Sewing Clothes with Quilting Cottons – Part 2

I hope you got to take look at the clothes I made with quilting cottons in Part 1 of this post and learned which patterns are best to pair with ...

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Sewing Clothes with Quilting Cottons – Part 1

Quilting cottons are inexpensive as fabric goes, come in a huge variety of fun prints and colorful solids, and are very easy to sew. Don’t let the “quilting” part fool ...

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Beach Clothes for Kids

Recently, I had the opportunity to sew some summer clothes for my kids from the newest Project Run & Play pattern collection.  This collection is called Project Watercolor Beach,and it's ...

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Dressy Casual Denim Awesomeness

Hello Cali Blog readers! My name is Brenda and I am super excited to be sharing my first post here on the blog! A little intro since I am new: ...

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Dani Joggers in French Terry

Between pregnancy and self-isolating because of Covid-19, I have been spending 90% of my time in stretchy loungewear. Unfortunately, I don't have enough loungewear to wear on a regular basis ...

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A Magical Spring Ensemble

Hi! I’m Cass (@CraftyProfessor on Instagram) and this is my first blog post for Cali Fabrics, so I’ll start by telling you a bit about myself.  I have always been ...

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How to Perfectly Match Pockets

What's better than a handmade, designer-fabric Hawaiian shirt? How about two handmade, designer-fabric Hawaiian shirts? This time around I will show you how to perfectly match the fabric on the ...

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Planning a Seasonal Wardrobe

Way back in October I ordered my fabrics with this grandiose idea that I would write about how I planned a fall/winter capsule wardrobe with Cali Fabrics. But then I ...

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Breezy Lawn Skirts

Everyone has the occasional love affair with a piece of clothing. That special feeling when you could just wear that skirt, that dress, those pants everyday and never get tired ...

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All I want for Christmas is…

... fabric and time to sew! I decided to do some home dec sewing this year, to add some Christmas spirit to my house. In other words, I fell in ...

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Grainline Hemlock: the perfect free pattern for gift-giving!

Everyone loves a free pattern, and the Grainline Hemlock t-shirt is a classic! For years it was available to newsletter subscribers in sizes 0-18, but now it has been redrafted ...

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To Top it Off…Two New Tops!

Remember my dream top that my daughter stole/borrowed?  Well, she agreed to give it back...with one condition.  Or two.  And they involved fabric and sewing, so I agreed!  Plus she ...

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How to Dip Dye Wool

Welcome back to part two of my coat making journey. Today, I am going to share how I  dip dyed the two-tone ombre hem. It is important to note that ...

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Project Street Style Fabric

Today's dose of happy is brought to you by the most fantastic parade of fabrics from CaliFabrics!  Recently I sewed up the entire Project Street Style collection of 7 patterns, ...

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A Simple Curved Hem

The weather is finally cooling here in Atlanta and I’m reminded that I don’t actually have a lot of cool weather running gear. Obviously, as someone who sews, this was ...

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7 Tips For Coat Making

For a couple months now I have been working on a pretty time-consuming project that I have been dying to share (pun intended). I have a great big love for ...

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Crushing on Velvet

Every holiday I stand in my closet and look for something that is both dressy and comfortable and this year I’m going to have some lovelies to choose from!  We ...

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5 Random Things I Sewed with Cali Knits

You know that drawer you have in the kitchen with all the random stuff in it? Rubber bands, pens, stamps, coupons, playing cards ... ours also has a plastic baby ...

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