We are in the season where short weekend trips are popular and with that, comes the desire to have clothing that is comfortable and fashionable and allows you to mix-and-match without having to pack a lot of items. Let’s look at some ideas that might tease you into sewing up that quick little mini-wardrobe.
Take Off and Landing
|Ecru/Black Palm Leaves Rayon Crepe,
Or a shorter version using the same Butterick 6330 in one of the many rayon matte jerseys available such as the
Everglade Floral Rayon Matte Jersey(Sold Out).
Shopping or Sightseeing
|McCalls 7605 White Rayon Jersey Knit, Cobalt Rayon Jersey Knit,||Island Hues Rayon Matte Jersey|
|Kelly Green Rayon Jersey Knit, Navy Rayon Jersey Knit, McCall 7591|
Time for Cocktails and Dinner
Try Burda Style 06/2016 #115A created from
Antique White/Metallic Gold Sheer Damask (Sold Out). Add Metallic Gold Stretch Linen (Sold Out) at the waistband for a nice accent. Beautiful for dinner at an elegant restaurant.
For a causal night out with dinner on the patio, make a one shoulder top with Simplicity 8386 using Black Rayon Jersey Knit. Pair with a pleated midi skirt Burda Style 04/2015 #117B with Black/White Cotton Eyelash Check.
Simple, comfortable, and classic!
|Black Rayon Jersey Knit, Black/White Cotton Eyelash Check, Simplicity 8386, Burda Style 04/2015 #117B|
Fabric ideas posted by Beverly Gatterson, who teaches fashion design at the Art Institute of Houston.