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Top Stitchers: Season 2
In honor of the recent Summer Solstice, we look to the heavens for sewing inspiration! Find a "star" who shares your zodiac sign, and recreate (a child-appropriate version of) one of their iconic looks.Read More
"According to the great (fictional) Billy Flynn, the whole world is all show business. So give us the ol' razzledazzle, with a fashionable woman's outfit inspired by your favorite musical or a specific musical number or character.
The catch? You have to incorporate, to some degree, Billy's recipe to daze and dizzy your audience: beads, feathers, or sequins."Read More
Adolescents are masters of rebellion - but the concept existed well before their rebellious idols were swinging from wrecking balls and defying social norms in deli dresses. This sewing-for-tweens duel will double as a history lesson for the afflicted youth.
Sewists will design a modern outfit around a famed rebel or rebellion of the past. Rebellions may be political, social, philosophical... the possibilities are endless! Incorporate colors, textures, or overall styles of the influential period or person you choose.Read More
"No two birds sing the same song" - just as no two seamstresses will design the same over-the-top look... because YOU will be designing a boy's "songbird" look. That is, a look inspired by a song about birds (or anything with wings.) Props strongly encouraged!Read More
Oh-my-gosh-oh-my-gosh-oh-my-gosh!! I CAN'T WAIT FOR YOU TO SEE THIS ENTRY!! (Hey, if you want a stoic host, this is not the contest for you ;)) As a boy-momma, and one completely unskilled in the world of upcycling, this week's sew-down both inspires me, and KNOCKS MY SOCKS OFF!! Back up, you say? Tell you the prompt? or introduce the challengers? Alright. You've got a point. Here they are!Read More
Good morning! It's TOP STITCHER TUESDAY, and today we have Olu and Jenn stepping up to plate with their seriously inspired "7 wonders" looks. My jaw is on the floor with this one!Read More
Prepare to have a seriously silly grin frozen on your face! You're about to witness the most adorable sew-down yet. Magda and Ajaire have the most charming daughters, and today? They're make-believing they're grown up versions of themselves in a couple of epic upcycled outfits. Behold, our "Hamlet" challenge:Read More
What a week!! A huge shout out to our readers, on all their platforms, for your comments and support this week - and of course for taking the time to rate these "hybrid" looks!Read More
Welcome to the premier duel of TOP STITCHERS, season 2! I'm honored to sew along side Bobbie of A Vision to Remember today in our quilting-meets-apparel-sewing challenge. Come check out our "Hybrid" creations and leave us some love in the comments!Read More
Hey Top Stitcher fans! Welcome to my home-base.... er home-blog :) I'm so excited to have you here for Season 2 of TOP STITCHERS! We have an excellent line-up this season, so read on!Read More