“Orange you glad?” Skirt: My first Cali Fabrics Post

I’m pleased to announce that I am a blogger for the newly launched Cali Fabrics sewing and fabric blog!

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For my first Cali Fabrics project, I chose a gorgeous orange embroidered eyelet. I immediately gravitated toward this fabric because of its gorgeous color, but once I received it, I became even more enamored with its overall design. I like that the eyelet openings are relatively small, meaning that I didn’t have to worry as much about underlining. Plus, the embroidery ensures that the design is visually interesting!

Check out the rest of my first post over on the Cali Fabrics Blog.

 

McCalls 6696: The Heavily Modified Version

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For my third version of McCalls 6696 I really went rogue! The finished product only slightly resembles the original pattern, but I am pretty happy with it.I was inspired by Idle Fancy’s 6696 with a circle skirt. I used her suggestions for some of the alterations, and winged it for the rest.  Check out what I did below:

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