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Moneta party quarter finialists annonced!

Moneta party quarter finialists annonced!

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Elle Harris

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  • A finished garment?? What the deuce! πŸ˜‚ Here is my finished @sewessentialuk x @simplesewpatterns skater ball dress for @craftysewandso Dress makers ball!! You can read more about it over on @simplesewpatterns blog. Tickets for the event close today so make sure you snap them up.
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On a side note I absolutely adored working with cardiz jersey from @sewessentialuk. It's got an absolute perfect handle. ❀️❀️❀️.
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Fabric: red Cadiz jersey from @sewessentialuk. Pattern: skater dress @simplesewpatterns. Shoes and bag: @irregularchoice. Bow belt: tutorial @craftysewandso blog.
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#sewcialists #sewpositivity #memade #thedressmakersball #thedressmaker #imakemyownclothes #sewingproject #sewpositivity #sewing #sewessential #simplesewbloggers #simplesewpatterns @lovesewingmag #lovesewing
  • @pilar_bear shared a picture of my first baby hat gift today. ❀️ This beautiful fabric was an off cut sent to me by the lovely @sweetlittlechickadee and I scraped a top out of it before using the tiny scraps to sew up this little hat. It's appropriate because @pilar_bear is hosting a restyle exchange over on her blog with @amynicolestudio. The Restyling Exchange is a global fashion swap connecting restylers all over the world to promote the value of refashioned clothing, deepen the online sewing & crafting community, and challenge your creativity. The deadline for signing up is tomorrow. For more info head over to pilar or Amy's blog.
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#restylingexchange2017 #sewcialists #sewing
  • Well my decision to buy online without knowing if these two fabrics would work together paid off! πŸ€πŸ’šπŸ€ now to figure out what pattern to sew πŸ˜‘πŸ™ˆπŸ˜³ Why do I always leave things till the last hour? .
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#thedressmakersball #whitetreefabrics #sipandsew #greenismyfavoritecolor  #sewcialists #sewing
  • Today's #makersforfashrev topic is 'one mans waste'. Although I'm not a great refashionista I try not to let any usable fabric get thrown out. These baby hats are made with off cuts and scrap fabrics. I make them for friends and family but recently started making tiny ones for premature babies to keep them warm. Although it's important  to make sure the fabric is  safe to use, I've now made over 50 of these hats from garments/fabrics that would have been otherwise thrown away. .
Fabrics from @girlcharleeuk and @higgsandhiggs 
@inthefolds #fashionrevolution #fashionrev #sustainablefashion #sustainablefashion #prematurebaby #babyhats
  • I'm very excited to announce that in two weeks time I'll be on the judging panel at #thedressmakersball ❀️ It will be an honor to sit amongst these awesome talented ladies, although I may be naked. Literally just ordered my fabric 😳.
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There's only 3 days left to purchase tickets and spend a night hanging out with us so get your skates on!
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@craftysewandso @elisalex @stitchodyssey @almondrock_sews @beckiapril #sewcialists #sewingevent #sewing
  • Pretty sure this @thatwendyward zip jacket will be the most comfy thing in my wardrobe ❀️ 🎿🐨🎿 ❀️. Finishing the Seams with bias binding is making the jacket really clean looking. Maybe I will wear it inside out πŸ˜‚.
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#thebeginnersguidetodressmaking #thatwendyward #wendyward #memade #hongkongseams #sewing #sewpositivitygiveaway
  • No matter where I go, I always find a haberdashery ❀️ such a lovely shop full of goodies! If you're ever in Leek I highly recommend a peep πŸ‘€.
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@bibelot_leek #shoplocal #sewcialists #sewing #sewingproject #memade #sewingshop
  • Ready, set. Sew!.
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DREAM colours 🎿🐨.
Decided on a grey heart and converse mash up... ❀️ you guys swayed me :) .
#miycollection #beginnersguidetodressmaking #thatwendyward #makeityourself #sewingproject #Sewcialists #sewpositivitygiveaway
  • Currently finding it hard to decide which precious fabric to cut into. I'm making the zip up jacket from @thatwendyward's first book and really want a 'wear it with everything' number in my wardrobe ❀️. This make is also exciting because it will end in a giveaway! (But not from my fabric stash.... get your hands off my fabric!πŸ˜‚).
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#beginnersguidetodressmaking #thatwendyward #miycollection #bgtdm #sewingbooks #wendyward #sewing #makeityourself #sewingproject #guthrieandghani #girlcharleeuk
Moneta party quarter finialists annonced!

