Tag Archives: chiffon

Glitter Chiffon Maxi Dress

Hi this is Jaime again from MadeByJaime. A few weeks back, Caitlin posted this Glitter Chiffon as a part of the weekly Create This Look post, and I couldn’t get it out of my mind! I was gearing up to be a part of a Blog Tour this week as a part of a PDF Pattern Designer’s One Year Anniversary. Kimberly Payne of Straight Stitch Designs had asked us to participate by taking one of her patterns and “hacking it.” We were Read More...

Opera Costumes

A few month’s back I was asked to make two dresses for a local high school opera production. When I got the text of the pattern I’d be using to make the dresses, I was immediately ecstatic. Simplicity 1715 is an Edwardian style dress that reminded me of Downton Abbey. My husband and I had just caught up with the series and I couldn’t wait to re-create one of Lady Mary’s styles.   There is no better place to get your satin, Read More...

Sewing with Chiffon

If you follow our facebook page, you may have seen us post all the new chiffon and rayon prints we’ve recently added to the site! Chiffon is perfect for spring and summer, light and flowy, perfect for tops, skirts and dresses. It is definitely different to work with than cotton or stiffer wovens, but with a few tips, you’ll be creating beautiful garments that rival ready to wear in style, custom fit for you! This article from Craftsy.com has a really comprehensive list Read More...