Be the Lady in Red

Love and beauty are often conveyed by the shades of red especially during the month of February when Valentine’s Day is celebrated. We’ve put inspirational ideas together for the many ways to celebrate “The Day of Love”!  Head over to Sew Much Fabric and see all of the suggested fabrics for Valentine’s Day!

Romantic Nights for Dinner and Dancing
Make a special ensemble for that romantic evening! 

Brocade-Plum/Cream/Gold Metallic and Vogue 1537

Black/Rose Plum Reversible Floral Taffeta and Butterick 6412

Blush Pink Polyester Mikado (Sold Out) and Vogue 9241

Formal Affairs
Be well dressed for Valentine weddings or the Go Red for Women Galas.

Scarlet Red Lace and Burda Style 11/2016 #116  

Red Rose (Sold Out)Chili Red Silk/Wool Suiting  and McCalls 7355

For the Office

Make a versatile classic dress in a shade of red for the office.

Red Wool Tricotine Burda Style 01/2017 #112A 

Merlot Ponte Knit McCalls 7533 

Lunch Date

Pair this romantic sleeve blouse with a pair of sleek trousers. This look can go from day to evening just by changing accessories

Silk Charmeuse-Pink Parfait and Vogue 9243

Firecracker Red Cotton Stretch Twill (Sold Out) and Vogue 9131

Causal Dates
What to wear for relaxing at home

Cranberry/Charcoal Grey Reversible Knit and Butterick 6388

Brick Wall Cotton Stretch Poplin (top)(Sold Out)
Red Stretch Denim (pants) and Vogue 9114 (Sold Out)

Fabric ideas posted by Beverly Gatterson, who teaches fashion design at the Art Institute of Houston.

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