We are all totally stoked on these new quilted cottons from Riley Blake! They are brand new, and already super popular! These fabrics feature some of Riley Blake’s most popular designs: chevrons, skulls, mustaches, and glasses! Each fabric is backed with a complementary polka-dot, and quilted using a soft poly batting!
The most awesome thing about these fabrics is how quickly you can whip up a cute handmade project! All you need is some bias tape for binding and you’ll have an adorable quilt! It pretty much makes itself, talk about instant gratification
Rayon is perfect for light drapey dresses and tops! I have to admit, the first time I sewed with rayon I was a little intimidated, but I soon realized there was nothing to be afraid of! Here is a quick and simple dress tutorial that is a perfect first rayon project.
I’ve always wanted to make a cute little Kimono cover-up! It just seemed like the perfect thing to wear around the house or even over a tank top out and about. I have been inspired by the simplicity of the basic Kimono pattern lately and I think after this project I am going to make a whole bunch in different fabrics and different styles. After all who wouldn’t love a slinky little kimono robe to wear around the house?
This is a simple intermediate project, or a more advanced beginner project. Any way you look at it this top is simple and in-style right now. With spring and summer just around the corner you can whip up a bunch of these and be the coolest gal on the block. Okay so this project is awesome because you only need 1 yard of a poly-chiffon, or silk chiffon fabric and… ready for the awesome part?…. NO IRONING! WOOO. Okay, supplies list: Continue reading →