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
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
There's something cool going on in the sewing community! It's a children's sewing competition called Project Run & Play. Project Run & Play is the Indie Sewing community's version of Project Runway...but for sewing children's apparel! Each week, the designers compete to create their best outfit based on a theme. A panel of "celebrity" judges … Continue reading Project Run & Play!!!
Have you seen the fancy sweatshirt trend? Or maybe you’ve heard it called the dressed up sweatshirt? Well, I’m officially on that train. As a mom at home with my 8 kids, looking pulled together while still being comfortable are about as high as my priorities get! For this dressed up sweatshirt, I used the … Continue reading Fancy Sweatshirt Trend
Recently I sewed a 16 piece capsule wardrobe for my baby in her next size. In my last post, I showed you the bubble skirt I made from "earth" floral London Calling lawn fabric. That fabric inspired and became the theme of much of the rest of the wardrobe. First of all, I picked a … Continue reading Fabric Suggestions for a Child Capsule Wardrobe
Are you ever surprised by a fabric crush? While scrolling through the CaliFabrics new fabric selection, I came across this Earth Floral London Calling Cotton Lawn by Robert Kaufman, and somehow it just spoke to me! What did it say, you ask? “Buy me and use me everywhere!” Who am I to disobey the siren … Continue reading Lovely Lawn for Spring
Happy New Year everyone! One of my reSEWlutions this year is to try new things. And of course that includes new fabrics I've never tried before! I hold Adrianna, the designer behind Hey June Patterns responsible for this new fabric obsession of mine. When she updated the Union St. Tee pattern, she updated the fabric … Continue reading New Year, New Favorite Fabric: Modal!
Here’s a tip for all you cozy fabric lovers: grab some of this chocolate brown french terry today! With this softer than soft chocolate french terry, I made a Tallinn Sweater by Hey June Patterns for myself. (Oh, and I just noticed the Tallinn Sweater is the featured pattern of the month over at Hey … Continue reading Chocolate & a FREE Reversible Beanie Pattern
It’s that time of year…corduroy time! Now I’ve got to admit, corduroy is one of my oldest fabric loves! I mean it’s so great to sew with; stable and pliable but soft and comfortable to wear. Let me show you what I mean. After scouring the corduroy selection at CaliFabrics, I settled on some Brown … Continue reading Baby Wale Corduroy 3 Ways
Today is the snuggle-y-est post ever written! When you combine the softest french terry ever, and the squishiest baby, you’ve got enough snuggles to go around! Now I really must start with an apology. This particular french terry fabric has sold out. Twice. It’s really, really, really that good! But you can grab some of … Continue reading Mommy & Me French Terry