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Designin’ December 2020 Update!

We have our first three entries now!  Let me show them to you! First on Instagram @mountaintopsewing - who used Chanel as her inspiration and made a Designer Copy of this Jacket and top, complete with bag, bling and nail polish! Next, we have @intostitches, on Instagram, who used a Burberry trench coat as the… Continue reading Designin’ December 2020 Update!

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DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Vintage patterns

Who are our generous Designin’ December 2020 Prize Sponsors?

Again!  My favourite post of the year ... when I reveal the generous DESIGNIN' DECEMBER 2020 PRIZE SPONSORS! There are so many, I'm not going to make this a long post by talking too much - let's just get to it - our DESIGNIN' DECEMBER 2020 PRIZE SPONSORS!  Check out their websites, browse around, pick out the… Continue reading Who are our generous Designin’ December 2020 Prize Sponsors?

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DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts, Tops

Designin’ December 2020!

The DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Sewing Challenge is FIVE years old!  I wonder how much that is in cat years? 🙂  This will be the 5th year that I have been sizing up all the fashions in the stores, magazines, online or on the runway. All the while thinking ... "Why buy when you can make it… Continue reading Designin’ December 2020!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

The Designin’ December winners!

It was a fabulous turnout for Designin' December 2019! So many people told me they wanted to vote for ALL the Sewists - why did they have to choose just a few! But don't worry, everyone did so well, and you were all within points of each other! This Designin' December we had 21 Sewists… Continue reading The Designin’ December winners!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

How to vote for your Designin’ December favourite!

As we review the entries below, let's keep in mind my favourite thought when browsing through the shops or magazines, online or physical: “Why buy when you can make it yourself – better and for less money?” In no special order, here are the entries: @sewlastminutelisa @groovygreylook @sewbknit @paulalovestosew @thehippestpocket @mandi.sews @raquel_sewing_knitting_in_asia @wis_g @brigitann And… Continue reading How to vote for your Designin’ December favourite!

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More Designin’ December, including my own!

Isn't it amazing how many entries there have been!!! I'm going to show you a few more! Saba Lodhi from our Designin' December Facebook Group has her Designer Original by Jason Wu. and her Designer Copy! @thesewinggoatherd or her blog The Sewing Goatherd and the Designer Original that inspired her to make her Mother's Mother… Continue reading More Designin’ December, including my own!