Friday, March 31, 2017

#SewTallAndCreative Design Challenge: Inspiration & Intention

I am very excited to begin this week of Inspiration and Intention. It has warmed up here in Mississippi so I'd like to go with a short and classy look with a bit of edge. I've browsed my magazine collection and surfed a plethora of sites for this look. I may also be using some pattern pieces from my collection to help create the vision. My inspiration photos were acquired from Pinterest and do not belong to me.

My motivating force in this challenge will come from my very own gift of creativity. I truly enjoy adding a dash of surprise as I go along. As far as which fabrics I may use, the fabrics that I received are very light weight and flowy which makes them perfect choices for the dress. I tend to lean towards lighter colors in the spring and summer.

My sewing space has been tidied up and cleared for the start of my latest creation. I have also included in this photo a few of my machines that I will be using to create this piece. I am a fan of Brother machines but I own two singers (one is antique and in storage). From left to right is a Singer ProFinish serger, Brother CE1100PRW sewing machine, Brother 1034D serger, and Brother 2340CV coverstitch.

Stay tuned this weekend for snippets of my sewing space and tools and fabric photos.

Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The moment has finally arrived! I am super excited to begin designing and creating my dress for this design challenge. I have so many ideas swooning in my head! MARGE has some really nice fabric choices included in my goody box and I am ecstatic to see what can become of it!

Here are a few details:

The Challenge started on March 20th and will go through May 20th. On May 22nd MARGE & Tall Guides will announce a winner. I will be updating my blog as I go along. There are three other ladies who will be participating in this challenge as well. They are: Janet- DIY Wardrobe, Beth- Sew DIY, and Allison- The Tall Mama. I am happy to be collaborating with these ladies and being connected to other tall women who sew. I look forward to seeing their creations. Please stay tuned!