Here are the results of our final week’s Spring Top Sewalong reader vote and judges panel scoring! Our fabulous panel of four judges scored the Week 4 “Top Tops” to determine a high score for Judge’s Choice. This post marks the end of the “official” Spring Top Sewalong competition, with nearly 400 tops entered this year. Can you believe it? Wow!
Our Week 4 Judge’s Choice Award Winner is the Pretty Bow Top by Kelly:
Congratulations Kelly!!! You will receive a $30 gift certificate to Charmstitch!
Our Week 4 Reader’s…
I’m so excited to present our final group of “Top Tops” for Spring Top Sewalong 2012! These tops were chosen by our Week 4 judges. Aren’t they fantastic? Please enjoy and take a minute to VOTE for your favorite using the poll below! We’ll leave the poll open for 48 hours and announce our winners for this week on Friday or Saturday! They will each receive a $30 gift certificate from one of our Spring Top Sewalong sponsors.
Alright, here’s another spring top by moi…made with the same striped knit as Elliot’s tee (posted last week, see that link for fabric source), and yes, he asks me to wear it every time he wears his so we can match. And do I? OH YES I DO. Do not think me so short-sighted as to believe that this will last forever. The things you do that you said you’d never do…*sigh*
I think it looks good with this red skirt and my bright pink skinnies. Woot!
The pattern came from a trace of a stretch tee that fits well. I plan to teach a class on how to do…
Here are the results of this week’s Spring Top Sewalong reader vote and judges panel scoring! Yaaaaay!!! Our judging panel of three scored the Week 3 “Top Tops” to determine a high score for Judge’s Choice and this week…we had a TIE!
So, our first Week 3 Judge’s Choice Award Winner is the Polka Yoke top by Sam Lamb:
Congratulations Sam Lamb! You will receive a $30 gift certificate to Fabricworm!
And our second Week 3 Judge’s Choice Award goes to the Jasmine Teal top by Karissa:
Congratulations Karissa! You…
Just a quick reminder that the Spring Top Sewalong Pool will close tomorrow evening at 8 PM Eastern. Make sure you read the requirements before entering a top. And look at all the fun tops in the pool right now:
Yours could be in there too! Is anyone down to the wire on this one? Are you going to make it?
I’ll be back later today with the winners from this week!
Spring is here and I’ve been starting to think about the boy’s warm-weather wardrobe. Starting with a short-sleeved Flashback Tee!
The one was made with the size 5T of the Flashback Tee Sewing Pattern and an organic 1×1 rib knit from Near Sea Naturals (remember when I bought those swatches?). Love the stripes and how super-soft this is. Elliot LOVES it. He’s just turned five a couple weeks ago so the fit is just a little big. Room to grow for my average-sized kid. Although he’s looking rather skinny in these pictures. No more baby fat, waaaah!
Making a short-sleeved tee from a long-sleeved pattern is so easy! And it’s no big secret: you could do…
PS. Don’t forget to VOTE
I’m so excited to present our next group of “Top Tops” for Spring Top Sewalong 2012! These tops were chosen by our Week 3 judges. Aren’t they fantastic? Please enjoy and take a minute to VOTE for your favorite using the poll below! We’ll leave the poll open for 48 hours and announce our winners for this week on Friday or Saturday! They will each receive a $30 gift certificate from one of our Spring Top Sewalong sponsors.
Click on the links below each…
OK everyone, here’s my second top for the Spring Top Sewalong!
I finished it yesterday around dinnertime, hand-stitching like a maniac while the kids played outside in lovely balmy weather. Mr Rae was resting on the lounge chair while the kids crawled all over him, trying unsuccessfully to nap in the sunshine and sipping “medicinal” white wine (he’s recovering from a nasty sinus bug). It was such a nice afternoon.
I used this natural organic knit jersey from Near Sea Naturals and the fitted tunic pattern from Natalie Chanin’s new book, Alabama Studio Sewing and Design, which I’ve already gushed about. I don’t usually throw myself at the marketing reps to get books, but I…
WOO-HOO, it’s here!
The Charlie Dress Add-On is a supplement to the original Charlie Tunic Sewing Pattern. It allows one to make the dress version by taping an extension to the side/bottom of the tunic pattern pieces. The pattern PDF includes four pages of illustrated instructions, plus all the patten pieces for the skirt extensions, new cropped sleeves, and sleeve/bottom facings.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This add-on isn’t a stand-alone pattern; it is used in combination with the Charlie Tunic Sewing Pattern, which is available from my pattern shop.
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