Fall is Here! Part II

  • Lots of fall trends to sew up:
  • Faux leather and lace
  • Prints
  • Sequins and glittery fabrics
  • Tweeds and menswear fabrics
  • Image Lanvin Fall 2017-18 collection
  • And Sew Much Fabric has them all!

Color Palette 3

1. Black with Sea Grey Flecks Wool Blend  2. Teal Blue Ponte Knit  3. Copen Blue Stretch Cotton Shirting  4. Navy Novelty Lace  5. Navy Tropical Stretch Wool  6. Blue Sky Hummingbird Rayon Jacquard  7. Emerald Green Sequin Stretch Mesh  8. Silk Charmeuse Smokey Gray  9. Bluebell Rayon Jersey Knit

Color Palette 4

1. Black Embossed Faux Leather  2. French Roast/Cream/Gold Metallic Brocade  3. Black Wool Tricotine 4. Black Cotton Corduroy  5. Black/White Tile Rayon Matte Jersey  6. Floral/Stripe Matte Jersey Knit  7. Ivory/Black Abstract Oval Stretch Cotton  8. White Ponte Knit  9. Antique Gold/Black Reversible Stretch Satin

Gotta Have Jackets and Tops

Make this with Antique Gold/Black Reversible Stretch Satin (Sold Out) or the Black with Sea Gray Flecks Wool Blend in Butterick 6496.  Make a longer vest version or jacket! And just for fun, use the Black Embossed Faux Leather!

Tops can go solid or print using Vogue 9272 in Floral Stripe Rayon Matte Jersey (Sold Out) or Bluebell Rayon Jersey Knit. 

Versatile Dresses- Business Daytime or Evening

Use Ivory/Black Abstract Oval Stretch Cotton or make it in Blue Sky Hummingbird Rayon Jacquard. Use Vogue 9269. Prints are in for Fall!

Sheath Dress from Burda 08/2017 #120 works with French Roast/Cream/Gold Metallic Brocade or White Ponte Knit.

Basic Pieces To Complete The Look

A pencil skirt in Black Corduroy (sold out) for weekend glam and Navy Novelty Lace (Sold Out) for the office or date night.

Also consider the Teal Blue Ponte Knit (Out of Stock) and the Black Wool Tricotine for classic pants that go from day to evening and weekends using Vogue 9155.

As you can see, there is so much to choose from and sew many ideas to be creative!  Head over to Sew Much Fabric to see all the fabrics in color palette 3 and 4 and have fun sewing your fall wardrobe!

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

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