Sew Tweed!

Today’s post: Susu’s and Suraya’s Eid outfits. The inspiration: Tweed!

The moment I found the fabric I used for Susu’s outfit I envisioned a long jacket/coat and wide leg pants.

I used velour fabric for the pants. I had wanted to use wool but I had a hard time finding it in winter white. The one place I found it didn’t have enough yardage. I really didn’t think it was going to be hard to find winter white wool fabric! Eventually I found it, but would have had to drive 45 minutes to get it which I was willing to do. I had shown Susu the velour fabric (it was the back up). She loved how soft it was and wanted that instead. So velour it was!

It was pink, brown, and ivory for Suraya! I love the ruffle pants, so that was an obvious choice for this outfit! I added a flower with a pink gemstone in the center.

Every Eid I like my newest creations better than the last. Mainly because with each creation I learn something new which is always exciting! For these outfits, it was lining and a zipper. Also, it was my first time working with tweed.

The girls loved their outfits and they were a big hit!

I’m linking up to these parties, so be sure to stop by!


  1. November 8, 2011  9:51 am by Chris Reply

    The outfits are fabulous, and the young ladies are gorgeous. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  2. November 8, 2011  2:31 pm by Maha Reply

    Amazing! Good Job on these outfits! Chasing Fireflies needs to give you a call!

  3. November 8, 2011  5:58 pm by Jenan Mohajir Reply

    These are amazing! Great job :)

  4. November 9, 2011  12:04 am by CB Reply

    gorgeous outfits!

  5. November 10, 2011  9:06 am by julianne Reply

    These turned out amazing!


  6. November 10, 2011  1:55 pm by Lorie Reply

    Really cute! Makes me wish I could sew! Thanks for stopping by Reading Confetti!

  7. November 11, 2011  8:13 pm by Katrine Reply

    So adorably cute!

  8. November 13, 2011  6:08 am by Beth Reply

    Wow - aren't you creative & talented! They look amazing. Thanks for linking up to TGIF!
    Beth =-)

  9. November 14, 2011  2:52 pm by Nancy Reply

    How cool! I love these cute coats:) Visiting via Artful Rising link party!

  10. November 14, 2011  4:54 pm by folkhavenkaren Reply

    These are beautiful! I especially like the coordinating ruffle pants. Your girls are so blessed!

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