Kid-Approved Mini Capsule Wardrobe

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Can you believe these four cute looks are really only three garments? This mini “buh-bye-summer-hello-fall” capsule wardrobe is made with versatile fabrics and fun reversible patterns. The tee is one I made earlier, so by sewing only two more items – the Reversible Hoodie Vest Pattern and the So Flippin’ Cute Skirt from Tie Dye Diva Patterns, I got multiple kid-approved looks while only sewing two things. Mom for the win!

The truly fun part, as always, was selecting my fabrics. You’re here on the Cali&Co blog, you don’t need me to tell you that! I do love shopping Cali Fabrics because with the wide variety of apparel fabric, excellent search function and detailed menus, I can always find just what I am looking for. Plus usually a bunch of other things I didn’t set out to buy but realized I can’t live without. The listings include details that…

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Lemon Drop Dress Sew-Along Day 1

I can finally share what I've been working on these past few weeks! I've been putting together some pattern hacks for the Lemon Drop Tunic and Dress pattern for Tie Dye Diva's Lemon Drop sew-along, so go ahead and hop on over there to take a look at more pictures, and maybe even participate 😉

London Calling Cotton Lawn – ‘ello Love!

I just had to share this post I wrote with Tie Dye Diva Patterns for Cali Fabrics.  I love this dress, and it just might be the first dress I don’t let her wear unless it’s a special occasion!  I don’t want this one getting stained immediately 😉

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Hi everyone! It’s Gina here for Tie Dye Diva patterns. Today I want to share with you a beautiful dress that I made for my girl and wish I had for myself instead!

As I was perusing Cali Fabrics the other day, because I never stop shopping for fabric, I was thrilled to see that they had Robert Kaufman’s London Calling cotton lawns in a variety of prints. When my eyes landed on the Swirling Leaves and Flowers in pink and orange print, I immediately pictured it as a vintage tea dress and had to have it!

One of my favorite vintage-inspired patterns for girls is the La Tulipe Dress pattern from Tie Dye Diva patterns. The sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice, and circle skirt are classic features in a tea dress, but it’s the tulip sleeves that add a delicate charm that make it perfect for a young girl…

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Simple Appliqué Tutorial

It's been busy around here, but I wanted to share this simple appliqué tutorial I put together for Tie Dye Diva using her Jon and Janie Romper and Bubble pattern.  I love this bubble romper, and this fabric is absolutely adorable!  Hop on over to her blog for more pics and details! Haha!  That face!  I'll …