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ITS Time to Sew Itch to Stitch Blog Tour: Overcoming My Fear of Mila

Today is the start of a week-long blog tour celebrating Itch to Stitch Designs! Each blogger has selected a project they've been meaning to make, but just haven't gotten around to sewing yet. This tour is JAM PACKED with 26 bloggers, a Rafflecopter prize PLUS exclusive pricing for each pattern the day it is featured on the Blog Tour!
Be sure to read through to the end of the post to find all the links to each post on the tour and then enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for the chance to win a fantastic prize from these generous sponsors! Click on the Sponsor names above to visit their website.
My project is the Mila Shirt, which you can pick up today, September 17, 2018 for only $9.00 HERE! Additionally, one of our tour fabric sponsors, Mabel Madison is offering $10 off orders of $50+ with the code ITSTOUR.  This code is valid through September 30th, 2018!
ITS Time to Sew Itch to Stitch! In my daydreams, my fall closet is full of Mila Shirts. Plaids and solids, flannels and textured …

Sew Long Summer, I Can't Wait For Fall!

It's that time again, Readers!!  Welcome to the Sew Long Summer blog tour! Every year a great group of bloggers come together to say SEW LONG SUMMER with some really inspiring projects. Keep reading to find links to all the stops on this year's tour, as well as details on how you can share how YOU say Sew Long Summer. Plus, enter to win a fun prize to feed your sewing habits! I Can't Wait For Fall I love sewing for fall! Warm colors, textured fabrics, dressing in layers without sweating like a sinner in church...I can't wait to tell you about what I made for my 3rd Sew Long Summer tour! The Skirt Possibly my favorite garment this summer has been the knit pencil skirt. I really feel like it's a great silhouette for fall too, with just a little tweaking. I traded in the ocean blues and light weight jegging versions for this slightly longer one in matte black stretch faux leather from Simply By Ti, one of this year's tour sponsors. The fabric is a lightweight kni…

Fall Transitions with Petaluma Dress, New From Itch to Stitch

Here we are, on the precipice of Fall, and I get to share with you a wonderful dress that is perfect for the transition of the seasons: Petaluma Dress, Itch to Stitch's newest release.
I can't help but answer when a testing call comes out from Itch to Stitch, even if it means over booking myself, which is exactly what I did this month. Never fear, even though I had such a slim, self-inflicted window, I was able to create a beautiful new dress to take me into the crisp, fall weather. Pattern Details Petaluma Dress is a woven, faux wrap dress. It takes the classic lines and elegant drape of the traditional wrap dress and eliminates the fear of wardrobe malfunctions that are common with wrap styles.  The under skirt is sewn into both side seams, and the wrapped bodice is secured entirely along the waist seam. An invisible zipper is sewn into the center back seam keeping everything secure. The optional ties are stitched right into the sides of the bodice and can be tied in the fro…