A couple of weeks ago we wrapped up our Spring Style Tour 2017. This spring’s tour included twelve amazing stops, eighteen outstanding looks and more inspiration for our spring sewing than we know what to do with!
Here is a look back at all twelve stops, including links to each post, as well as the patterns and fabrics used. A handy reference to revisit some of your favorite pieces or catch up on one you missed!
Day 1 – Style Maker Fabrics
We kicked things off with one of our proudest makes yet— a denim jacket! A labor of love but so worth the effort. We completed the look with some wide leg trousers in a soft rayon twill, get all the details in our post HERE.
Patterns: Maisa Denim Jacket by Named | Flint Pants by Megan Nielsen
Fabrics: Washed Selvage Denim | Soft Rayon Twill
Day 2 – Maker Style
On Day 2 we visited Rachel, of Maker Style, to check out her two romantic spring looks, one of her favorite trends this spring! Learn more about both looks in here post HERE.
As a special bonus, we chatted with Rachel about the top fashion trends this spring during the Season 2 premiere episode of her Maker Style Podcast. It was such a fun experience and you can check it out HERE.
Patterns: Ogden Cami by True Bias | The Orla Dress by French Navy
Fabrics: Clip Dot Shirting | Floral Rayon Crepe
Day 3 – Sweet Red Poppy
Next up we visited the always adorable Kimberly of Sweet Red Poppy. She went above and beyond creating two amazing looks for spring and each one fits her perfectly. Learn more about her process and the patterns she chose in her post HERE.
Patterns: Primrose Peplum by Sew Caroline | Ultimate Trousers by Sew Over It | Love Notions “Mash Up” Dress
Fabrics: Medallion Eyelet Shirting | Floral Stretch Sateen | Crepe Texture Double Knit Dot
Day 4 – Sew House 7
On Day 4 we visited Peggy, owner and designer of Sew House 7 Patterns. Prepping for a family trip this spring, she sewed up a versatile pencil skirt and two drape knit tees to pair with it. Three spring wardrobe building pieces she can enjoy all season! Check out her post HERE.
Patterns: Ebony Tee by Closet Case | Axel Skirt by Megan Nielsen
Fabrics: Speckle Ponte Knit | Modal Jersey Knit | Stripe French Terry
Day 5 – Cookin’ and Craftin’
Next up Meg shared two looks and two posts for our Spring Tour. Her first was the perfect spring kimono— so light and airy this is the perfect pattern and fabric pairing! Her second was a fun twist on a classic button up. Check each post out HERE and HERE.
Patterns: Willow Kimono by Designer Stitch | Juliet Shirt by Style Arc
Fabrics: Medallion Rayon Challis | Seersucker Shirting
Day 6 – Inside the Hem
Lindsey, of Inside the Hem, knocked our socks off this spring with two amazing videos! For Day 6 on the tour she shared this stunning butterfly maxi dress. Paired with a classic linen jacket to complete the look, her choices and sewing are always impeccable. Watch it HERE.
To help us kick off our Spring Collection, Lindsey also shared a video look at 50+ swatches and shared some initial thoughts on how you might use each one. Be sure to check it out HERE.
Patterns: S1467 by Simplicity | V1344 by Vogue and M7381 by McCalls
Fabrics: Textured Linen Solid | Butterfly Rayon Crepe
Day 7 – Helen’s Closet
Next up, Helen of Helen’s Closet! She shared two unique looks that suit her and her style perfectly. Learn more about how she developed each piece in her post HERE.
Patterns: Hacked Ogden Cami by True Bias | Self Drafted Tee
Fabrics: Rayon Crepe Dot | Modal Jersey Knit
Day 8 – Pattern Review
On Day 8 we revisited this amazing butterfly rayon crepe. It is always so fun to see the same fabric used in a different way giving it a totally new look.
Deepika, of Pattern Review, shared an gorgeous spring dress for herself and with her left over fabric even made a matching one for her daughter. Too cute! Read more about both looks HERE.
Pattern: M7562 by McCalls
Fabric: Butterfly Rayon Crepe
Day 9 – The Sara Project
Next we visited our friend Sara, of The Sara Project, to check out here gorgeous tropical-inspired spring look. With a self drafted skirt and lovely ruffled blouse, her outfit is impeccable as always and a perfect look for this spring! The colors, the patterns and the textures are spot on! Get all the details and instructions for her skirt HERE.
Patterns: Suzon Shirt by Republique du Chiffon | Self Drafted Skirt
Fabrics: Seersucker Shirting | Tropical Leaf Sateen
Day 10 – Anita by Design
For Day 10 we are revisiting McCalls 7562 (also see Day 8)! Anita’s fabric choice and styling gave this pattern a totally different look, so bright and fun and suites her sunny personality perfectly. Be sure to check out all of her amazing photos in her post HERE, including how she styled this dress to take it from day to night seamlessly.
Patterns: M7562 by McCalls
Fabrics: Retro Floral Rayon Crepe
Day 11 – Sewbon
For our second to last stop Erin, of Sewbon, sewed up two great additions for her spring wardrobe. First up, a gorgeous sleeveless dress in a soft rayon crepe, another repeat fabric and a totally different look! Next she shared a fun cropped sweatshirt, perfect for the cool spring weather. Check out her amazing photos and get all the details on both looks HERE.
Patterns: Trevi Dress by Hey June | Linden Sweatshirt by Grainline Studios
Fabrics: Rayon Crepe Dot | Quilted Textured Double Knit
Day 12 – Girls in the Garden
Last but not least, our friend Lori wrapped up the tour with a stunning blouse and jacket combo in navy and white. Both silhouettes are perfect for this spring and mixing the two graphic patterns makes for such a fun pairing! Learn more about both pieces in her post HERE.
Patterns: M7542 by McCalls | Lonetree Jacket by Allie Olson
Fabrics: Grid Rayon Challis | Dot Stretch Twill
We want to give a huge shout out to the eleven amazing seamstresses that joined us this spring! We can’t thank you enough for all your hard work and creativity. Thank you to all of you that have followed along with us— your support means everything to us and hopefully this tour helped inspire your own spring wardrobe!
P.S. Fall Style Tour 2017 coming in September!