Fabric Sewn Into Fashion

  • Merlot Ponte Knit

    19th Mar 2023

    Merlot Ponte Knit

    Ann and her husband were invited to a beautiful late summer wedding here in Houston, Tx. The event was a semi-formal affair for a colleague of Ann’s husband. Because Ann’s sewing time is limited ri…

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  • Black Pleated Stretch Velvet

    13th Dec 2022

    Black Pleated Stretch Velvet

    Beverly says, "I just finished with this stretch velvet. Love it. The ribs are going horizontally with the grain. Fabric is easy to manipulate, and I used a size 11 stretch needle."Fabric: Black Plea…

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  • Army Green Rayon Jersey Knit

    29th Nov 2022

    Army Green Rayon Jersey Knit

    Beverly says, “I used a size 11 stretch needle. The seams naturally open when pressing, so I didn’t serge seams because it does not ravel. Pre-washing the fabric is optional. I used the knit fusibl…

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  • Red Ponte Knit

    27th Nov 2022

    Red Ponte Knit

    Andrea says, "This number is my Ponte dress. The fire to my wardrobe when I need a quick "dressy" outfit with a simple pair of shoes. What is it about red that takes an outfit up a notch or two? Th…

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  • Sahara Sand Rayon Jersey Knit

    28th Jul 2022

    Sahara Sand Rayon Jersey Knit

    Paula says, "A summer make for me. Tie T-shirt, lounge pants, and flare skirt. The design on T-shirt and pants was created by me with Procreate and sublimated on a white jersey knit, then stitched o…

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  • Tiered Linen Skirt

    28th Jul 2022

    Tiered Linen Skirt

    Andrea says, "Stories start way before you see the outcome. This project started a year ago. Finally, here you are, the Rainbow skirt inspired by a Zimmermann design I found on Farfetch (2021). All…

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  • Black/Ivory Jacquard Double Knit

    11th Jun 2022

    Black/Ivory Jacquard Double Knit

    Beverly says, "Just finished this top. The fabric was like a dream. It’s light and has movement but it is sturdy. Used a ballpoint needle." Fabric: Black/Ivory Jacquard Double Knit Pattern:…

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  • Satin Back Crepe-Teal

    6th Jun 2022

    Satin Back Crepe-Teal

    Andrea says, "The making of the "Dance Dress", my draft, was the requested design for this Junior High dance. I made the princess bodice with 3/4" straps that helped to cover the underpinnings. The…

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  • Blue Jean Denim

    6th Jun 2022

    Blue Jean Denim

    Kasey says, “Who says gardening can’t be fashionable? I finished a second pair of overalls for myself and my husband, and I used designer fabric to boot. It’s a Ralph Lauren denim from our local fabri…

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  • Spring Green Linen

    9th May 2022

    Spring Green Linen

    This sews and wears like a dream! I love the crispness, the pics are taken after a long day in the office and it relaxes so well. It is a solid color so it really pops with the bernina triple stitch i…

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  • Eggplant Paisley Viscose Jersey Knit

    2nd May 2022

    Eggplant Paisley Viscose Jersey Knit

    Lenora says, “This fabric is soft against the skin and was a dream to work with. The cut edges of the fabric lay flat and do not ravel in the least. The fabric is a bit more drapey than the pattern…

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