2018 brings about many new trends in sewing. Do you know what to sew this year? Here, you will find a list of 5 innovative and trendy ideas for your sewing planner.
Sewing your own clothes gives you the possibility of being eco-friendly as wells as seek the best quality for your clothes. What is more, you can recycle fabrics that you already have and reused items to make them into new creations.
If you are a sewing enthusiast and you are willing to learn new things sewing your own clothes will be a solid starting point.
Let’s have a look at these easy ideas.
1. Sew Your Own Denim Models
Denis is one of the most popular fabrics that you might find. You can make not only jeans but jackets, bags among many other things.
If you are always on the hunt for the perfect pair of jeans, you will find this trend lovely. Sewing your own jeans might seem a bit complicated at first, especially if you are new to sewing, but you can design original blue jeans.
There are some pioneers who opened up the path in sewing customs jeans last year, so now you can create jeans of many styles, shapes, and sizes.
It is possible to find several denim fabrics on the market. Besides, you can sew the jeans as you want; straight leg, cropped, flared, boyfriend or skinny. You will find that it is entertaining to create your own jeans, to add as many details as you like, decorate the pockets and use the hardware you chose.
2. Sporty Wear
If you are a sporty person, you would know that sometimes clothes to practice sport are quite expensive. So here there is a fantastic solution, you can make your athletic wear.
Feel free to design and invent your own sports clothes; you can choose the style, shape, and coverage. You can easily craft cute and comfy leggings, shorts, and tops.
While some home sewing machines have settings designed for stretch fabrics like Lycra and spandex, you might get the best results from using an overlock machine or serger to set your seams and simultaneously finish the edges as you go.
3. Unstructured Blazer
When looking for something quick to sew and cozy to wear, unstructured blazers are an excellent option as they are becoming a popular trend.
Drapey, comfy, and incredibly easy to sew, loose blazer lend an extra layer without the formality a regular blazer or jacket. If you are looking for a soft, flowing look blazer. Try using knit fabrics like jersey. But If you are not comfortable working with stretch fabrics, turn to denim, or its softer cousin chambray, for a beachy summer look.
These are a kind of blazer which might make you look professional and a bit dressy; you can use them instead of a cardigan. It is a lovely way to blend casual and formal style.
4. Sewing Your Own Bags and Backpacks
Bags, backpacks even purses and wallets are always popular items that everyone is using no matter the age. What is more, you may customize them for any special occasion; you can modify them according to the tends.
It might be easier, to begin with, a basic design which only needs to add fringe to the flaps or to lower the curved edge to get a fashion touch.
Backpacks are not for children anymore. They are simple enough even if you are just starting sewing. You can use them to practice your skills with tricky techniques like setting zippers, piping, and different types of pockets.
You will find a wide variety of beads, embroidery, fringe, leatherwork, applique, patchwork to experiment with and practice at the same time.
5. Make Your Bras
Now, you can forget about the dressing room drama because you cannot find the right size for you,now you can make your own bra.
Making your own lingerie is a great opportunity to get the first fit and working with boning, padding, and other shaping materials to achieve the look you want.
One of the main advantages of making your bras is that you can choose the right fabrics, elastics, and hardware. There are plenty of options such as beautiful colors, laces, patterns, and wires.
These items might be considered the easiest the sew. However, you might find many more options and models on the internet. You do not have to stop with one item, use your imagination and be creative; you will sew fantastic things!
If you find these ideas interesting, you like following the trends in sewing, or you want to know more ideas to sew, please contact us. Your comments and questions are more than welcome.