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 Sewing Tutorial Entry

If you have been following along with the Fabricista Fashion Challenge you know this week’s challenge is to write a sewing tutorial. Each one of the remaining 4 contestants was given a topic and I was assigned “How to Hem Pants”. Read my tutorial HERE and please vote HERE!

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How to Hem Pants: A Sewing Tutorial

Hemming is honestly one of my least favorite sewing steps, but it is an important one. A sure giveaway of poorly homemade pants is a crooked, sloppy or uneven hem. A well-made handcrafted garment should have a crisp, even hem that hits at just the right length. In this post I will show you my 6 steps to hemming pants. I will…

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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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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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Fabricista Fashion Challenge – Week 1 Challenge

Today is the first day of the Fabricista Fashion Challenge!  The first challenge presented to myself and five other sewing bloggers is to… Pick one handmade garment that you previously made but turned out to be all wrong. Whether it was the fit, the color or type of the fabric, etc, turn it into something new!…

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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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