I think I have just fallen in LOVE!! These new sequin fabrics are so dreamy. I'm imagining floor length gowns, cute tee shirts or mini dresses! Why not try out the new trend of wearing a sheer dress over your jeans, perfect for a trip to the supermarket! Ok, maybe more wedding guest or prom but either way I am hoping for an invite to an event this summer so I can WOW in a sequin number!
I've pulled together a Pinterest board with some ideas of how to wear these sheer fabrics. Check it out here.
We are growing our extensive denim range and have added some fabulous new colours and weights. If you are looking to make a pair of Skinny jeans or Boyfriend jeans, a dress, skirt, shirt or jacket, we have the denim for you!
We've been busy uploading lots of new patterns to the website this week.
See some of the newest pattern releases below and check out my top fabric picks for them.
French Brand Deer and Doe have 2 new Spring time makes for you: Luzerne, a classic trench coat perfect in a bold floral cotton sateen and Hoya, a cross front blouse that would be so useful in a simple ivory crepe. Both ideal for sewing right now.
The lovely Jenny at Cashmerette patterns has come up trumps again with this summer staple. The Springfield, an excellent simple top that would look great in a floral cotton lawn.
Did you get inspired by the Marathon on Sunday? Ok, maybe you just fancy a pair of funky leggings to throw on to nip out and get the paper. The Athleisure trend doesn't seem to be going anywhere, so whatever your motivation why not have a go at making your own activewear.
We've just had some new breathable stretchy sportswear fabric arrive at Fabric Godmother, it's limited edition, so once it's gone we won't be getting any more in. The plain colours mix and match with each other, perfect for colour blocking.
These digitally printed jerseys are perfect for a pair of funky leggings, wear them with a pair of trainers and head to the gym, or stick on a pair of heels and they would look just as good at the bar!
This is the time of year when beautiful envelopes start to fall on the door mat. Wedding invites, garden parties, a day at the races.... Time to start planning your summer stunners if you want to stand out in the crowd!
This range of chiffons and silk mix satins in bold digital prints are just what your summer event wardrobe is crying out for! Think floor length sweeping dresses, pretty beach cover ups and stand out party dresses all ready for when the invites arrive. Butterflies, birds and pretty florals will make up your summer staples this year.
I can't help but dream of this made into a stylish Kimono dress, those birds are totally dreamy and the soft grey background make this easy to wear if you don't want to be the brightest dressed person at the party.
Stretch cotton sateen is a fabulous fabric to sew with in spring and summer. It's got enough body to make a pair of trousers, skirt or a dress. Bright prints and a little bit of stretch for comfort, what more could you ask for? Stretch cotton sateen is also a great fabric for beginners to sew with, it's nice and stable but the 3% spandex means that you can be a little more forgiving with your fitting.
You are not going to want to miss our next open day on the 6th May. We have had so many beautiful new fabrics in and more arriving daily there is so much to choose from. Come and browse our extensive range of dressmaking fabrics and sewing patterns. We are based in sunny Hove, just a few minutes by train from Brighton and a hop and skip from the beach where you can go and rest your weary fabric shopping legs after a wonderful morning spent with us.
There is parking on site (use the Bellingham crescent entrance for car parking) and we are just a few minutes walk from Portslade station where trains run regularly from Brighton and London Victoria.
You can also get a bus to us, the following all stop nearby 1,1A,2,46,49,56,6,66