Cali Faye Collection – Fenix Romper Review

Cali Faye Collection – Testing

Hello everyone, today I wanted to share my experience with Cali Faye Collection. As a member of Sewing Portfolio, I answered the call that was posted in the Facebook Group (This is a closed group and can only be accepted if you are a member of Sewing Portfolio). I was very excited to be selected to test the Fenix Romper pattern. By now you all may know, I am not a fan of jumpers/rompers. I have no problem, seeing someone else in their romper, it just wasn’t for me. But the look and feel of this design was surprisingly good. It has a super relaxed anthropologie feel to it.  

The Fenix Romper has a front and back V neck and an asymmetrical hem line and not to mention inseam pockets. The tutorial comes with a guide that walks you through two shoulder strap options. The sizes available are 00-16, one thing I really like about this pattern is that the fabric suggestions is broad, you’re not just limited to cotton or woven and I like that. You can use just about any fabric with drape and it has a lot to do with design. My first Fenix was with a jersey, the second was a cotton and my final version is a  Rayon Crepe Floral. This design has enough fullness without making you look overburden, I am now addicticted to the comfort and easy of movement this romper provides.

The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I liked how the pattern was drafted, where everything fall together so nicely. I didn’t have any fit issues, that may have a bit to do with my fabric choice.  Rayon Crepe, seems to be the perfect fabric for this design. This romper is such a quick sew, it could be worn to the beach as a cover-up, walks with the kids, or even to the market. Also if made with  special occasions fabric this would be a great in the nick of time piece.

What a fabulous design for the spring!

Renata xoxo

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4 Comments

  1. April 21, 2017 / 10:23 pm

    I love your jumpsuit Renata! Nice work! I’m sure you’ll enjoy this piece this spring and summer!

    • April 21, 2017 / 11:48 pm

      Thanks Dee – It was a was such a fast and fun project.

  2. April 23, 2017 / 8:12 pm

    You did a great job! I feel the same way about rompers and have stayed away from them. I think I can see myself in this one though. Great job!

    • April 28, 2017 / 3:41 pm

      Thank you! You definitely have to be strong to wear them 🙂 But I really love how much space you get with this, and the + is that it looks like really pretty dress.

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