Saturday, July 20, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: Classic Ponte Knit Pieces!

Happy Saturday All!
I am so over this heat here in South Florida!  The humidity and the high temperature feels like 100+ degrees each day.  I can't wait for Fall so that I can truly enjoy the cooler temperatures.
Whenever Fabric Mart has designer ponte knit fabric in stock and on sale, I grab as many yards as I am allowed to.  I absolutely love sewing with ponte knit versus other knits as the stability and structure are perfect for my personal taste (See my previous Fabric Mart post using ponte knit here and here).

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: Playing With Border Prints

If you've searched through FM's gorgeous selections like I have, you'll notice so many fun border prints.  I love border prints.  The can make a simple dress/top look so boutique like.  



Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: The Night and Day Dresses!

My black dress, made with some Milly floral taffeta


Hi everybody, I just love wearing dresses during summertime! For this month's post I was supposed to post only one project, but finally decided to play with two gorgeous fabrics Fabric Mart has currently in stock. Here am I with 2 looks created from the same pattern: one dress for night time and one dress for daytime!

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Made by a Fabricista: Diana Tank Swimsuit and a Milly Floral Swim Fabric!


I am always excited for summer.  It is definitely my favorite season.  I am done teaching, I can relax in the day at the pool with my kids and friends, I can swim as many laps as I want, and I can enjoy wearing bright colors and less clothing than I have to in the winter.  I typically make sundresses in the summer, but this summer I wanted to challenge myself to another swimsuit make.  When I saw this gorgeous Milly swimsuit fabric for sale at Fabric Mart, I knew I had a plan (sold out, but this Milly swim fabric is gorgeous, too).  Pairing this fabric with the Diana Tank Swimsuit by Jalie was also a no brainer.