Last week we introduced you to the ladies who will be creating things from linen fabric for week of of Challenge Create: Fabric Swap Edition. So today we thought we’d post a round up of 20 things to sew with linen fabric to create an inspiring mood for those of you thinking of sewing along. And for those of us who are so anxious to see what these ladies sew up!
Alida made this DREAMY dress from linen! Now are you inspired? We are! And while we’re on the topic of Alida…you’re going to be reading more about her soon, in the sponsors section!!!
Linen Bow Tie
Kate over at See Kate Sew, made up this bow tie, and suggest making it out of linen for a fancy look!
And while you’re over at See Kate Sew, you’re going to want to check out this sweet little satchel, made from linen, of course!
Cross My Heart Linen Pillow
Melissa over at Polka Dot Chair has a cute and fast tutorial for the Cross My Heart pillow. It’s made from linen and other fabrics and trims.
Linen Wrapped Wreath
Liz from Cotton and Curls shows this magnificent linen wrapped wreath cut with a scalloped rotary cutter. New sewing tool needed here at Skirt Fixation!
Letter Y Linen Dress!
Possibly the cutest linen item on the internet can be see over at No Big Dill, made by Katy! Click over to see what the letter Y stand for!
Little Girl’s Doll
Kelly made this sweet little Evette doll which has a linen body. And uses up lots of scraps! With 2 yards of linen, our contestants could sew up a whole family of dolls! You can read all about it over at Sewing In No Mans Land.
Red & Gray Linen Shorts for a Boy
Caila made these color block red and gray shorts from linen for her little boy. You can see them and more linen shorts over at Caila Made.
Linen and Ruffles Coin Purse
This sweet little coin purse was made over at Flamingo Toes by Beverly.
Linen Baby Quilts
Over at Red Pepper Quilts, Rita wanted to branch out into other fabrics other than cotton, so she chose linen for these baby quilts, and says they are super soft!
Linen Blouse (with puffed sleeves!)
Dana made this lovely blouse from linen over at Dana Made It. You can also see six other things she made from linen linked to her post. My favorite is the Village Frock!
Linen Printed Scarf
Some of our judges, Ashley and Emily from Frances Suzanne, printed and sewed up this lovely linen scarf while they were competing in Project Run and Play. Delicious!
You are Special Pillow
Elizabeth and liZ, over at Simple Simon and Company have a tutorial for this sweet linen special pillow!
Nicole Novembrino, over at Fabrics Store has created the next five projects from linen. Owls are a pretty big thing right now, so this little doorstop would sit well (pun intended!)
Breezy Linen Curtains
Nothing is lovelier than a breeze blowing in the open window on a hot summer day, fluttering the linen curtains!
Sewing Machine Cover
We have talked about the importance of covering your sewing machine, and using linen is a pretty way to get the job done!
Linen Seat Cushions
I think we need one of these Seat Cushions on both the chair where we sew, and the chair where we blog!
Linen Craft Box
This sweet little Craft Box is covered with linen, and who doesn’t need more pretty storage space?
Paper Bag Waist Skirt
Last, but not least is this SKIRT, with the popular paper bag waist made from linen!
We hope you are inspired to break out that linen fabric and sew along with our contestants on Challenge Create: Fabric Swap Edition’s Linen Week. Will you use the tutorial from one of these 20 things to sew with linen fabric, or come up with some other great linen project? Whatever you do…
Make it beautiful,