Mandala Duster – Simplicity 8059

**Special Announcement** I’m very excited to announce that I am now a Fabric Mart Fabricista!!! This means each month I will be bringing you a look created from fabric from Fabric Mart Fabrics. If you follow me, you already know that I love Fabric Mart and highly recommend them not only their fabric but there…

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Abstract Houndstooth Print Off The Shoulder Dress – Mimi G Tutorial

I needed a dress for a party back in October and I thought of this sexy little off the shoulder dress from Mimi G. My first attempt at this  Off-the-Shoulder Dress was the flared maxi version sometime last year. The grey jersey fabric I used was too thin and showed ALL my flaws. I later lined the…

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Frougie Tip Friday – Fabric Mart Julie’s Pick

So it’s been a while since I’ve shared a Frougie Tip with you, but today I have a good one. If you follow me on Periscope I mentioned Fabric Mart’s Julie’s Picks Swatch Club quite a while back but I’m finally giving you a review as promised. Fabric Mart is one of my favorite online fabric…

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Final Fabricista Fashion Challenge – 3 Piece Wardrobe

I can’t believe this is my FINAL entry into the Fabric Mart Fabricista Fashion Challenge! These last 5 weeks have truly been a challenge but also very rewarding. I’m so thankful and humbled to have made it to the Top Three. All 6 bloggers are very talented ladies! Let’s get to it but first….Be sure to VOTE here…

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Fabricista Fashion Challenge Final Challenge Announcement

I’m thrilled to have made the top 3 of this years Fashion Challenge. Thank you all for following along and supporting me by voting. My goal was to of course win the whole shabang, but I really wanted to make it to the final challenge and now I have. This week’s challenge is a fun one: This…

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Fabricista Fashion Challenge: Week 3 – Sewing Tutorials

Yaaaaayyy!!! I won the Wrap It Up challenge. I had the high scores from the judges AND I won the readers vote! Thank you all for voting. I won 3 free patterns of my choice from the McCall, Butterick, Vogue or Kwik-Sew lines AND 3 of the newest patterns released from the Sewing Workshop: Tremont Jacket, Florence…

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Weekend Sales Roundup Sept 17-23

50% off wool ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates *********ENDS October 1st********** $3.99 McCall’s, Butterick and Kwik Sew. $5.99 Vogue mccall.com Fall Savings Sale September 30 – October 6 $4.99 Vogue patterns $1.99 Butterick patterns 50% off Sporswear, apparel lining, broacades, and royalty broadcloth 50% off Buttons, Coats and Clark thread and zippers, by the…

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Fabricista Fashion Challenge: Wrap It Up Week 2 Entry

VOTE HERE! I did a happy dance Friday when I read I was not eliminated. Then I realized that was just the first week and the second challenge was already here! LOL The remaining 5 contestants were challenged to create a wrap dress inspired by Diane Von Furstenberg  designs. If you don’t know, Diane Von Furstenberg is the mother of the wrap…

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Fabricista Fashion Challenge – Week 2 Wrap It Up!

First of all that I want to THANK everyone who voted for me to get me through the first week of competition. Though I did not win, I’m sew happy that I am still in the running. WHEW! Congratulations to Kristin of SunnySewing for winning the Handmade Remake challenge with her amazing transformation of a maxi skirt…

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I’m a Fabricista Fashion Challenge 3 Contestant!

I’m “sew” excited to have been selected to participate in Fabric Mart’s 3rd Fabricista Fashion Challenge! What is the Fabricista Fashion Challenge? Essentially, it is a reality show style sew off! Fabric Mart’s blog team selected 6 sewing bloggers who will be narrowed down to a winner over the course of 5 weeks by eliminating…

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Black and White Lattice Colorblock Dress – Simplicity 1156

This is my first time working with an Amazing Fit pattern from Simplicity and I might be in love. I actually purchased S1156 because it was similar to V8995 which I already owned but had been too afraid to cut since I am frougie and Vogue patterns are “expensive“. In my defense $4.99 is 5…

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