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Fashion Challenge 5

See the six contestants HERE.

It's that time of year again -- Fashion Challenge time! 

The entire sewing time for the challenge will run from September 9-October 6. A new challenge will be posted to the public every Friday morning, with the first one being Friday, September 9th. You will have until the following Tuesday night to submit your entries, so that on Wednesday morning I can post the finished projects.     
     
There will be a total of 4 challenges and they will be posted on: Friday, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30.

Judging: Each week, you will be given a set of criteria. This will change slightly each week but usually will include fit, quality, craftsmanship and creativity. Each week there will be at least one "Celebrity Judge" on the panel. Along with myself, we will chat about how each person met the criteria and select a winner of the challenge. We will also have a Viewers Choice voting which the winner will be given a prize. 

Reader Participation: You can play along too! Each week, post photos of your progress and completed challenges. Then when posting to social media, use hashtag #FabricistaFabricMart on Facebook and Instagram. We will choose one winner each week to win a prize! (Prizes will be announced each week. Only open to citizens of US and Canada, for shipping purposes.) 

Fun All Around! This challenge is for the fun in it (and winning some prizes on top of it) for participants, readers, judges and myself! It is definitely hard to choose the "best" in the group, especially because we are doing everything through photographs and periodic written responses. So we're looking for participants that are good sports about a fun challenge that will expand your sewing abilities!
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Prizes!
Grand Prize Winner will receive: $25 a month for one year to spend on fabric at FabricMartFabrics.com, plus be a Fabric Mart Fabricista for 6 months writing guest posts for the blog. You will also receive a Julie's Picks Membership. (A $350 value with media exposure.)

Second place will receive: $100 gift certificate to spend at Fabric Mart, plus a Julie's Picks Membership. (A $150 value.)

Third place will receive: $50 gift certificate to spend at Fabric Mart, plus a Julie's Picks Membership. (A $100 value.)

PLUS! Additional prizes for the winner of each challenge. 



Comments

  1. ^^With SewCrafty! I cannot wait to watch this challenge unfold. I have to tell you all--give it a shot! I was on the fence about joining in last year and I am so glad I did--it helped me reach some big goals within my own sewing each week, and I learned so much about how much more I could accomplish as a seamstress. Good luck to everyone who enters! :-)

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  2. I'm not at the level for competition but I'll be watching! I've got a lot to learn, but I love watching and sewing along.

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  3. Waiting! Waiting ! Waiting ! I enjoyed the last challenge and seeing what everyone made.

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  4. Darn! Why am I just seeing this! Maybe next year for me but I'll be watching these last few weeks! What a nice opportunity (that I missed!), LOL!

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  5. I really enjoyed participating in this before and I look forward to following along every time now!

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  6. I have loved following along with this challenge in the past years and it was soooo exciting to participate last year. Can't wait to see what the challenges will be and what each contestant will make!

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  7. When will the contestants be announced

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