WOW! What can I say? That was some party you guys made. I don’t think my fingers stayed still for more than a minute. I was blown away by every single garment and by the support you showed each other during the event. This is exactly why I plan community parties. From having people who have never sewn with jersey breaking out the double needle to more experienced seamstresses designing a hack that I’d never of dreamed was possible makes my heart sing. I particularly enjoyed the gathering of monetas in Dewsbury arranged by the inspiring Hila of Saturday night stitch whom clearly knows how to get a party started. She was joined by 9 ladies wearing monetas making it a proper moneta party fest.

Although you are all winners in my eyes, I have great pleasure in announcing that the 9 semi-finalist who win individual prizes from their sponsors as well as a pair Earnest and wright embroidery scissors.

 

Pilar_bear was voted in by the wonderful Guthrie and Ghani who fell in love with Pilar’s low back ballerina style dress and beautiful photo. Pilar lives in spain with her husband and toddler, and is the founder of Pilarbearpatternshare and also has a #sewingmama collaboration with @katerelton. She wins a Β£20 fabric voucher to spend at Guthrie and Ghani.

 

Pigeonwishes was chosen by Crafty sew and so for her gorgeous frill hack and party style. Meg is a Vlogger and has her own youtube channel and lives in London. She gets a Β£10 voucher to spend at Crafty sew and so, which as a self-proclaimed fabric addict won’t be too hard! We want to see a fabric haul vlog meg!

 

Dankajx’s clever roll neck hack caught fabworkmills eye and the flowers obviously sealed the deal.Β  Danka has a blog where she shares her lovely sewing and knitting, lives in Oxfordshire and enjoys cakes as much as me. She will be getting Β£20 credit to spend at Fabworksmill online, but a trip to the store up north is well worth it. Maybe she can be persuaded for another Hila party.

 

RosieJaneSews beautiful blue Moneta and pink accessories meant that Minerva crafts couldn’t resist her happy grin and also her sipsmith gin. Jane loves sewing on her new Janome machine and shares her lovely makes on Instagram. She will be getting her hands on a Β£50 jersey bundle from Minerva crafts and I can’t wait to see what she makes.

 

Amymore10 wowed Sew Essential with her dramatic black leatherette Moneta, which fabric came from Birmingham rag market. Amy has a Vlog channel where shares her beautiful makes with us sewists. She will be getting a pattern of her choice from Sew Essential and I hope she shares it on her vlog for us to see.

 

Cforcer’s blue lace beauty put her in the running when Faberwoods fell in love with her photo and use of fabric. Charlotte lives in the Midlands with her beautiful children, has a sewing blog, runs and also been known to rub shoulders with Rock legends in her spare time. She will receive a goodie box from Faberwoods and I’m super envious of this!

 

lasoffittadeighiri showed up to the party not only in a rocking Moneta but also to provide us with dance music! Girl Charlee could not resist. Manuela is a self-taught seamstress who lives in the woods in Italy with her husband. She is passionate about all things sewing which she shares on her blog. Girl Charlee will be sending her 3m of their fabric so we look forward to seeing it sewn up.

 

Sewvee always shows up to the party in style and for the second year running has made it into the final 9. Victoria lives in Bath (not in the bath) and is figuratively a walking rainbow. Her beautiful wax print dresses can be found on her blog as well as Instagram. Although Sewvee partied with the original party crew she didn’t get any prizes so I am super happy to hand over a Β£20 store credit from Adam ross for her to make awesome things this year.

