Post Bee Thoughts and Upcoming Plans (Wardrobe Planning Post #10.5)

So it’s been a couple of weeks since the end of the Pattern Review Sewing Bee, and I have to admit I haven’t sewn a stitch since I finished my Round 4 project.  My hat goes off to so many of the other talented participants who’ve churned out incredible garments post-Bee; I just haven’t had … More Post Bee Thoughts and Upcoming Plans (Wardrobe Planning Post #10.5)

Thanks Sulky!

It was a happy mail day because my prize package from winning the second round of the Pattern Review Sewing Bee has arrived!  Thanks to prize sponsor Sulky and the judges at Pattern Review, I was able to spend $100 gift card at Sulky’s website in any way I wanted.  Coupled with that, Sulky was having … More Thanks Sulky!

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 4: Impress at a School Reunion (Pattern Review: Vogue 1524 and Simplicity 8178)

I can’t believe I made it all the way to the final round of this year’s Sewing Bee!  Last year was my fist year to participate, and I was ecstatic to have made it through to the second round.  It feels like such an accomplishment this year to be participating all the way through to … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 4: Impress at a School Reunion (Pattern Review: Vogue 1524 and Simplicity 8178)

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 3: Reversible Garment (aka Pattern Review: Simplicity 8418)

I was super excited to have made it through to the third round of the Bee.  Last year was my first time participating and I made it to Round 2, but was out at that point.  It worked out for the best, perhaps, because last year the contestants in Round 3 had quite a challenging … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 3: Reversible Garment (aka Pattern Review: Simplicity 8418)

I won!

I am so excited right now, because I won round 2 of the Pattern Review Sewing Bee! This is my first ever contest win on Pattern Review, and my first time making it as far as Round 3 of the Sewing Bee!  It was a bit like that one scene from Little Miss Sunshine in here … More I won!

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 1: Musically Inspired Pencil Skirt

It’s that time of year again – National Sewing Month.  Which means lots of fun Instagram pictures and the Pattern Review Sewing Bee!  I entered the Bee on something of a whim last year, and actually managed to make it to round 2, which was amazing.  Of course, that means I’m hooked, so I’m back … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 1: Musically Inspired Pencil Skirt

Pattern Review: BS-11-2014-109 (Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 2 Entry)

So, about a week ago the results from the Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 1 were announced… And I made it!  There was definitely some freaking out going on over here.  I may or may not have burst into song. Anyway, my shorts qualified me to round 2, the bias challenge! When the contest was … More Pattern Review: BS-11-2014-109 (Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 2 Entry)