The latest issue of Fibre Mood is packed full of perfect patterns to create your Spring wardrobe, with 12 patterns and 29 variations in total. We have been crushing on Fibre Mood patterns and could not wait to get our hands on this latest issue.
Read on for more details of each pattern, along with our top fabric suggestions.
This classic polo shirt style can be very simple in classic white, or let it shine in an eye-catching colour or print. This design takes very little fabric, making it perfect for remnants or left over fabric from previous projects.
Fabric Suggestions: There are many choices for Amber, as long as you chooose fabirc with enough weight. Pique (also called Polo fabric) is a safe choice, (ribbed) jersey, jacquard jersey, French Terry, or interlock. Woven fabrics can also create a nice effect.
Carry is a loose shirt which can be worn with skirts, jeans or trousers, or left over as a lightweight cover up. This style is oversized and can be sized down for a more fitted look. It comes with two sleeve options- classic or voluminous.
Fabric Suggestions: Nearly anything goes! Poplin, modal, Lyocell, linen, chambray, woven viscose, fine corduroy, or broderie Anglaise. solid coloured, discreet print or bright strips, checks or flowers- you can choose anything.
Bernie is an ankle length trouser with front pleats that are secured at the waistband and ankles. There is the option for welt pockets if you want a challenge.
Fabric Suggestions: Bottom weight fabrics like cotton twill, woollen fabrics, denim, fine corduroy, gabardine, leather. Avoid smooth flowing fabrics for this style as you will need structure to hold the pleats.
Drea is a classic trench coat style, perfect for wrapping up on chilly spring days. It features storm flaps on the front and back, belted waist, collar and lapels, graceful back split and patch pockets.
Fabric Suggestions: a slightly stiffer fabric gives the best results- gabardine or twill cotton, nylon or denim.
Eve is a loose boho style dress with a pretty, rounded, and slightly deeper neckline. The raglan sleeves with gathers and the hem and the delicate wrist cuff give off even more relaxing vibes.
Fabric Suggestions: Eve calls for airy, billowing, flowing fabrics such as viscose crepe, viscose, chiffon, double gauze and voile.
Fenna is a fantastic addition to your wardrobe. At the front, it features a beautiful slit with shaped seam, a flattering front yoke and slash pockets. At the back there are darts for a perfect fit, and patch pockets.
Fabric Suggestions: a stiffer fabric will work best- denim, cotton twill or gabardine.
This short, loose body-warmer invites you to play with patterns, colour blocking, stripes in different directions… let your imagination run wild. With or without lining, finished with bias tape, tie fastenings, or slanted pockets. It’s lovely over a jumper with trousers or a skirt.
Fabric Suggestions: padded or quilted fabrics, corduroy, double gauze and woollen fabrics.
Simple yet special. The Harper top has three quarter length sleeves, a round neckline and wonderful gathers. Fastening is with a loop and button at the back.
Fabric Suggestions: This model really shines in stiffer fabric. Linen, poplin, Lyocell, viscose, chambray are top choices for Harper. Check the fabric layout first before choosing directional prints.
Indy falls nice and loose and has wonderfully roomy, triangular sleeves. The round neckline, wide wrist trims and hem at the bottom add another lovely touch.
Fabric Suggestions: Rib jersey, french terry, interlock, fine knits or jacquard. Woven textiles can also be used but are less stretchy. If using a woven combine with neck, wrist and hem bands in rib/cuff fabric.
Judy makes for a great party. Short or long, with puff sleeves and shaped waist seam with a gathered skirt.
Fabric Suggestions: If you want to go big, creating volume is a must. You do that with poplin, textured fabrics, Lyocell, linen, double gauze, broderie Anglaise, chambray, a nice woven jacquard. If you prefer to keep it more subtle, use a supple fabric such as viscose crepe.
Kaya has no frills or fancy cuts, but an attractive A-line and a V-cut at the front and back. You can put pockets at the side seam, or leave them out. This style is fully lines , and rewarding to make in different fabrics.
Fabric Suggestions: You can use woven or knitted fabric, so there’s a wide range of choices: interlock, Ponte Roma, jacquard knit, neoprene, quilted, wool, corduroy, denim.
If you want to combine cute and cool, then choose the short and spirited Lennox dress. The details: short sleeves with an extra wrap, drop waist, pleated skirt and a wide, elegant hemline. For the closure we chose popper tape, but regular buttons are also a great alternative.
Fabric Suggestions: If you like a classic look, opt for fabrics with structure or texture. Lightly quilted fabrics or a stiffer woven jacquard provide a more distinctive look. But poplin, seersucker, Lyocell, etc are also fine. Check the fabric layout first before choosing directional prints.
For more information on all Fibre Mood patterns, including instructions and fabric layouts, visit the Fibre Mood website.