Sew Ready for Fall Tour

Aug 3, 2016

When Sew Stylish Fabrics arranged this tour, the must have known I’d be all over it.  I am craving fall hardcore right now.  I’m just not much of a warm weather person.  I practically hide from the sun with this fair skin of mine, and our house isn’t air conditioned.  So, yeah.  I like my cooler weathers.

Plus fall is so freaking fabulous!  The smells, the colors, the foods, the comfy clothes…..everything.  And while it’s probably too early to talk about the rest of the stuff, I’d at least like to talk about clothes!

There are two things I simply cannot resist when it comes to fall-sewing for myself: sweater knits and Patterns for Pirates Pumpkin Spice Dolman.  And when those two things come together, it’s pure perfection for me.

Strangely enough, as many times as I’ve made the PSD, I’ve never made the short sleeved version of it.  I LOVE IT.  The giant, open, drapey sleeved aspect is fabulous for cozy clothes that don’t need to be super warm.  Hello transition weather wardrobe!

I don’t know why my poses are all so boring in these photos.  I’m sorry that the best Tyra I could give you was this.  I’ll work harder next round.  Maybe throw some smize-ing in there.  You know, to shake shit up.

Let’s talk the fabric a little bit.  Stylish Fabrics was AWESOME and gifted me two yards of this delicious sweater knit.  I’ll admit that I had never heard of this website before, but they’ve got a new customer with me.  Their prices are amazing.  And honestly, I love the fabric that I picked out.  Usually when prices are super low like they are (this sweater knit is currently going for $5.90/yard), I don’t expect the greatest quality.  Not the case with this at all!  It is not too thin, not too thick, the colors were basically spot on with the photos and it was a delight to sew with.  Win, win, win.

Ripped skinny jeans and a PSD and my life is basically made.  Well…it will be when the temperatures drop and Starbucks starts pumping out their Caramel Brulee and Pumpkin Spice flavors.  Then my life will be made for sure.

Am I one of those basic girls who loves PSLs and tall boots?  Guilty as charged.

Pattern: Pumpkin Spice Dolman by Patterns for Pirates
Fabric: Brown Two-Tone Sweater Knit from Stylish Fabric

A HUGE thanks to Stylish Fabrics for letting me play along!  Here’s how you can find them:
https://twitter.com/stylishfabric | https://www.facebook.com/StylishFabric/
https://www.instagram.com/stylishfabric/ | https://www.pinterest.com/stylishfabric/

 

Don’t be shy! Make sure you hit up all of the first week’s bloggers for the Sew Ready for Fall Tour!

August 1st: Sewing By Ti and Rebel and Malice
August 2nd: Gray all Day
August 3rd: Wild and Wanderful and The Sara Project
August 4th: Doodle Number 5 and Sweet Red Poppy
August 5th: Paisley Roots and Dos Natural Sistas and My Crafty Little Self

 

And, you guys, there is an INSANE giveaway happening with this tour.  After you finish drooling, how about you head over to the Stylish Fabrics blog and get yourself entered.  Do it!!

  • 1- Brother Sewing Machine XR1340
  • 1- Stylish Fabric Sewing Box
  • 3- $20 gift cards to Stylish Fabric
  • Everything Your Mama Made and More $50 gift card
  • George and Ginger 5 Pattern Pack
  • Hey June Handmade 2 Pattern Pack
  • Love Notions 2 Pattern Pack
  • Made For Mermaids 2 Pattern Pack
  • Mouse House Creations 3 Pattern Pack
  • New Horizons Designs 2 Pattern Pack
  • Seamworks Pattern Wembley OR Paxson
  • Sisboom 4 Pattern Pack
  • Stitch Upon a Time 2 Pattern Pack
  • True Bias Patterns Emerson Pants/short and Ogden Cami
  • Wardrobe By Me Frida Shorts and Slim Pants
  • Winter Wear Designs Giverney Blazer AND the Real Deal Jeans

**As always, you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of compensation if you end up purchasing something I’ve recommended.  Thanks for helping to feed my sewing habits!

Disclosure: As always, you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of compensation if you end up purchasing something I’ve recommended.  Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something is completely up to you.  Purchasing from my links does not alter the pricing in any way for you, it simply helps feed my sewing, creating and blogging habits.  Thank you for your support!

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