Come for the fabric, stay for the pugs….

Hey Everybody!! I'm back with a Fancy Tiger Crafts Fen Dress. Now before we get too far into this post, I realize that I haven't really styled this dress with Fall appropriate shoes and accessories. My only excuse is that I am still out at the lake (I live part time in Calgary and part time at White Lake), and I was naive to how chilly it would be when ...

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A Cozy Bonn Shirt

Hello Califabrics blog readers! How are you feeling today? It's chilly and rainy where I am, but the leaves are a beautiful gold and there's still a lovely bonfire smell in the air, so I can't really complain. When this weather hits, it's time to bust out the cozy layers. One of my favourite things to wear in the fall (and winter) is flannel. It's so soft and warm! Plus ...

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An Autumn Coat in Selvedge Denim

My sewing plans for fall can be summed up in a word - denim. Califabrics has so many awesome denim fabrics and I bought them all!! (Evil laugh) In keeping with this theme, I decided to make a denim coat for my next Cali&Co project – but not a traditional short ‘jean jacket’. I wanted to use the Claremont Coat pattern by Decades of Style. If you aren't familiar with ...

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Lounging in Luxury – Carolyn Pyjamas

Well hello there Califabrics blog followers! How are you? What are you thinking of the new Califabrics blog so far? Pretty sweet right? Such a great group of sewists, if I do say so myself. Ha! Anyway, I'm back with another pyjama themed post. I seem to be all about the lounge wear lately. When I spotted this beautiful rayon voile, I knew it was destined to become another pair of ...

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Sleeveless Grainline Archer Hybrid in Silk Habotai

You guys, I finally checked off one of my sewing bucket list projects.  I've been wanting a sleeveless silk popover for years! Years! I am so, so glad I finally took the plunge! I LOVE this shirt.  The style is exactly what I wanted and the fabric feels absolutely dreamy to wear.  Seriously, multiple times while wearing it, I blurted out pure admiration for it.  It was over 90F and yet, ...

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