I'm back with my next post for the Cali Fabrics blog and today I want to talk to you all about this incredibly soft organic cotton and bamboo French Terry I ordered recently. Guys. It is so soft. Like stroking a chinchilla, it's that soft. It is a really beautiful lavender-grey tone. The knit is … Continue reading I’ve Never Been So Comfortable
For the longest time, I didn't wear t-shirts. Somehow I had convinced myself that they didn't suit me, or they wouldn't fit, but it wasn't until I made the Hemlock tee from Grainline Studios (which you can read about here) that I realised that my issue was all in my head! Since then, I have … Continue reading Nineties vibes and painted lines
Somewhat unintentionally, I've made 2 sportswear projects in a row! I'm not very sporty but I do like being active and I like trying different kinds of exercise. I recently did some online yoga videos and found I was really enjoying it, so I wanted to make something loose and stretchy to wear while on … Continue reading Adventures in stretch
I don’t often make New Year’s Resolutions, but for once I was ahead of the game and made my resolutions for 2017 last year! My one and only resolution was to take part in a minimum of one ParkRun a month throughout 2017, and naturally that means I absolutely needed new workout gear! I usually struggle to find workout … Continue reading New Year, new… workout gear!
As some of you may know from reading my blog, I am a big fan of the Granville shirt from Sewaholic Patterns. I've made it twice before, here and here, but I knew that I wanted to make more so I chose it as my next Cali Fabrics make! You may have seen that my … Continue reading A pop of colour on a classic Granville
In hindsight, making a complicated pattern that needed to be significantly altered to fit my 5ft 3” frame, in a language I don’t actually speak probably wasn’t the smartest choice of first projects for the Cali Fabrics blogger team, but that gamble seems to have paid off and I am so pleased to be able to … Continue reading A classic trench coat, or ‘the coat that nearly wasn’t’
Hi! I'm Jenny! I blog over at Today, Jenny stitched. I am based in the UK and have been sewing since my mum taught me when I was a kid and I actually studied sewing and costume construction for a number of years. By day I work the 9-5, but my nights are filled with … Continue reading Hi, I’m Jenny!