Make Laundry, Don’t Do Laundry Blog Tour

Hi everyone! Today is my day to blog in a fun and creative tour entitled Make Laundry, Don’t Do Laundry. So Welcome!
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Since I learned to sew, there has been this nagging feeling that sewing is the solution to all of my wardrobe related problems.  Winter sweaters are tucked away in the attic?  I will just make more.  Children outgrew their jeans? I will make them some more.  And of course, it is time for laundry so I will just whip together a tried and true quickie!
Well for this tour, I decided to abandon my tried and true to stretch my wings and do something different.  I chose to sew up the Lady Hazel Top by George and Ginger Patterns. Now, like everyone else I own wayyyyyy more patterns than I can probably ever sew up and I bought the open back collection when it was released but I have yet to sew one up.  So this was my first experience with George and Ginger! And I used my Hancock discount fabric find!
I love this top. Since this was a “fresh sew” for me, I took my time and this took me a little over an hour. Admittedly, I cheated a little and used single fold bias tape to finish my armsyces.  The directions had great finishing instructions but I was a little frustrated with my slippery fabric and ready to rock my new shirt.
Even at my height, this shirt was a comfortable fit.  I am alllll the way at the top of the size range for this one so I will have to stay motivated to work out so I can sew all the G&G Patterns for myself!
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Thank you guys so much for stopping and and seeing me!  Thank you to Kristi from George and Ginger Patterns for letting me review this fun pattern and share it with you guys!  Thank you to Cassandra and all of the masterminds behind the scenes on this tour that kept everything moving along!  Leave me a comment and tell me what patterns you use to skip laundry day!  And enter below to win prizes because winning is awesome! And check out all of the other ladies on the tour! They are intimidatingly talented! And Link Up your laundry avoiding items or just your favorite sew… I love to see what you all create!
Thanks to all of our amazing sponsors for being a part of this tour.

A few of the designers are having sales for the duration of the tour, so here’s the codes!
George & Ginger use code MAKELAUNDRY25 for 25% off her patterns

Blaverry use code MAKELAUNDRY for 25% off her patterns

Stitch Art use code MAKELAUNDRY for 30% off patterns

Paisley Roots use code MAKELAUNDRY for 25% off patterns

These codes are good through June 12th!

Then Laela Jeyne’s Emily Womens T-shirt & the Deluxe Charlotte Kids Leggings are on sale through the 11th! No code needed!

I know everyone loves a good giveaway so here’s the prize packages:

Link-up Prize Package
Prize Package 1
Prize Package 2

 

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