When I heard that Sara from Made by Sara was putting together the first Japanese Sewing book blog tour and sewing week, I signed up right away! I recently won some children’s Japanese sewing books and this was the perfect time to sew up some of the patterns I’ve been eyeing.
Did you love this Fur Collared vest from my Bacon Ice Cream, Over the Top look?! I know you did, so I’m here today with the free pattern and tutorial so you can wrap you little one in a Lil Luxe too Remember to pin, post your creations on Facebook and tag #lilluxecollection and #luxefurcollarvest ENJOY!
Bacon Ice Cream…say wha?! Kim and I were challenged to create a look that combined two completely unexpected sewing ingredients – meaning to put together distinct fashion influences, fabrics types, and/or sewing techniques that form an explosive feast for the eyes to enjoy…in other words, it ALSO had to be over the top (OTT). Talk about a challenge!! See what I made below and check out my competitors look and leave us your rating on the Top Stitchers website (AKA the Sewing Stadium).
I am super excited to part of Top Stitchers this season!! You know I love me a competition…although this season it’s more of a friendly face off with another seamstress but still the Over the top “Bacon Ice Cream” prompt has my head spinning and my creative juices on FIRE which is what I love about competing. I never look at competitions on how to beat my opponents. To me, it’s more like: how can I push myself to do something different? or what can I make that I haven’t made before? I’ve already gone shopping for fabric and have a general idea of what I’m going to do but October 20th (the date our challenge garments are revealed) is still a long...
You know I love a challenge!! I’ve had this idea for a while and Making it fun – The Great Pattern Hack Challenge for Michael Miller Fabrics was just the push I needed to get it done…although I almost missed it! I thought I had until next week to complete the challenge but nope due tomorrow; story of my life