Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Fabric in the Spotlight: 
Black Sequin Stretch Velvet

100% Polyester
Designer-Rebecca Minkoff
Tiny, 1/8" black sequins are in a scroll design on a 
black stretch velvet.  The sequin pattern in 54" wide with 
2-1/2" of plain black stretch velvet on one side and 3-1/2" 
on the opposite side.  The fabric has excellent crosswise
stretch and slight lengthwise stretch.  This is perfect for a
special after five event.  Make a T-shirt, skirt, shrug, sheath
dress or add just a touch of sparkle with a collar, sleeve or
only the front of a garment.  

Sewl Mate
Black Silk Jersey 
100% Silk

Construction in Progress

Sweet Inspiration

Pattern Suggestions: Butterick 5657, 5855, McCalls 6462, 6653, Simplicity 1943, 2283, Vogue 2237, 8796 

Sewing Tip: Set your sewing machine for a slight zig-zag stitch.  This will allow the seams to stretch with the fabric.    

No comments: