Fabric Shop sponsors of The Swimsuit Edition tour

Hey guess what?? The next tour co-hosted by Deb and myself is coming up sooooon! This time around we’re focusing on swim wear for the whole family. There are 20+ bloggers taking part who will be sharing all their swim awesomeness with you next week! Today I wanted to share with you the fabric shops that are sponsoring the tour. Some are offering discount codes and others will have gift certificates for you to win during the tour week. Keep reading to find out more!

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Knock it Off Tour Day Three

Welcome to another day of the Knock it Off Tour! There are three more bloggers today showcasing their knock off looks. Scroll down to find the links to their posts or hang around with me for a bit and see what outfit I decided to share with you that I hope to be able to sew up my own version of soon.

Knock it Off tour

For today’s ready-to-wear look I pulled an outift for the ladies that I liked on Modcloth.

I’m one those people who feels most comfortable in t-shirt and jeans. Unless I’m going to a wedding, I feel overdressed in a dress or skirt, and never feel super comfortable as I feel like I’m playing dress-up. (Which is strange because when I was little I lived in dresses). So I would most definitely want to dress down the look by pairing a
skirt with a tee like here.
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Knock it Off Tour Day One

The idea for Knock it Off Tour was vaguely inspired by the Thea dress pattern by (the now closed) BLAVERRY when, nearly simultaneously, I ran across a fairly similar dress on Target’s website and Deb saw a similar dress in a H&M store window.

(It’s also not a new idea – ‘knock off’ or ready-to-wear inspired sewing projects have been around since time immemorial – but the idea for us to do the tour was inspired by that pattern). Continue reading “Knock it Off Tour Day One”

Indigo dress pattern from petitboo patterns sewn by Lulu & Celeste

Petitboo Rebranding Tour

Today I’m sharing with you the Indigo dress by petitboo patterns that I sewed up. The designer, Allison is not new to the pattern designing world but has in fact been designing patterns under the petitboo brand for a while now and recently decided to make it easier on herself by merging E+M Patterns with the petitboo brand.

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