If you’re a forward thinker in terms of fashion, you’re going to love what we have going on in the AllFreeSewing community. FreeSpirit Fabrics, a line of the beloved Coats & Clark, has an entire collection of patterns that are irresistibly cutting edge. With projects on hand sewn tops and dresses you can learn how to make clothes that look like they came straight off the runway.
These projects on tops, bottoms, and frocks are all available to you in How to Make Your Own Clothes: Fashion Fabrics by Free Spirit. Brand new and never-before-seen by our readers on Seams and Scissors, this is an exciting repository of delightfully flattering and fun clothing pieces.
Learn how to sew pants to lounge in with the Solar Drawstring Pants pattern. Layer the Socialite Dress with a cute cardigan, light tights, and your favorite booties during your day off this fall. Whether you’re having a quiet group of friends over for drinks and sporting a classic tunic or headed to a sweet soiree in the Asymmetrical Tribal Tunic, these patterns will keep you in style every season of the year.
Part of what makes this entire collection of DIY clothing designs so unique from what you’d find in a typical department store are the prints themselves. Try browsing for budget-friendly items that have the same energy as the fabrics suggested for these patterns. Zandra Rhodes, Anna Maria Horner, and Heather Bailey all contribute to these gorgeous designs with their bright and colorful voiles, rayons, and knits. Anyone who knows the impact of a quality piece of fabric on homemade clothing can appreciate the beauty of these lovely prints.
The style gurus will undoubtedly have snagged their copy of this collection to choose their favorite project, but for those that remain we have even more exciting news. Until October 15th you have the opportunity of entering to win an assortment of these Free Spirit Fabrics. Enter once a day, every day on AllFreeSewing and you could end up with the materials to make exact replicas of these lovely designs.
Everyone wins with the release of How to Make Your Own Clothes: Fashion Fabrics by Free Spirit. Find your patterns, start your sewing machines, and remember why you love to sew.
What’s your favorite piece in this collection of projects?