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Winner of Week 3 + Week 4 Challenge: Find Your Inner Designer

And the winner of the week 3 challenge is.... Congratulations, Tee!! You are the winner of a 15 yard fabric bundle and 3 patterns of your choice courtesy of McCall Pattern Company. You also move onto the finals along with Elizabeth and LaTonya. Unfortunately Jennifer had the lowest score and did not make it to the next round. Thank you so much for participating! We didn't have anyone participate in this week's reader participation contest. I hope we can get some people to play along next week! ____________________________________________________________ Week 4: Find Your Inner Designer (Final Challenge!) This is the LAST WEEK in the Fabricista Fashion Challenge! The three ladies that are left will all be winners of some prize! Here's what's up for grabs:  Grand Prize Winner will receive: $25 a month for one year to spend on fabric at, plus be a Fabric Mart Fabricista for 6 months writing guest posts for the blog. You will

Fashion Challenge Week 3: What They Made

We are now more than half way through the Fabricista Fashion Challenge! We are down to four contestants and the competition is fierce! They created another great pairing of garments this week showing some love to a piece in their closet that doesn't get worn very much. Read more about the complete 3rd challenge HERE. The winner of this challenge wins an awesome 15 yard fabric bundle filled with luxurious fabrics AND 3 patterns of their choice from the McCall Pattern Company. Don't forget you can play along too! Use #fabricistafabricmart when posting your photo to Instagram and Facebook. (And if you want to be safe, email us a photo too!) See details about the Reader Participation part HERE . You could win a pattern and notion prize pack! Let's see what they made... Tee from  Maggie Elaine This week’s challenge was somewhat difficult for me, because for the past two years I have made a conscious effort to purge my closet and donate items to Goodwill that

Winner of Week 2 + Week 3 Challenge

And the winner of week 2 challenge is.... LaTonya!! Congratulations on being the winner of the Trench Coat Challenge! The judges were VERY impressed with everyone's coats and we had a tough time judging. Wouldn't it be so much easier to make everyone a winner?? Again, congrats to LaTonya! You made it to the next round  and are the winner of Palmer/Pletsch prize pack:  a package of Palmer/Pletsch PerfectFuse Sheer fusible interfacing and the Palmer/Pletsch PerfectFuse DVD. All courtesy of Palmer/Pletsch. Unfortunately, Melanie had the lowest score and did not make it on to the next round. Thank you so much for participating and keep up the great work! The winner in the reader participation contest is Helen M. She made a lovely trench using a printed fabric (unknown content.) You win the pattern pack and rotary cutter!  ______________________________________ Week 3 Challenge: "Show Some Love" 3-piece Coordinate  Collectio n We all have someth

Fashion Challenge Week 2: What They Made

Week Two has ended and the contestants all finished their trench coats, using up every minute they had! This week's challenge was to create a trench coat that fit their personality. This was a tall order for just a week's worth of sewing but they all pulled it off great!  After looking through what they made, scroll to the bottom of the post to vote for your favorite.  You may find a more detailed blog post about each of their projects on their own blog. We had to modify the length of each blog post to better fit into this space. Click the link to their blog to see more.  Are you sewing up a trench coat for the Reader Participation part of the Fashion Challenge? Post on Facebook or Pinterest using hashtag: #fabricistafabricmart by September 22 and you will be entered into a random drawing for prizes!  For details on Reader Participation prize, week two challenge and more, click HERE .  Let's see what they created... Melanie from  It's Melanie Darling