It seems like just yesterday a certain-legging-company burst onto the scene, tempting us to abandon real pants, and introducing us to the super soft world of double brushed poly. And while I’m a HUGE fan of cozy fabrics (like this one!!) – I do not subscribe to the “leggings are pants” philosophy. So my challenge for … Continue reading Beyond Leggings: Double Brushed Poly Inspiration
Well, I finnnnaaaallllyyy got my hands on some Double Brushed Poly. Watch my video to see more about what I made, my experience in working with the fabric, and my suggestions for other patterns that would be perfect for this fabric!
(And the fabric that makes it your go-to Summer wear!) A few months back I shared my first non-legging double brushed poly inspiration – a slinky, swishy, springtime skort. (Or, as grown-ups call them, “Culottes”) The perfect drape and wrinkle-resistant nature of DBP made it my go-to for other slinky-swishy Summer projects, like this Fenix Romper made … Continue reading The Romper You Didn’t Know You Needed
The weather is turning hot, hot, hot and my wardrobe needed some serious help! I’ve been wanting to make the Oceanside Pants from Blank Slate Patterns for ages. They are a breezy, relaxed fit drawstring waist pant or short that look amazing in lightweight fabrics such as linen or chambray. I snatched up this perfect … Continue reading Summer Sewing with Tencel Denim
Hello Califabrics blog readers (and anyone else who’s stumbled upon this blog)! How are you doing today? I’m back with a post about underthings. Woo hoo! I have a lot of me-made items in my closet, in fact, I pretty much wear exclusively me-mades now, but one thing I am lacking in, is underthings. I’ve … Continue reading Sewing Lingerie
Hey guys! Is it starting to warm up where you live? It sure is here in New Mexico! My summer wardrobe is lacking a bit though, so what do I do when that happens? I sew a new outfit of course 🙂
Hi all, it’s Gina here for Tie Dye Diva patterns. One of my favorite things about sewing with apparel fabric is the variety of knits available. It seems like every day (well not really, but you know what I mean!) there’s some type of knit fabric on the market I’ve never heard of and I … Continue reading 5 Cozy Knits for Kids