 

_ym.sews_ braved the storm in her maxi Moneta hack and the Villiage Haberdashery approved of it’s floaty appearance and use of stripes. Yasmin lives in wales and packs in more sewing in a week than I manage in a month around her career as a doctor. She’s part o the Minerva blogger community and shares her makes there and on Instagram. She get’s to spend Β£25 at The Villiage Haberdashery!

Few! These lovely talented ladies pictures will now be sent off to Colette HQ who will decide who will be put to the public vote. We hope you will all continue to party and We send out Moneta hugs to you all.

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  • A finished garment?? What the deuce! πŸ˜‚ Here is my finished @sewessentialuk x @simplesewpatterns skater ball dress for @craftysewandso Dress makers ball!! You can read more about it over on @simplesewpatterns blog. Tickets for the event close today so make sure you snap them up.
.
On a side note I absolutely adored working with cardiz jersey from @sewessentialuk. It's got an absolute perfect handle. ❀️❀️❀️.
.
Fabric: red Cadiz jersey from @sewessentialuk. Pattern: skater dress @simplesewpatterns. Shoes and bag: @irregularchoice. Bow belt: tutorial @craftysewandso blog.
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#sewcialists #sewpositivity #memade #thedressmakersball #thedressmaker #imakemyownclothes #sewingproject #sewpositivity #sewing #sewessential #simplesewbloggers #simplesewpatterns @lovesewingmag #lovesewing
  • @pilar_bear shared a picture of my first baby hat gift today. ❀️ This beautiful fabric was an off cut sent to me by the lovely @sweetlittlechickadee and I scraped a top out of it before using the tiny scraps to sew up this little hat. It's appropriate because @pilar_bear is hosting a restyle exchange over on her blog with @amynicolestudio. The Restyling Exchange is a global fashion swap connecting restylers all over the world to promote the value of refashioned clothing, deepen the online sewing & crafting community, and challenge your creativity. The deadline for signing up is tomorrow. For more info head over to pilar or Amy's blog.
.
#restylingexchange2017 #sewcialists #sewing
  • Well my decision to buy online without knowing if these two fabrics would work together paid off! πŸ€πŸ’šπŸ€ now to figure out what pattern to sew πŸ˜‘πŸ™ˆπŸ˜³ Why do I always leave things till the last hour? .
.
#thedressmakersball #whitetreefabrics #sipandsew #greenismyfavoritecolor  #sewcialists #sewing
  • Today's #makersforfashrev topic is 'one mans waste'. Although I'm not a great refashionista I try not to let any usable fabric get thrown out. These baby hats are made with off cuts and scrap fabrics. I make them for friends and family but recently started making tiny ones for premature babies to keep them warm. Although it's important  to make sure the fabric is  safe to use, I've now made over 50 of these hats from garments/fabrics that would have been otherwise thrown away. .
Fabrics from @girlcharleeuk and @higgsandhiggs 
@inthefolds #fashionrevolution #fashionrev #sustainablefashion #sustainablefashion #prematurebaby #babyhats
  • I'm very excited to announce that in two weeks time I'll be on the judging panel at #thedressmakersball ❀️ It will be an honor to sit amongst these awesome talented ladies, although I may be naked. Literally just ordered my fabric 😳.
.
There's only 3 days left to purchase tickets and spend a night hanging out with us so get your skates on!
.
@craftysewandso @elisalex @stitchodyssey @almondrock_sews @beckiapril #sewcialists #sewingevent #sewing
  • Pretty sure this @thatwendyward zip jacket will be the most comfy thing in my wardrobe ❀️ 🎿🐨🎿 ❀️. Finishing the Seams with bias binding is making the jacket really clean looking. Maybe I will wear it inside out πŸ˜‚.
.
#thebeginnersguidetodressmaking #thatwendyward #wendyward #memade #hongkongseams #sewing #sewpositivitygiveaway
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