The Crossroads Dress

Today I'm sharing with you a fun little pattern release, and one of the versions is free!  Designs by Call Ajaire completely redesigned her site this year, and she has so many plans in store for everyone beginning with this lovely knit dress. No this definitely isn't the knit dress version (haha!), it's the top …

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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The Loli Dress

One of my favorite things about summer are sundresses.  Not like it's anywhere near summer, but you bet I'm already sewing some up!  I especially couldn't wait after seeing the Loli Dress by Bobkin Designs in One Thimble magazine issue 14 (*afflink), I just fell in love with the feminine design and retro hemline, and …