Boho and Preppy Meet

Hello Cali Fabrics readers! I am happy to be back with another guest blog post. I introduced myself in my first post featuring a denim Morris Blazer. If you you missed that post you can find it HERE. Today I am sharing a dress I made that I originally intended to be paired with that blazer. However, after getting a swatch of my first choice fabric, I decided to go with a different print that I LOVE, but doesn’t pair very ...

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Summer Weight Wool Skirt

Have you ever sewn with summer weight wool?  This skirt was our 1st time sewing with it, and we were pleasantly surprised.   We chose to use a wine and ivory herringbone brushed wool suiting.  Summer weight wool is much lighter than regular wool.  It seems like it might have a slightly looser weave too as I never got too hot wearing this skirt on a very hot summer day.  It does have the slight itchiness that regular wool has.   This summer ...

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Baby Bonnet

I am a sucker for all things vintage. While most people haven't considered bonnets a necessity since about 1932, I would beg to differ. As a practical garment the bonnet keeps my baby's head shaded, but unlike bulkier hats she is more likely to keep it on. Most importantly, have you seen how adorable it is? This was a fun project. It was fairly quick and straightforward, but involved some hand stitching which I rarely get to do. I even got ...

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