Thursday, May 22, 2014

DIY Swimsuit Tutorial w/ Mimi G

Hi Darlings,

I am so excited about this sew along because I have been meaning to make a swimsuit since last year and I just never got around to it. When Michael Levine asked me what we were doing for May I immediately said SWIMSUIT, and since they have such a great selection of swimwear fabrics they were just as excited as I was! The tutorial is a modification using McCall Pattern 5400

I made one in a full cheetah print and I made the second swimsuit with coordinating fabrics. I have listed the Cheetah fabric HERE, the Floral HERE and the Stripes HERE. You can view SWIMWEAR PRINTS HERE and SOLIDS HERE. Make sure to use my coupon code for a little savings "MIMI10" You can also get the McCall Pattern HERE. Additional tools needed: Jersey Ballpoint Needles HERE (used when sewing with stretchy fabrics) French Curve (optional) HERE 

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Sew much new fabric!

New fabric and Happy Mother's Day! 

Hi all,
I'm posting this from Mississippi. My daughter is competing at JO Nationals tomorrow and I just realized I didn't post this yesterday so here it is...

 I wish I had more time to blog, but just the day to day work of getting so much product online, as well as making sure all the orders are shipping out, keeps me going most of the day.  The last two weeks we have received so many new apparel fabrics, home decor fabrics and cottons prints that I have to post a few here for you to see.

There are so many more. Make sure to check our Instagram account at MICHAELLEVINEFABRICS and our new arrivals page for all our new fabrics.
Here are a few racks that just came to us from the warehouse. There are beautiful sequins, spandex, and metallic lace. I can't wait to get this photographed and online. They are beautiful!

Lastly, we were sold out of ML262691, a beautiful Brazil knit that MimiG used, and I'm so happy to report we received another 20 yards today. This is the end, per our vendor...really. If you wanted this fabric don't wait, it will sell out fast. Also, the athletic spandex we have been out of is back in stock. The colors are slightly different, but we're so happy to have this amazing fabric again. Mimi made two great dresses from the athletic spandex. This fabric has a great stretch and weight and is so flattering on the body. It will be online by Friday am.  That's it for now. I'm off to watch the top gymnast in the country and hope mine has a fantastic meet. Have a great Friday and for all you moms out there I hope you have a fantastic Mother's Day!