There’s a new post on the Cali Fabrics blog about my newest Ginger Jeans! Y’all, these are amaaazing! I thought these were going to be a big flop because of the fabric (I purposefully chose it to see how it would work as “jeans”), but I am pleasantly surprised! I discuss the details over at… Continue reading Ginger Jeans – Now With More Stretch!
It took a decade, but it looks like skinny jeans are out and boot cut/flare is back in! I resisted the skinny jeans trend for so long until I finally caved and needed something to wear with my knee-high boots. Since then, I’ve been hooked even though it’s not exactly the most flattering of silhouettes… Continue reading Dim Sum and Sashiko Rayon Boot Cut Ginger Jeans
Other than The Little Mermaid, another obsession I had growing up was anime. And like many teens in the late ’90’s, I fell in love with everyone’s favorite Pretty Soldier – Sailor Moon! I’ve been wanting to translate my love of anime into sewing (Totoro applique on a skirt? Embroidered Ranma 1/2 shirt?), and I… Continue reading Moon Prism Power! Sailor Moon-Inspired Ginger Jean Shorts
I was dragging my feet to make my second pair of Ginger Jeans even though I was over the moon after making my first pair. Sneaking jeans into my mental sewing queue was always in the back of my mind, but let’s face it, we tend to procrastinate on those projects which take a LOT of… Continue reading Very NOLA Ginger Jeans
I did it. I DID IT! I made jeans… JEANS, PEOPLE! Do you know what this means? This means I can sew anything! ANYTHING! I AM UNSTOPPABLE! Let me tell you, Heather from Closet Case Files is a GENIUS. She somehow managed to create a jeans pattern that beautifully fits most women. How is that… Continue reading Making Jeans = SEWING GODDESS