The fabric that inspired Chanel! Bouclé - the name is derived from the French word "boucle", which means "curl" or "loop". Read on to see our top patterns that you can sew using the classic cool weather fabric...
Woven from irregular yarns in bright colors, with knot-like thickenings - this is the fabric that has made a career as bouclé. The yarns can be monochrome or multicolored, fine or thick. There are also no limits when it comes to patterns - from tweed optics to houndstooth, there is everything! Extra plus: Thanks to the irregular surface, bouclés are easy to work with, even for beginners - "crooked" seams become invisible!
High Neck Dress
Figure-hugging bouclé dress, high-cut at the front with a small waterfall and V-neckline in the back. Refined: The length darts spring up and down as a fold in the front part.
Boucle Jacket (Plus Size)
Here is a bouclé jacket for sewists looking to build their sewing confidence. Fine details like the hem ruffle and the topstitched rickrack trim at the sleeves give an elegant touch to a classic little French jacket style. This is constructed with a reduced number of panels to make it easier to sew.
A two-piece suit? No! This style has the look of a two-piece, though it is a full-length dress. This is not the only great fea-ture because these but-tons in the shape of a flower add a beautiful finish.
This jacket in a bouclé optic is more elegant than a cardigan, yet more relaxed than a blazer. Patch pockets and fringe details have you ready whether for a fine occasion or as an on-point look for the office.
Topstitched petersham sewn onto a fine bouclé punctuates this dress from 1959 with an extra splash of chic.
This skirt sewn with a classic bouclé brings a touch of Paris chic to your wardrobe. The inlaid pleats are highlighted by contrast buttons and seam pockets to add a pratical element.
Boucle Jacket (Plus Size)ß
Modern cut meets fabric with a history... With its raglan sleeves, the stand-up collar and press studs, this model echoes a cool varsity jacket – but in bouclé the look is completely feminine.
You'll make a great impression in this Chanel-style jacket make in a cheerful bright bouclé. This jacket takes a while to make, with the fringed edges and covered snap fasteners.
Start a vacation in this fine bouclé tunic with a wrap front and deep V neckline. It's finished with tiny cap sleeves and side slits.