Skip to main content

Made By A Fabricista: Just in Time for Fall

Fall is one my favorite times of the year. The weather is just a little bit chilly. There is all sorts of activities, like haunted houses, pumpkin patches, & sunflower fields! I enjoy everything about fall.  Many sunflower fields don’t open up until closer to August ending in Indiana, but I happened to find one open & it was everything I wanted it to be! Today, I’m sharing my first & favorite pair of Burnside bibs/overalls, which I think are amazing for any weather, but I love them for fall!

For the fabric, I used a beautiful yellow challis, which made the pants very breathable & flowy, however, for this pattern I would not recommend using challis unless you have experience sewing. When cutting challis sometimes it is very easy for the fabric to slip & alter the actual piece. The fabric was so beautiful & the floral pattern went in a different decoration than normal, so I cut it a little bit differently but it all worked out perfectly! 

The sewing pattern I used was the Burnside Bibs by Sew House Seven. The pattern instructions were very easy to follow & if there were any instructions that you couldn’t quite understand there are a few Youtube tutorials that go step by step, which is extremely helpful for beginners, or anyone wanting to follow along. The pattern offers two different versions, but I think they’re both so cute! I made the second version, which ties in the back & is the longest length available. 

I had a tiny bit of extra fabric at the end, so I decided I would make a matching knotted headband. I bought a plain headband & I completely covered it with the extra fabric, underneath I overlapped it so only one raw edge would show. It won’t matter right now, because you still have to put the “knot” overlay on. I cut 20 inches long & 6 inches wide, I tied a knot in the way & style that I wanted & then folded the fabric to hide the raw edges. I hot glued this close to the headband. On the end I folded the fabric in on the ends so that no raw edges were showing again & glued it shut. 

MACY  @macycamile


Unfortunately Fabric Mart Fabrics sell out quickly!
You can find similar fabrics by shopping the following category, CHALLIS.
You can also shop our selection of Sew House Seven patterns HERE.

Comments

  1. This is beautiful! I love the color, yellow is my favorite color and you did an excellent job! The headband idea is great! I love to wear head scarves and bands so this gives me another way to wear them! Thanks for the inspiration and keep up the good sewing!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Love your bibs. Have a wonderful fall.

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is lovely. I also like how you paired the white top underneath. Do you mind sharing the pattern for the top?

    ReplyDelete
  4. That is a really cute outfit, Thanks for sharing, you look like you enjoy wearing it.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Love the fabric and that color looks great on you! So cheerful for summer but that mustardy ochre is right for fall. Great fabric choice.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love this Macy! The color, fabric, pattern, and sunflower field is gorgeous.
    -Adria

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for leaving a comment! All comments are reviewed before posting to help us eliminate spam. Your comment will be posted within 24 hours.

Popular Posts You Might Like

Made By A Fabricista: Date Night looks for Valentine's Day

Happy New Year! I am excited to be back blogging in 2023 with Fabric Mart.  Over the past few weeks, I spent quite some time reflecting on what truly brings me joy and a personalized form of self-care. Sewing was on the top of the list and I truly enjoy making my own clothing.  During the winter break, I wanted to create some basic looks that I can jazz up for a wedding or rock on date night.  When I read Johanna’s  blogpost and came across the Vogue 1835 pattern that she made last month, I saw endless possibilities with the pattern.  I knew it was perfect to hack to make a mini, midi or maxi dress and a staple pattern to have. My original plan with the lycra foil printed knit ( here ) fabric was to make a formal infinity wrap dress that I saw on instagram.  I will be attending a formal event later this month and felt it was perfect. Knowing that I would only wear the infinity wrap dress once or twice per year, I decided to make separates that I can dress up or down and maximize the w

Made By A Fabricista: Sewing Toward Spring

Hello, all! I find it positively lovely to be back on the Fabric Mart blog in 2023 sharing more sewing projects.  This round I wanted to create an outfit to ease me back into spring. As I shiver and type this, imagining nicer weather is a very uplifting thought! But for now I’m stuck with chilly (and gusty!) weather that makes taking photographs more of a challenge. When I began working on this project, I was still swirling with holiday sewing, and while I usually have my sewing projects planned down to the T in advance, this time I was much more up in the air and just had the most cursory of ideas, so I kind of put together a little kit for myself to work with. If nothing else, seeing a beautiful little stack of fabrics and notions is very motivating.  Have you been in a constant swooning state over all the incredible Liberty of London wovens that have swept through the New Arrivals? I've, for one, have felt practically breathless poring through the huge assortment and adding a f

Made by a Fabricista: YouTube Edition | Marty - Let's Make Some Activewear!

Do you ever see a fabric, and it reminds you of a fabric in your stash, so you just have to combine the two and like... annoy the world? Now I'm not saying that these colors are horrible together, but I definitely feel like a high visibility vest while wearing them. The neon orange and hot pink are just that striking of a combination. And I still can't get over the pocket detail I did on the color-blocked pair. Along with everyone else I set a New Years goal to be more healthy. To improve my relationship with food, my body, and the world around me. And these leggings bring me so much joy. Not, go run a marathon in July joy. But maybe some Yoga and outdoor adventures in August kind of joy. From beginning to end, figuring out these legging patterns has been a lot of fun. Before this, it had been almost a decade since I had worked this seriously with knit, and I think I need to do more, to be honest. I apologize for the awkward photos. I just finished a cross-country move and am s