Monday, June 5, 2017

Linen - Perfect summer fabric

When the sun comes out I start dreaming of wearing linen. My 'Dressmaking Inspiration' board on Pinterest has various linen dresses, shifts and long shirts popping up all over it.

These new linens are perfect for your summer wardrobe.

This Linen crepe form Italy has a super soft drape and a slight sheen, in 4 amazing trend colours this will be pushed straight to the top of you fabric wishlist. Available in Blush, Coral, Ivory and Royal.




Salso linen has a large abstract Floral or Leaf design, ideal to make a sunny dress with.


This Washed Denim Linen is supersoft in a classic indigo, the look of denim with the coolness of linen, try a pair of culottes in this fabulous fabric.

Pure linen is exactly what is says, 100% linen dressmaking fabric. A classic in Navy or Pale blue.


Have you seen our range of cotton and linen mix fabrics? With over 20 vibrant and neutral colours to choose from this is a range we always have in stock.




Here are my current favourite linen sewing patterns, all of these would be wonderful made up in any of our linen fabrics. I can't wait to see which ones you choose.

Hermes is a long shirtdress, perfect for taking you from beach to bar.
I AM Patterns Hermes Dress and shirt pattern

Why not make the Cleo pinafore in a summery linen version a great wardrobe staple.
Tilly & The Buttons Cleo Pinafore + Dungaree Dress(Beginner)

Ronja dungarees were made for sunny days in a breezy linen. Don't worry if you dare not make them in white we have some great darker shades of linen.
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This simple shift dress can be pulled for an instant outfit. Just add sandals and the sunshine to your Laurel.
Colette Laurel dress and top sewing pattern

The Sheath dress looks great with out without the elasticated waist, in a linen it will have a fab casual feel.
The Avid Seamstress The Sheath Dress

These super simple culottes are great for sunny days. Ninni has an elasticated waist, perfect for beginners.
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Happy sewing xxx

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