Today I've got some tips for you on how to get the most garments from your cuts of fabric. If there was a hall of fame for the least amount of fabric wasted, you just might find me there! In fact I've even got a series over at Skirt Fixation about classy ways to use … Continue reading 5 Fabric Scrooge Tips
Hello lovelies!! Truth be told, I've avoided sewing knits because I'm not a very big fan of knit binding. I'm such a perfectionist, and because I don't have a coverstitch machine (yet) it bothers me when my seams and stitches are not symmetrical, that is, until I figured out how to fake it! It really … Continue reading How to fake the perfect neck binding.
I've always love the look of suede skirts for fall, but haven't ever found one that suited me. I like skirts that are full and long, not tight, short, and covered with buttons. I love circle skirts and ever since I started sewing last year, I've had this skirt in mind. I read a … Continue reading Fun with Rayon and Suede
Hi again, everyone! I'm super excited to share my next project with you... this one puts a smile on my face and a fry in my tummy. 🙂 When I was perusing the Cali Fabrics knits, the French Fries on Black Stretch Brushed Jersey caught my eye. Heck, it caught my eye, my heart, AND … Continue reading You Eat What You Wear
Hello Sew Family! I can't tell you how long I've wanted a floral print pencil skirt. The journey to this skirt has been a long one, but rewarding nonetheless. Now, I have to be honest, finding the right floral print fabric was tough! Although I really admire those that can rock such a statement piece, … Continue reading DIY Floral Print Pencil Skirt
Hello Readers! Today I get to share with you my first post as a Cali Fabrics contributor! I primarily sew for my daughter who I affectionately refer to as #thespiritedone, (she has a love for life unlike any I've ever known, so it was just fitting). When I came across this beautiful Floral Rayon Stretch Jersey Knit, … Continue reading A Very Twirly Knit Dress + Super Easy Way to Hem a Circle Skirt.