Hooray for Chambray! It’s one of my favorite fabrics, and I’m so delighted with all the talented chambray creations this week! Now I’ve got so many ideas on what to make with all the chambray in my stash. And if I ever run out, CaliFabrics has a beautiful collection. Feeling patriotic, I jumped on the … Continue reading Mommy & Me Chambray
Chambray week has been amazing, am I right?! So much inspiration to get you back to your machines and ready for spring. Chambray is such a versatile fabric and this week has proven that! Make sure you head here to see all the gorgeous options in the shop. I'm crushing hard on the Robert Kaufman … Continue reading The Perfect Summer Top
Hello again, friends! I hope you've all been enjoying Chambray Week so far! When we first started planning this theme, I knew I'd be prepping for a trip to the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, so of course, a loose, casual dress was in order. I'd had a grey linen option on my queue, … Continue reading A Chambray Vacation Outfit
Hey, chambray fans! I am so excited to be participating in Chambray Week! There are some great bloggers lined up this week and I feel lucky to be included. I was instantly drawn to this gray and white striped chambray and this rust red midweight chambray. I made plans to make three garments: a dress and … Continue reading A Tale of Two Chambrays
I was so excited at the Chambray Week theme because it’s exactly what my summer wardrobe needed – two new chambray tops to wear with white jeans. Now only if Summer would show up sooner – the winter cold seems to not be going away! I am totally a top and jeans kind of girl … Continue reading Chambray Tops for Summer
Welcome to Chambray Week on the Cali & Co blog! I'm thrilled to be kicking off the week, particularly because I am really happy with how my project turned out! Most chambray is pretty lightweight, which makes it great for tops and dresses, but not the best for pants. So when I saw that Ron had … Continue reading Chambray Week!—My Lander Pants
Welcome to chambray week. Sit back with your tray tables in their upright and locked positions and enjoy the ride! You're in for a treat! 6 amazing bloggers have worked their magic with chambray fabric from CaliFabrics and have some inspiration for you. Classic Blue Cotton Chambray First of all, we need to make … Continue reading Chambray Week Introduction
What do you do when you have a large pattern stash but an idea for a piece that doesn't quite fit what you already have? Why, you dream up the perfect Frankenpattern, of course! UrbanDictionary.com defines the term "Frankenpattern" as: frankenpattern To pattern using multiple styles and mis-matched pattern pieces. The end result is a combination of … Continue reading Bruyere and Granville Frankenpattern!
Last time I showed you a cute spring dress made with Cali Liverpool knit, using the first Big 4 pattern I've sewn with in years! I liked that dress so much that I decided to try View B as well! And no surprises, I love it too! Big florals like this one from Cali Fabrics are … Continue reading Back for more Big 4 – and loving Liverpool knits!
I am a beach vacation kind of girl. I love sun, sand and ocean, and a drink with a little umbrella. I don't love hauling around a lot of luggage, and I refuse to iron any of my clothes. (I don't do it at home, why would I do it on vacation?) So effortless is … Continue reading Maxing out on Vacation, and my One Weird Sewing Tool