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Looking for help!

 
Do you want to be a Fabricista?

 
Will you help us?!
We are looking for 3 Seamstresses/Seamsters to create a piece for a  blog post to feature our readers.
 
 
What is the post about?
We are doing a post about what to make with different types of knit.
Therefore we would like to see what our readers can do with knits.
 
 
How do I become a guest blogger?
Email us a little bio about you and a few examples of your recent work.
 (Especially any pictures of knit garments!)
If you are a blogger, please include a link to your blog.
 
 
 
What will I need?
Fabric Mart will send you a gift certificate to order your fabric for the project if you are chosen.
You will be able to chose which pattern you will use.
We will let you know what type of knit we would like you to sew with by email if selected.
 
 
 
What would I need to do?
All you need to do is sew up a garment by the deadline, photograph it, and write about how you made it and any tips you could pass on to fellow sewers about using that material.
 
 
 
Who will be chosen?
We are looking for 3 entries who have knowledge in sewing and have practiced sewing knits.
We will base our decision on workmanship, writing skills, and clear images.
(We prefer to see the garments modeled in the images.)
 
 
 
Submit Entry to fabricmartblog@gmail.com by April 6th, 2013


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