The Mandrake Dress

Sew Like My Mom is on a roll!  Before she even released the Plum Dolman pattern she was drafting this girls' dress, and it's incredibly cute.  The Mandrake Dress releases today, and it's fast and so perfect as a staple dress for my girls. This is another knit dress that is available in sizes 12 …

5 Cozy Knits for Kids

Today I’m at Cali Fabrics (aka Fabric Outlet I’m always raving about in San Francisco) reviewing some fun knits!  Take a look…

Cali & Co

Hi all, it’s Gina here for Tie Dye Diva patterns. One of my favorite things about sewing with apparel fabric is the variety of knits available. It seems like every day (well not really, but you know what I mean!) there’s some type of knit fabric on the market I’ve never heard of and I need to touch them, pick them up, see how they drape, test their stretch, fall in love with them!

Sewing for little ones means I can play with a wide variety of knits in small quantities. I narrowed myself down to five very different types of knit fabrics available from Cali Fabrics, and I selected the New York Minute Dress pattern and Sterling Leggings pattern both from Tie Dye Diva to show off what these knit fabrics can do.

This first New York Minute dress features the hood, kangaroo pocket, and long sleeves options…

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Skola Dresses

Since we've been preparing our big girl for kindergarten, I've been feeling a little like my girls are growing up much quicker than I like.  I've been spending lots of time just hanging out and playing with them, hence the crickets, but of course I've been sewing the whole time!  You know it, it's like …