pantone fall colors inspiration

Today it’s all about color. Have you seen the Pantone fall 2016 colors yet? They are gorgeous and full of rich earth tones just like the colored leaves on the trees. It’s getting colder and with the changing weather it’s time to make an appropriate autumnal wardrobe.

I’ve put together some examples of how you can mix your favorite fall Oliver + S sewing patterns with the Pantone fall 2016 colors. These are to help get your creative juices flowing. I’m hoping it will inspire you for your next sewing project.

Maybe some of these colors will inspire you to design something for our Building Block Dress Design Contest that is currently going on.

Pantone fall 2016 colors and Oliver + S sewing patterns

Let’s start out with some beautiful blues. Take the Hide-and-Seek Dress and sew a Riverside dress with an Airy Blue yoke.

Oliver + S Hide-and-Seek Dress in Pantone fall 2016 colors

How about a Carousel Dress in Lush Meadow? This dress would easily transition into the holiday season.

Oliver + S Carousel Dress in Pantone fall colors

Whip up a Playtime Dress in Spicy Mustard. It will be golden!

Oliver + S Playtime Dress in Pantone fall colors

Try a Roller Skate Dress in unexpected Bodacious, a fun girly color.

Oliver + S Roller Skate Dress in Pantone fall colors

If you’re looking to keep things classic, opt for coats and use these interesting Pantone fall colors. A Secret Agent Trench Coat in Warm Taupe would be a classic look for both boys or girls. Warm Taupe is a timeless color that coordinates well with all of this fall’s Pantones colors. I can see any boy or girl wearing this outside on a rainy and soggy fall day.

Oliver + S Secret Agent Trench Coat in Pantone fall colors

Keep cozy on a chilly and blustery day with a School Days Jacket in Sharkskin. This one would work for either a boy or girl.

Oliver + S School Days Jacket in Pantone fall colors

7) For a windy day, how about a Sunday Brunch Jacket in Aurora Red? This would make suitable outerwear for the holiday season, too.

Oliver + S Sunday Brunch Jacket in Pantone fall colors

When it gets brisk, try a Forest Path Cape in Potter’s Clay, a nice earthy color. I love this style for our cooler months of fall. It will be perfect for a stroll on a leaf-strewn lane.

Oliver + S Forest Path Cape in Pantone fall colors

9) When it’s breezy outside, how about a Firefly Jacket in Dusty Cedar? This would be deal for walking and jumping through crunchy leaves on the ground.

Oliver + S Firefly Jacket in Pantone fall colors

I hope you enjoy this post as much as I enjoyed putting it together! Will you be sewing with the Pantone fall 2016 colors in the near future?


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