pantone spring colors inspiration

It’s time to shake off those winter blues! These are the top colors for spring 2017 fashion according to Pantone. They are bright, cheery, and cheerful. They are sure to get you excited about the arrival of spring.

Pantone spring 2017 colors

I’ve put together some examples of how you can mix your favorite spring Oliver + S sewing patterns with the Pantone spring 2017 colors. These are to help spark your creativity. I’m hoping it will inspire you for your next sewing project.

1) Let’s begin with a beautiful blue, shall we? Take the Roller Skate dress and sew it in Island Paradise.

Oliver + S Roller Skate dress in Pantone spring 2017 color

2) For a cute girly look, how about a Pinwheel Slip dress in Pink Yarrow?

Oliver + S Pinwheel Slip dress in Pantone spring 2017 color

3) A classic nautical look for both boys or girls would be a Sailboat top in Lapis blue.

Oliver + S Sailboat top in Pantone spring 2017 color

4) How about a pair of Sailboat pants in Primrose yellow? This would work for either a boy or girl.

Oliver + S Sailboat pants in Pantone spring 2017 color

5) Make a Playtime dress using Niagara. It’s a classic denim-like blue for a relaxed look.

Oliver + S Playtime dress in Pantone spring 2017 color

6) I think every girl needs a pair of Puppet Show shorts in Hazelnut which is a nice neutral. These will coordinate well with any top that is already in the closet.

Oliver + S Puppet Show shorts in Pantone spring 2017 color

7) Whip up a Butterfly blouse in Flame for a pop of color.

Oliver + S Butterfly Blouse in Pantone spring 2017 color

8) Take the Butterfly skirt and sew it in Kale, a gorgeous green.

Oliver + S Butterfly Skirt in Pantone spring 2017 color

9) Don’t forget a rain coat for rainy day fun. This School Days rain coat in Pale Dogwood should do the trick.

Oliver + S School Days rain coat in Pantone spring 2017 color

10) And lastly, swing into spring with a Swingset skirt in Greenery which also happens to be the Pantone color of the year 2017.

Oliver + S Swingset skirt in Greenery Pantone color of the year 2017

I hope you enjoyed this post as much as I enjoyed putting it together! Will you be sewing with the Pantone spring 2017 colors in the near future?

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3 Comments

  1. Would love to make all these 🙂

  2. I’m on board with the blues…and that’s about it. Sometimes Pantone works for me, but more often than not, it doesn’t. Oh well!! First world problem, that.

  3. Donna

    I love the idea of sewing your Spring patterns in Pantone Spring colors. How can I best translate the Pantone color, for example Pale Dogwood, into a fabric? I have color charts for Kona Cottons and Sulky embroidery threads but here I am stuck. Thank you for the fantastic inspiration!

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