Search Results for: chambray

Indigo cotton chambray

This soft, fluid fabric has such a great drape. It is an indigo blue colour. This would make a great shirt or summer dress – ideal patterns are Bloomsbury blouse, the Kew dress. or the Bettine dress.

100% cotton | Width 150cm |196 gsm

We sell all our fabrics by the half metre. If you would like 1.5 metres, please enter 1.5 in the quantity box. All orders will be cut as a continuous length.

We endeavour to show the most accurate images that are true to the fabric but due to the variations in monitors and other devices used to view our website, slight variation is a possibility so please bear this in mind when ordering and please contact us if you have any questions or would like a swatch.

Dark blue cotton chambray

This soft, fluid fabric has such a great drape. It is a dark blue colour. This would make a great shirt or summer dress – ideal patterns are Bloomsbury blouse, the Kew dress. or the Bettine dress.

100% cotton | Width 150cm |196 gsm

We sell all our fabrics by the half metre. If you would like 1.5 metres, please enter 1.5 in the quantity box. All orders will be cut as a continuous length.

We endeavour to show the most accurate images that are true to the fabric but due to the variations in monitors and other devices used to view our website, slight variation is a possibility so please bear this in mind when ordering and please contact us if you have any questions or would like a swatch.

Mid blue cotton chambray

This soft, fluid fabric has such a great drape. It is a mid blue colour. This would make a great shirt or summer dress – ideal patterns are Bloomsbury blouse, the Kew dress. or the Bettine dress.

100% cotton | Width 150cm |196 gsm

We sell all our fabrics by the half metre. If you would like 1.5 metres, please enter 1.5 in the quantity box. All orders will be cut as a continuous length.

We endeavour to show the most accurate images that are true to the fabric but due to the variations in monitors and other devices used to view our website, slight variation is a possibility so please bear this in mind when ordering and please contact us if you have any questions or would like a swatch.

Pale blue cotton chambray

This soft, fluid fabric has such a great drape. It is a pale blue colour. This would make a great shirt or summer dress – ideal patterns are Bloomsbury blouse, the Kew dress. or the Bettine dress.

100% cotton | Width 144cm

We sell all our fabrics by the half metre. If you would like 1.5 metres, please enter 1.5 in the quantity box. All orders will be cut as a continuous length.

We endeavour to show the most accurate images that are true to the fabric but due to the variations in monitors and other devices used to view our website, slight variation is a possibility so please bear this in mind when ordering and please contact us if you have any questions or would like a swatch.

Light blue cotton chambray

This soft, fluid fabric has such a great drape. It is a light blue colour. This would make a great shirt or summer dress – ideal patterns are Bloomsbury blouse, the Kew dress. or the Bettine dress.

100% cotton | Width 150cm

We sell all our fabrics by the half metre. If you would like 1.5 metres, please enter 1.5 in the quantity box. All orders will be cut as a continuous length.

We endeavour to show the most accurate images that are true to the fabric but due to the variations in monitors and other devices used to view our website, slight variation is a possibility so please bear this in mind when ordering and please contact us if you have any questions or would like a swatch.

Chalk and Notch Fringe Dress and Blouse Dress Pattern

The Fringe pattern is a woven dress and blouse with two views. View A has a button up front, elbow sleeve and sleeve tab. View B has a pull over, notched front with a cuff. Both views include two cup sizes, optional waist ties, and the sleeve/cuffs are interchangeable.

SKILL LEVEL – Intermediate

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS – Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics, such as cotton lawn, voile, seersucker, chambray, double gauze, viscose (rayon), Tencel (lyocell),

Tilly and the Buttons Lyra Dress Pattern

If you want to swoosh around in effortless (and mega comfy) style, then meet Lyra, your new best friend! This ultra-cool shirt dress has an oversized, blousy bodice with bust darts, button front opening, two-piece collar and stand, and, of course, side seam pockets. The gathered skirt can be hemmed just above the knee, or add the midi panel for a trendy tiered look.

Choose between short sleeves for easy-breezy summer style or full length billowy sleeves with elasticated cuffs. Wear Lyra loose and floaty, or add an optional narrow tie to cinch you in at the waist. Endlessly versatile, pick a cooling cotton for the heat, cosy needlecord for the winter or a drapey viscose for added swish!

Lyra includes Tilly and the Buttons’ award-winning beginner-friendly instructions, with colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

SKILL LEVEL – Improver

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS – Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics, such as cotton lawn, voile, seersucker, chambray, double gauze, viscose (rayon), Tencel (lyocell), lighter weight needlecord.

My favourite skirt and trouser patterns

I love wearing separates for versatility and there are some great indie patterns out there right now. This week I am looking at my favourite skirt and trouser patterns to help you build your handmade wardrobe. SKIRTS The Madeleine skirt by Victory Patterns is such a chic piece! It can be made in lots of […]

Opal Pants/Shorts by Megan Nielson

Opal is a relaxed fit high waist pants set with mix and match options. Pattern includes paperbag or standard elastic waistband, inseam or patch pockets, back pockets, belt loops, an optional belt and multiple lengths. 

View A is a pair of tapered leg pants with paper bag waist and belt. View B is a pair of wide leg pants with elastic waist. View C is a pair of shorts with patch pockets and paper bag waist. View D is a pair of knee length shorts with elastic waist and belt.

Fabric recommendations:

Bottom weight fabrics with structure or drape, such as linen, tencel, rayon, poplin, viscose, satin, charmeuse, crepe, wool and chambray will work work equally well with different effect.

Leo dungarees – pattern review

This week we have a very special guest blog post written by Joy from Pink Coat Club. Joy made the By Hand London Leo dungarees and shared her pattern review with us.   LEO. LEEE-EEE-EEE-O I’m not normally a fan of jumpsuits or dungarees but for some reason, this pattern just spoke to me. I […]