Caroline Hulse from Sew Caroline is here with another Summer Sewing Fashion Report! Caroline designs patterns and beautiful fabric. (Did you see our recent Sew Caroline pattern feature in our Favorite Indie Patterns series?) Stop by Sew Caroline to see the latest from Caroline, have fun browsing through these cool shorts and skirts links for summer sewing inspiration.

Hi Sew Mama Sew friends! Caroline here with another sewing fashion report. We hit over 100 degrees this week in Texas, so I’m suffering through wearing nothing but shorts and skirts. Here are a few favorites you can sew up in no time!


Urban Outfitters-inspired DIY Lace Shorts via Sincerely Kinsey, Pattern Runway’s Sweet Scallop Shorts via Small + Friendly

Clockwise (from top left): BOWS! Tap Shorts via Katy and Laney, Maritime Shorts via Shanni Loves, Prefontaine Shorts via Sewbon


Free simple skirt pattern via See Kate Sew, Pleated Pencil Skirt pattern via Delia Creates

Clockwise (from top left): Easy Circle Skirt via MerricksArt, Bandage-style Knit Skirt via Family Every After, Racing Stripes Skirt via Funky Time

Summer Sewing

And finally, here’s a fun outfit for summer wearing that would be the perfect pair!

Waterfall Tank by Sew Caroline sewn with Gleeful Fabrics by Sew Caroline for Art Gallery Fabrics paired with the Katy and Laney Tap Shorts sewn with Slub Chambray from Robert Kaufman.