Today I’m blogging over at Cali Fabrics using this very lovely rayon gauze and Tencel denim to make myself the reversible Metamorphic Dress by Sew Liberated! I love her patterns and sewing philosophy, so I was happy to finally sew up one of her dresses. Plus you already know how much I love Cali Fabrics 😉
One of my absolute favorite things about fabric shopping is getting all touchy feely with it. I really love texture, so my hands are all over the bolts, pulling out just enough fabric to get a good feel for its texture and drape. This is impossible online for obvious reasons (although you can always order a swatch if you’re patient enough!). CaliFabrics does an excellent job though when it comes to photographing and describing their fabric, so I knew I’d be happy with my choices!
Now this was the first time I was selecting fabric to make myself something reversible. The land of reversible clothing is one I’ve traveled to many times with my girls; there’s just something about wearing two dresses at once that makes them giddy. For myself though, reversible clothing always seemed a bit odd. Why wouldn’t I just want to sew two dresses instead of getting…
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2 Replies to “Getting Touchy Feely with Your Fabric”
Just beautiful!!! And good for you making something lovely for yourself!!! ❤