The weather may not be on the same page but it is spring over here at Style Maker Fabrics! After two weeks of amazing inspiration during our Spring Style Tour 2018, it’s time to get sewing and be ready for Me Made May next month. Who’s with us?
As a handy resource, here is a recap of each stop of our Spring Tour, including links to all of the posts as well as the patterns and fabrics used in each one! Revisit your favorites to pick up a few more tips or catch up on one you might have missed!
Day 1 – Style Maker Fabrics
We kicked off the first day with a couple Anthro-inspired pieces, including these denim joggers. Both pieces are quick and easy takes on two staple Indie patterns we already had in our stash, including our TNT favorite, the Roscoe Blouse! Check out the changes we made to each pattern along with some sewing inspiration tips in our post HERE.
Patterns: Roscoe Blouse by True Bias | Alexandria Trousers by Named
Fabrics: Japanese Double Gauze | Modal Denim Shirting
Up next, Maddie added two amazing staples to her spring wardrobes with this drapey tencel trench and stretch twill Landers. Both are neutral enough she can mix and match them with other handmade and enjoy them all season! Learn more about both pieces in her two posts, Part 1 (coat) and Part 2 (pants).
Patterns: Jack Jacket by Ready to Sew | Lander Pant by True Bias
Fabrics: Tencel Twill | Floral Rayon Crepe (lining) | Stretch Cotton Twill
For Day 3 Sarah shared three more amazing makes, again keeping with the theme of wardrobe building neutrals. Both looks capture a simplicity and style we all would love to have in our closet! Read more about all three pieces in her post HERE.
Patterns: Nikko Top by True Bias | Sasha Trousers by Closet Case | Keely Top by Style Arc
Fabrics: Stripe Texture Jersey | Stretch Sateen | Thermal Sweater Knit
Leslie wowed us with these gorgeous stretch cargo pants and patchwork tank on Day 4. These are such a fun combination for spring and we love the idea of mixing all of the white textures into one classic garment. See lots more photos and get all the details HERE.
Patterns: View Ridge Top by Straight Stitch Designs | Bryce Cargo Pants by Hey June
Fabrics: White Shirtings | Tomato Stretch Denim
On Day 5 Nicole set off a great debate, stripes or solid? Why choose? This stunning kimono is reversible so you can pick the side base on your mood or style for the day! Nicole paired her’s with a simple tee for an added pop of color and super comfy Ginger Jeans. Learn more in her post HERE.
Patterns: Oversized Kimono from Making magazine No. 4, Lark Tee by Grainline | Ginger Jeans by Closet Case
Fabrics: Southwest Stripe Shirting | Washed Linen | Brushed Stretch Denim
For Day 6, Lori shared another take on red and white for her Anthro-inispired look, pairing an embellished tee with her red skinny jeans. We love Lori’s attention to detail and her personal touches she added to both garments. Find lots more photos and all the info HERE.
Patterns: Union St. Tee by Hey June | Ginger Jeans by Closet Case
Fabrics: Cotton/Lycra Knit | Tomato Stretch Denim
The half-way point! Sarah took a seemingly simple button-up shirt and turned it into a spring staple. She found the perfect balance of a relaxed and tailored fit with the addition of back darts and styled her shirt in a variety of ways to show versatile this classic can be. Check out all of the photos HERE.
Pattern: Butterick 5526
Fabric: Gingham Shirting
Erica dove all into her spring sewing and created her own mini capsule wardrobe! She too stuck to a neutral color palette but changed it up with lots of amazing texture! Read about all three looks each with their own post: Part 1 (blouse), Part 2 (shirt) and Part 3 (cardigan).
Patterns: Roscoe Blouse by True Bias | Melilot Shirt by Deer & Doe | Blackwood Cardigan by Helen’s Closet
Fabrics: Tribal Rayon Crepe | Cross Woven Shirting | Speckle Sweater Knit
Adding a bit of style and flare to our spring inspiration, Lindsey shared her tropical sun dress with amazing flounce details! A great choice for all your summer activities (weddings, travel, etc.), this gorgeous rayon dress is one piece you will look for any excuse to wear! Learn more about her look in her video post HERE.
Pattern: Butterick 6554
Fabric: Tropical Rayon Poplin
Spring neutrals for the win! Joining in on all of the neutral fun, Anya shared her three gorgeous makes to kick off her spring sewing. Each stunning in their own way, these pieces come together creating the perfect transitional outfit to enjoy this time of year. Learn about each piece and find lots more photos in her post HERE.
Patterns: Parker Coat by Style Arc | Tate Top by Workroom Social | Morgan Jeans by Closet Case
Fabrics: Stripe Texture Double Knit | Dot Rayon Crepe | Stretch Grey Denim
Mac did something we all should do now and then with our sewing—step our of your comfort zone! She tried a new-to-her fabric, rayon crepe, to create this stunning maxi dress. Read more about her experience and get a few of her tips HERE.
Pattern: Saltspring Maxi by Sewaholic
Fabric: Shibori Rayon Crepe
To wrap up the tour, Erin shared her gorgeous new ruffle sleeve top and perfectly fitting jeans! Statement sleeves continue to be a must this season and her pairing with this simple rayon crepe dot takes this look to another level of style! See lots more of Erin’s stunning photos and get all the details HERE.
Patterns: Harmony Top by Style Arc | Ginger Jeans by Closet Case
Fabrics: Dot Rayon Crepe | Stretch Denim
A huge thank you goes out to all of the seamstresses that made this amazing Spring Style Tour possible. It was a pleasure working with each one of them and we were couldn’t wait to see the big reveal each day along with all of you. Their makes, photos and tips have us so inspired—we can’t wait to get sewing!
Thank you to all of you that followed along with us! Your support of our small business means the world to us and we are excited to share more new fabrics, ideas and projects with you with season.
P.S. Save the Date! Our Fall Style Tour kicks off September 24th!