Skip to main content

Second Challenge Announced!

Who Made it Best?
Like the pop culture weekly, Who Wore it Best, we want to know who made it best.
One pattern, 9 designers!
9 Seamstresses will compete in this challenge.
You will have one week to complete this challenge.
Challenge: Using the pattern that we have selected for you, create a unique garment that reflects your personality. You can alter the pattern or add to the pattern to make it more you. Think of one of two words that describe you to inspire your look.
This challenge will be judged on creativity, craftsmanship, how well represented your two words are in your design, difficulty, and fit.
The winner will receive Free Shipping on (2) future orders on Fabricmartfabrics.com



Salme is an independent pattern company that offers PDF patterns.
 You receive your pattern quickly and just need to print at home, cut and sew! 
Visit their website for more patterns: http://www.salme-sewing-patterns.com/

Comments

  1. Personally I think this pattern (as presented) would only work for a young woman with a young girl figure. That said I am anxious to see how the mature women contestants adapt and create their garments as this will surely be a challenge!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. We choose this pattern as a challenge. We want to see how the older women make this piece more mature and how they alter it to fit them. It was not meant to be easy!

      Delete
  2. wow that is going to be quite a challenge. The ladies are all different shapes and sizes and this style really won't work on all of them as is. I look forward to seeing how the clever sewists adapt this pattern/style to work for them. some larger ladies may find this one harder to pull off than those who can wear a waisted style which has a definite 'young' look to it.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I think this contest challenge is a great idea, however this dress pattern for challenge #2 is a poor choice IMHO. The dress is geared for a young woman or girl not a mature woman. I am only glad that you have the wisdom to allow for contestants to change/alter the pattern as presented. I'm anxious to see what these talented woman produce.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I look forward to seeing the results.... I would love to see how it is manipulated for the mature woman.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for leaving a comment! All comments are reviewed before posting to help us eliminate spam. Your comment will be posted within 24 hours.

Popular Posts You Might Like

Made By A Fabricista: Sewing for Sleeveless Summer

Summer is so close I can taste it! With hot weather on the way, I need to get my sleeveless wardrobe up to date and stocked. I love to pair a breezy tank with shorts, and nothing is easier than throwing on a simple dress and heading out the door to drop off kids at camp or cruise to the beach. When the heat is up, the easier for me to get dressed the better.  With this in mind, I chose to add more woven tanks to my closet. They are cool to wear and not clingy like a knit top can often be. I looked through the ever-growing pattern section of the site, and the dartless aspect of the Megan Nielsen Eucalypt Tank was especially appealing to me.   No darts makes this a rather quick sewing project. The color blocking instructions are great, plus a basic tank is endlessly hackable and thus incredibly useful. I sewed a quick muslin, and then cropped it several inches with a straight hem, and that version is stylish and easy to wear, so there you go! Hack one done.  I wanted to try out a couple

Made By A Fabricista: Peach Skin Penny Dress

Have you ever lost your sewjo, or just taken a long break from sewing after a really hard project? After spending months altering a wedding dress, I just needed a bit of a break from sewing. Alterations are not my cup of tea, so I treated myself to a well-deserved few weeks off. After my sewing hiatus, I was ready to jump back in with a new sewing pattern I hadn't made before. The Sew Over It Penny Dress has been on my "have to make" list for a long time so it seemed like the perfect pattern to help me ease back into my usual sewing routine.  After browsing the Fabric Mart website for the perfect fabric for my Penny Dress, I noticed this beautiful black, shadow blue, and off-white floral peach skin fabric. If you haven't worked with or worn peach skin fabric, you need to get some right away! It is the softest, most delightful fabric ever! It's lightweight and has a beautiful drape, but isn't see-thru! In addition to my peach skin fabric, I also ordered some el

Made By A Fabricista: Shirt dresses are for Summer!

Hey boo!  I hope you are having a great spring/summer.  It was really hot here in Ohio this past week and finally cooled down!  The heat wave is returning though so I had to take advantage of this beautiful weather while it lasts.  I’ve been focused on summer attire and if you don’t know already whose patterns stay at the top of the list for me is, then I will tell you.  The one and only, Mimi G.  I love her style and her patterns always have a great fit!  She always comes out with something new and unique and her summer patterns are just that!   March of this year, I went from working at home as a contractor for L Brands to now an Executive Assistant for a school organization.  That’s all I will say. I don’t need anyone popping up at my job! Lol.  I went from being at home for two years wearing whatever I wanted (usually sweats and or my nightgown) and my hair in a messy bun, to working full-time again in an office.  My office is business professional, so I wanted to make some things