Saturday, August 17, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: Cool, Comfy, Slim Fit Pants

Happy Saturday All!
My summer break has officially come to an end and I am super excited to start a NEW school year.  I have been given the opportunity to teach 2 elective creative classes and yes, I plan to include sewing.  I am overjoyed about this new challenge and can't wait to share my passion for sewing with my students. Now let's get to the point!


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Made By A Fabricista: Two twill suiting sheath dresses (Vogue DKNY 1809)





Hello everyone! I usually gravitate towards fit and flare silhouettes when it comes to dresses, but this time I decided to fill a blank in my wardrobe and make myself sheath dresses!

I digged into the marvelous Milly collection again and selected two twill suitings for my August makes. When I saw them 'in person', I thought they would lend themselves well to that type of dress plus, as a bonus, I think those 2 sheath dresses will transition well into the cooler season ahead!

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: Early Fall Separates

Hi all! 
This time of year, I start my fall sewing.  I love the fall colors with the rich darker tones and the not so vivid florals. 



Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: Lace and Flowers for a Wedding


Have you tried out any of the Milly designer fabrics yet?  I had not heard of Milly, but really liked the colors in this print and thought it would be perfect for a wedding that I am attending in Germany.  The wedding will be in a very old church, and the bride chose blue as the wedding color scheme, so I wanted something with blue in it.   When I received the fabric, I actually gasped- it is probably the prettiest fabric I've ever worked with!

The type of fabric was unfamiliar to me- it was very heavy and fully interfaced on the back.  I quickly googled Milly's creations, and found this...

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: McCall's 7969 in Crinkle Challis



Happy Summer Fabricistas!  I am so thrilled to share this dress with you, I LOVE it, I NEEDED it, I plan on wearing it A LOT!