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Five Fabrics We Love for Summer

Summer is just around the corner, with the longer days, sunshine, trips to the beach, picnics and holidays to look forward to. Not forgetting the opportunity to wear all your new handmade pieces for the season, of course! Get your me-made wardrobe ready with this selection of fabrics which are sure to get you in the summer spirit.

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Nothing says summer more than an ice cream, and we love this cotton fabric with its delightful design. Why not stitch up Simplicity 8057 for a bold summer skirt?

 

 

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How lovely is this foxglove print from Cloud 9? The orange is perfect for adding a splash of summertime colour to your outfit, whether you make a blouse or a dress.

 

 

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We love this vibrant print with its flamingos and palm trees. The blue, pink and green are sure to brighten up your wardrobe and instantly evoke the season. Why not use it to sew the bag in Simplicity 1387 for a standout tote to take to the beach?

 

 

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The quintessential British summertime treat of strawberries and cream doesn’t just have to be limited to your plate. Inject some fun into your next make with this strawberry print.

 

 

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This gorgeous fabric from Liberty is bright, bold and vibrant with its colourful print of flora and fauna from around the globe. The shirt dress from Simplicity 8084 would be a great addition to your wardrobe and, with this print, would certainly make a statement.

 

 

 

 

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