Multi Color African Print Skirt and a giveaway for 2 See & Sew Patterns

Hello all today I wanted to share my latest creation.  I have recently become obsessed with African Prints.  I just love how colorful and geometrical they can be.  So I decided to make a simple lined gathered skirt out of a wonderful fabric from my stash.

To see how to make this skirtl check out my tutorial titled

Chervron Gathered and Pleated Skirt Tutorials

On to the giveaway, this giveaway is for 2  easy to sew dress patterns by See & Sew

The first pattern is B5307

B5307

Size 16-24  Waist 30″-39″

The second pattern is B5592

B5592

Girls Sizes 7-16  Waist 23″-27.5″

This giveaway will run from August 5, 2013-August  12, 2013.  With the winner being announced on August 13, 2013 @ 1 p.m. est.  To enter just leave a comment choosing the pattern that you would like.  Congratulations in advance to the  2 wonderful winner’s to be.  Please feel free to share this giveaway across all the social media sites  and blogs.  Thank you for entering.

Enjoy & Happy Sewing!!!

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Maxi skirt Pattern Giveaway for M6608 | Misses’ Skirts | Palmer/Pletsch | McCall’s Patterns

Hello to all my fellow sewist.  Today’s post is a Giveaway for  a Maxi Skirt Pattern by McCall’s Generation Next for Palmer/Pletsch, Melissa Watson.   (Pattern Size 12-20)  (Waist Size 26.5″-34″/ 67-87 cm)

4 different skirt types within 1 pattern

M6608 | Misses’ Skirts | Palmer/Pletsch | McCall’s Patterns.

M6608    M6608                               

M6608    M6608

M6608   M6608

M6608   M6608

This giveaway will run from July 28, 2013-July 31, 2013.  With the winner being announced on August 1, 2013 @ 1 p.m. est.  To enter just leave a comment.  Congratulations in advance to the wonderful winner to be.  Please feel free to share this giveaway across all the social media sites.

Happy Sewing!!!

McCall’s Tank Top Pattern M6511 Giveaway!!!!!!

Hello All

I just wanted to announce my latest Giveaway.   Which is for a McCall’s Generation Next  M6511 Tank Top Pattern Size (Lrg-Xxl).

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The Giveaway will run from July 17, 2013- July 23, 2013.  With the winner being announced on July 24, 2013 @ 1 p.m. est.   For your chance to win just leave a comment.  Congratulations in advance to the winner to be!!!!!! 😀

DIY POLKA DOT T-SHIRT Tutorial and Fabric Giveaway

I love POLKA DOTS……..and one day while on pinterest I came across a super easy DIY Tutorial for making a POLKA DOT T-SHIRT.
The best part I already had all the supplies I needed on hand.   So lets get started.

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Supplies:
* Fabric Paint ( I used Tulip brand)
* Solid Color T-SHIRT
* Circular Sponge paint brushes  (I purchased the Martha Stewart Sponges from Jo-ann Fabric’s…..remember to use your coupon on this item. I believe her assortment pack was $9.99 and with my coupon I paid $6.00.)
* paper plate
* cardboard

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Next I open my shirt and pulled it across my ironing board sliding my cardboard underneath. You will need to work on one layer of the fabric at a time, this includes the sleeve if you choose to do them.

Pour a portion of the paint onto the paper plate and dip your brush into the paint and press your dots onto the T-SHIRT.  Repeat this all over the shirt. Always making sure you have cardboard under the surface your working on. I gave each section I worked on 5 minutes to dry before working on the next. Once your done and the paint is 100% dry. Throw it in the dryer to set the paint for 20-30 minutes. Then it’s ready to wear.

To wash turn inside out and wash as usual. Line dry or toss in the dryer.

A big thank you to Merrick’s Art Blog for the inspiration and tutorial. If you have not checked out her blog please do. She is sensational at re-fashioning and diy sewing tutorials.

Enjoy and Happy Diy(ing)

Now for the Giveaway…….

This is my first giveaway an I am very excited.  This Giveaway is for 1 yard of Amy Butler’s Fabric from her “Lark” Collection Called Souvenir Mineral. It is 100% Cotton in Aqua and Yellow 44/45″ wide.
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To enter to win just leave a comment that you would like to be entered.  The giveaway will run from June 25, 2013- June 28, 2013.  The winner will be announced on June 29, 2013.  Congratulations in advance to the wonderful winner to be.