The Brave Cook

My life from the heart of Berlin!

My latest fabric collection

IMGP1126My days are very busy and I have to stay on track planning my job career for the next months and years, so there is not really time to design or sew something. Nevertheless I did some great fabric shopping this year and I have enough material to work with. Of course, I did not want to hold back myself from giving you a look into my fabric closet and a little preview of what you could expect to see from me the next months.IMGP1128Considering the fact that I want to make menswear, it’s a little bit funny what fabrics I’ve chosen to work with, but I love to work with interesting unconventional fabrics. It’s a great way to practice and to mix different fabrics together.

So, there was this velvet stretch fabric on sale and I bought 4 meters of it. I’ve already done some pieces with it and I can tell you it’s not easy to work with it.IMGP1135Then we have this vintage looking light chiffon fabric. I can imagine a beautiful tunic or shirt with it.IMGP1134I also bought some gold and shiny fabrics. It’s really one of my favorite color. Some of these could be used as a lining or in a decorative way.IMGP1132 IMGP1138 IMGP1133Naturally, I want to make some beautiful warm sweaters and jackets, so I’ve found these gorgeous knit fabrics with a fabulous structure and beautiful colors.IMGP1131 IMGP1129The one I fell in love with the most was this colorful and vibrant but yet romantic silk fabric. It cost me the most money out of all my fabrics.IMGP1137I hope my days become more relaxed again so that I can start with all my different sewing projects turning these gorgeous fabrics into lovely clothes.

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8 thoughts on “My latest fabric collection

  1. I’m hoping to do some sewing projects in the near future also. Unfortunately a few years ago I gave away my stockpile of fabric, so I’ll be starting over. But that will be fun!

  2. It will be interesting to see what you do with all that fabric which for me is leaning more towards ladies choices.

  3. I love your fabric choices, can’t wait to see what you come up with!

  4. I love the silk fabric you chose, that’s so pretty. I look forward to seeing your creations with such diverse colours and textures. Happy sewing!

  5. I love your fabric choices!

  6. Isn’t fabric the most joyus thing? It never fails to cheer me up. I always think the worst thing is the first cut! Love the purple/pink silk…maybe a backless cowl neck woman’s shirt?

  7. the fabrics are hip and very touching for an urban look i wished you make it with indo bohemian look, that would be so magnifying…..

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