My #2018makenine Pattern Selections

Me too girl!  This is my expression when I see my very optimistic To Sew list.  Actually she's using one of those apps that turns your face into something else, and for some reason this is her favorite expression to test out each face with.  Gets me rolling every time! Anyway, each year I appraise …

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The Denver Tunic in a Quilted Watercolor Knit

My first completed make this year, woohoo!  Happy new year everyone!  We ended last year with all of us sick, one of my girls with a black eye and the other with a fat lip and a tooth injury (haha, not to each other, but totally different accidents!).  Our first day of the year was …

The Fabric Rebel in Me

I’m sharing the Cali Blog post here, but I really wanted to point out how much I love the top’s simple pattern modification!  It’s the Fair and Square from Tie Dye Diva, and it’s from a tutorial I put together back in August which you can find here.  I’m definitely making more of these next year because it’s absolutely adorable, and she’s worn it so many times already!

Cali & Co

I’m a bit of a rebel when it comes to seasons and fabric. I probably should start sewing with all the heavier-weight fabrics that keep us warm as the weather cools down, but right now I find myself gravitating towards gorgeous, breezy cotton lawns and bright, candy colored spandex knits. Cali & Co. does not disappoint with their selection either! I had some pretty tough choices to make, but I’m very pleased with what I narrowed it down to.

For this fun and girly ensemble I selected the Fair and Square Tunic and Sterling Leggings patterns from Tie Dye Diva Patterns. Both are a bit modified to take full advantage of the fabrics, and I am head over heels with the way they turned out!

This White on Black Floral cotton lawn isn’t typically a print or color I would choose for a little girl, but as mine is getting…

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