripe Fabric

Often, stripe fabric is avoided due to the fear of widening horizontal lines or the bold eye-catching nature of the graphic print. I’m here to tell you, however, that stripes are our friends. Why? 1) Nothing is more classic. From Audrey Hepburn to Brigitte Bardot, they’ve stood the test of time. 2) They’re surprisingly versatile. […]