We announced our third mini-challenge on Wednesday, and this time we’re keeping it simple: Sew something that showcases texture! You’ve got until midnight Sunday October 6th (anywhere in the world) to finish something and tag it #SewcialistsMiniChallenge on Instagram to take part!
One easy way to take part is to start with a strongly textured fabric!
Alternately, you can start with a smooth fabric and add texture yourself with stitching!
We hope to see lots of people combining textures, either in the same garment or in an outfit! There’s something very modern about combining a “fancy” fabric like silk, sequins or brocade with a casual denim, chunky knit, or faux leather. Or you could go classic, like a bouclé jacket with trim.
Here are a couple of things I’ve made over the years that would fit this challenge well: lace overlay on... [read more]