The Cotton Netting Fabric Experiment

For my first Cali & Co. Blog Sewing Project, I was challenged to find fabric that I didn’t already have in my stash! Seriously.  I eventually chose this white cotton ...

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Work, work!

  It seems like every summer I get inspired to make a dress that is pure icing.  It's impractical, I won't wear it a lot, and it takes a lot of ...

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Sewing with Sequins

Hey Sewists!  I am so excited to share my first project post with you all.  I knew I wanted to talk about working with sequins because they can be quite ...

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Back to School for Boys: Sturdy Pants and a Zip Hoodie

I went to buy camouflage fabric the other day … but couldn’t find it. Ba dum bum. Of course, I did find it at Cali Fabrics, and incorporated two different camo ...

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Cotton/Tencel Denim Joggers by SewSophieLynn

As a busy mom of five I get my fashion inspiration not from the pages of Vogue magazine but usually from the chic mom running errands or pushing the cart ...

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Katie Lee: Penny Raglan

Penny Raglan in Bamboo Jersey

If you've ever read my blog, it should be no surprise that I love bamboo jersey.  In fact, it's probably my favorite knit fabric to work with.  And that means I'm ...

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Exclusive Coupon! Save $5 off $25 at Cali Fabrics

Hi Everyone! In honor of the last half of our launch month, we're giving you $5 off any order of $25 or more!   Just enter CALI&CO in the coupon code box at ...

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80’s Vintage

I recently pulled this pattern out of my stash with the intention of finally sewing it.  It was purchased last year on Etsy, when I was going thru a backless-or-interesting-back-detail ...

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A Skirt & Tee for Back to School

Adventures in apparel fabric, part deux! I wrote about the adorable Cuddle fur vest last time; let’s talk about the rest of the girl’s outfit - this darling skirt and ...

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“Orange You Glad?” Skirt

For my first Cali Fabrics project, I chose a gorgeous orange embroidered eyelet. I immediately gravitated toward this fabric because of its gorgeous color, but once I received it, I ...

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Still Summer

  I know that some of you may be planning your fall sewing ( great for you but.... I'm not going to join your party just yet...)  but for those of ...

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A 1950’s Red Chambray Pleated Dress (Vogue 8973)

Hello, readers! I'm happy to share this 1950 Vintage Vogue pleated dress with you!  I chose this gorgeous red dotted lightweight chambray for this project, which worked well with the numerous ...

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Crazy for Chambray – Simplicity 1887

Hi guys! I am so excited to share my first post with you as a Cali Fabrics contributor! For my first project, I decided to try out a fabric I've ...

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15 Tips for Sewing with Rayon Challis

Rayon Challis is seriously my dream fabric! There's something about it that feels so special and luxurious to me! So, when dreaming up my latest summer maxi, I knew it ...

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Brushed Poly for Everyone!

So, there's this fabric on the website that I kept coming back to.  I'd add it to my cart and then walk away for a couple hours and then look at ...

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Paint Daub Jersey Maxi

Does anything scream "SUMMER!" louder than a maxi dress? Particularly in a bold, bright print like this paint daub rayon jersey from Cali Fabrics. I knew this fabric wanted to ...

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Sewing Apparel Fabrics -Don’t Fear the Cuddle!

You should see how much quilting cotton I own. Shelves and shelves. It’s easy to find and to sew, doesn't shift around or stretch when you don’t want it to, ...

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Asymmetrical Fashion Trip

How about a visit to New York, London, Paris or Rome?  All you have to do is wear this tunic and you're there.  I didn't even have to leave my back ...

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A Floral Arum

Hello sewing world! I'm super excited to be here to share my first sewing project with the Cali & Co. family! Lately I've been having a rayon love affair - I ...

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