Patchwork garment sewing inspiration!
We are very very very obsessed with the patchwork garments that are making their way into our instagram feeds right now! We are loving dresses and jackets repurposed from actual vintage quilts but the clothes that are stopping our scroll are most often the ones that were pieced by the maker herself.
I have yet to find one hashtag to follow for all of this inspiration, so here are a few faves from instagram I've gone heart-eyed for. Be sure to click through to follow the creators! And if you're interested in experimenting with patchwork yourself, check out our post breaking down what patchwork is and sharing the three essential patchwork tools for the technique!
@Gyasti's patchwork jacket brings us so much joy! We love the bold colours, neon bias trim and sweet peek of gingham. This is Pauline Alice Ayora Jacket and she shares full details of the project on her post.
@craftandcafejapan's top is a patchwork of scraps and it has such a beautiful, calm palette! This simple, pretty top is from the Japanese Pattern Book. The pieces with the subtle pattern look a bit like sashiko from a distance, which would be a really fun idea to try too!
@threadandsprout creates dresses, tops and quilts in variations of her playful, flowing sunset design. Her colour combinations are always incredible and it was so hard to choose one to highlight! Her pieces are available for sale & customer order.
@maeandbjorn used a traditional eight point star design in the patchwork on her quilted tabard. I absolutely love the use of this design, one of the most commonly found in traditional quilts, presented in this untraditional way!
@holycowsberlin turned this simple boxy top into a colourblock delight using a patchwork of strips of fabric in varying widths. Such a fun way to play with colour! The pattern is the Frau Frida from Studio Schnittreif and it comes with colourblock pattern options which you can add your own spin on!
@mabelmade_ creates wearable works of patchwork art in showstopping colour combinations! Each garment is totally unique and endlessly inspiring. You can purchase or bid on new dresses on the @mabelmade_ instagram account.
Have we inspired you to try making a patchwork garment? Check out our post on essential tools for patchwork if you want to get started!