Hey Sewists! I volunteered for double duty for the Sew Long Summer tour, so I am back with another new garment. Today, I am sharing my pattern hack version of Simplicity 1062. This is …
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Sew Long Summer: Summer Crush
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Sew Long Summer Kickoff Giveaway
Yep! You read that right! This post is all about a giveaway! Get excited!
I didn’t mention a lot about what this sew along will entail in my last post, so I wanted to take a minute to do that now.
Sew Long Summer is the brain child of host Melissa of Mahlicadesigns and co-hosted by Elizabeth of Elizabeth Made This, Cindy of cindyparrett.com, Ashley of Sewn by Ashley, and myself. You can read all of our bio’s here at Meet the Co-Host.
The sew along will last four weeks starting on August 24th and ending on September 22nd, the last day of summer. We will be celebrating the end of summer and welcoming fall. Each week will have a different theme to help you stay motiated
Summer Crush is Monday August 24th – Sunday August 30th.
This theme will be all about trying those summer patterns that you have been putting off for one reason or another. It is also a time for finishing some of the UFO’s that have built up over the last couple of months. Now is the time to do it.
Never Ending Summer is Monday August 31st – Sunday September 6th.
We will be sewing garments that keep us thinking summer all year round. What do you want to wear when there are 6′ of snow outside in the middle of January? Is it bright sunshiny colors and prints? Or lightweight fabrics that can be worn now and layered in the colder months ahead?
Holi-Daze is Monday September 7th – Sunday September 13th
Labor day falls within this week, and we want to see what special things you are wearing. This is also a time to start planning and prepping your holiday wardrobe for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Fabulous Fall is Monday September 14th – Tuesday September 22
Since this is the last week of summer, we will be looking ahead to fall sewing. What is on your list of must make fall garments? Let’s get a jump start on sewing those fall items now.
Start thinking about what you will be making now. If you would like to share your creation simply use the hashtag #sewlongsummer15 on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, view/request to add photos in the Flickr album, or Pinterest Board. You can also share your creations through link up parties that will go live for each week’s theme.
Now, on to the giveaway. To kick things off right we have a fabulous prize package for you to win. It includes a Friskers Scissors Sharperner , MyPad Needle Keeper, and a $20 Joann’s Giftcard. I hope you are excited about these great prizes. Enter now via the Rafflecopter below.