Friday, May 9, 2014

Reader's Pick Sew-Along: The BIG Reveal!!

I am so impressed by the number of people that have participated in the sew-along for New Look 6097. For our first sew-along together-- I'm so happy! Everyone seemed to really enjoy this and hopefully we can continue doing other sew-alongs. If you're just coming into this, you can learn more about the sew-along HERE.


All of these ladies are so talented! We hashed out some ideas on our Flickr Discussion Board and in comments on the blog. I think we all had fun trying to hash out our problems and suggestions. 

Plus, all participants were entered in a random drawing to win a $50 gift certificate to Fabric Mart. And the winner is...

Dara M. is the winner of a $50 gift certificate to Fabric Mart! Congratuations, Dara! Check your email for confirmation. 

All of our other fabulous participants...

Susan T. (Left), Patricia L. (Right)


Dina G. 


Annie L. from Sewing on Saturday


Santell M.


Kathryn D. 


Michelle F. 


Teresa


Angela M.


 

Missy W. 

Would you like to do another sew-along in the future? What would you like to sew? 

7 comments:

  1. It was fun, I wish I had been able to keep up with it as it went along better, but the next one I think I will. I enjoyed working with knits for the first time, and finding knit interfacing (which I didn't know existed). I have always sewn on silky dress fabrics. I guess for another sew along, I would still like to do a dress again, they are my favorites.

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  2. Wow! These dresses look really, really good! What a great pattern.

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  3. Congratulations Dara! :)

    I would love to do another sew along! As far as what, I'm game for about anything that isn't too complicated. While I'm not a beginner learning to read a pattern, I'm not ready for a tailored jacket quite yet LOL! Getting to vote from a selection of a few patterns worked well. I'll need to think about what to suggest.

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  4. In the friends that sewed together photo, that would be me, Susan, on the left! We had a great time! Thanks so much!

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    1. Just added your name! Thanks so much for participating!

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  5. Thank you for featuring me. :) I had such a blast sewing along.

    LOVE the other versions, and my next one will be inspired by the ones I see above.

    BTW, I received that fabric that Missy used in my last fabric bundle. I love the fabric as a dress, so pretty. I think I may go sleepwear but only because that fabric is so SO soft!

    I would love to do a swimsuit sewalong, but that is because I want to sew one up for the pool this summer.

    But maybe a swim coverup would be a good project or a great pair of shorts?

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    1. I too have a swimsuit on my list of possible sew-ups. I'm just not sure where to start. I bought a great swimsuit fabric on a trip to Miami in January. Now I have to put my mind to it! I'm thinking of constructing it based off of a swimsuit I have that I really like, but the fabric is wearing out. We'll see!

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