April 10, 2018

#2018 TOPS THAT POP SEW-A-LONG...(SPONSOR UPDATE)

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I HAVE ALL THE TOPS I'LL EVER NEED...
 it's time to
 WAKE UP 
SLEEPING SEWING MOTIVATION!
So, if you are thinking about joining the
  "2018 TOPS THAT POP SEW-A-LONG" 
(WITH A TWIST) 

but haven't done so yet, now's the time to do it.  I will be accepting participants until Saturday evening.  I do hope you'll join us, especially if you've been suffering from "SLEEPING SEWING MOTIVATION".  
Here are the particulars of the Sew-A-Long:

  • The sew-a-long will start on Sunday, April 15th and run for full two weeks:                                                              (April 15th through April 30th)
  • Any style top will qualifies: (patterns of your choice, self-drafted or refashioned styles)
  • EVERY STYLE OF TOP COUNTS:  Tunics, Tanks, Tees, Cami’s, Pull Overs, Button Ups, Dressy, or Casual 
  • NO QUOTAS, make as few or as many as you'd like 
  • THIS YEAR WE ARE ADDING AN INSTAGRAM HASHTAG TO THE SEWALONG:  #2018TOPSTHATPOP
  • Email your completed top pictures to me at:  fayedollatcox.net OR simply post on  INSTAGRAM using the  #2018TOPSTHATPOP hashtag and tagging me @fayedoll.  

 What you need to do to participate:

  • Leave a comment on this post saying that you'd like to participate
  • PLEASE Include your: Email Address
  • PLEASE List contact information: your Blog URL, Instagram, Twitter, OR Facebook handle SO I CAN LINK BACK TO YOU.
  • AND, IF YOU'D LIKE:  Add the "TOPS THAT POP" Sew-A-Long badge on your blog and other social media locations.  (The badge is located at the top of my sidebar)

  THIS YEARS SEW-A-LONG HAS A FEW TWISTS...
1.  After signing up to join (HERE), submit your completed top(s) photos by emailing them to me @fayedoll.cox.net to be showcased on upcoming blog posts OR, simply post your photos in your Instagram Account using the HASHTAG: #2018TopsThatPop and tagging me @fayedoll.
2.   All entries submitted to me by email or using the HASHTAG on Instagram will be showcased on the #2018TopsThatPop Pinterest Board.
3. There will be several RANDOM DRAWINGS of a FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS held at the end of the sew-a-long. 

 ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS:  8" Kai Shears
 ergonomically soft handles which allow fatigue-free cutting on all types of fabric. Cuts multiple layers of denim with ease while trimming cottons without any fabric slippage. The Kai 5210 is the standard size handle and blade length.
The Kai 5000 Series scissors are made of a hardened stainless steel.  The smooth, sharp blades gives these Kai scissors an amazing smoothness in cut and feel.
In the meantime, participants and readers alike can receive 20% off

Kai Scissor purchases by applying the following code before checkout, and hitting APPLY.



The Code is: LINDAFAYE
ANOTHER ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS:  McCall's Pattern Company products
 One random drawing participant (US residents only) will win three (3) McCall's Pattern Company patterns of their choosing.
 
ANOTHER ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS:  Sewn Magazine
One random drawing participant will win one (1) Issue of the fabulous SEWN MAGAZINE.
In case you haven't seen this eye popping publication you will be truly amazed and inspired.

COME ONE, COME ALL - YOU CAN SIGN UP (here) TODAY!  Let's all make TOPS THAT POP for our Spring wardrobes.  It's a win, win situation!!!


35 comments:

  1. I'm in!

    sewcraftychemist (at) gmail (dot) com
    http://dressmakingdebacles.blogspot.com
    IG: dressmakingdebacles

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    1. I'm so excited! Thanks for joining!

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  2. Woop woop! Great sponsor news Faye!

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    1. Yes and I am so excited about it too!

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  3. I look forward to seeing all of the tops! I don't think I could finish anything in 2 weeks!! :-)

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    1. Please keep looking in Lisa! Don't let me pressure you, but even the simplest TNT top pattern will qualify. You know your time better than me, but if you do decide to join, just let me know.

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    2. Thank you for the encouragement! I've not made a top yet. Only 2 dresses, 1 pair of lounge pants, and an apron! :-) I am almost done with a simple reversible dress for the PR.com contest, and hopefully I'll get that done in the month allotted! Maybe by next year I will be participating in Tops that Pop!!

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    3. Sounds like you are doing great! I'll look forward to next year!

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    1. I'm elated that you've joined Alexandra!

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  5. Oh I'm so in. Falls right in line with sewing plans for this season!
    Pinguquiet (at) Gmail (dot) com
    Insta: sew.make.dew

    Awesome guest spot on That Sewing Blab tonight!

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    1. Thank you so much for joining! I love That Sewing Blab!

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  6. I’m meant to be making tops for my Design Your Wardrobe collection so add me please
    Annwatts25@gmail.com
    Sewwatts.wordpress.com
    IG annwatts25

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    1. Your Design Your Wardrobe Collection sounds interesting! Thank you for joining!

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  7. Count me in Faye. I always gravitate towards dresses. Now tbis should motivate me to make tops

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    1. I've added you in Dibs! Thank you for joining

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  8. I could use some new tops. Thanks for providing the motivation.

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    1. Thank you for joining Nancy!

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  9. Of course I'm in! Thanks for doing this! bluedotpatterns.com and bluedotpatterns (at) icloud (dot) com.

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    1. Thank you for joining again this year Diane!

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  10. Anonymous4/11/2018

    Thankyou FAYE for letting me know. I would love to join the sew along. I need some summer tops. What great motivation . Sewblessedmaw@gmail.com

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    1. Judy you are always an amazing supporter. I'll add you right in!

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  11. Hi Faye,
    I would love to participate in your Sew-a-long. I definitely need both sewing motivation and new tops.
    jl at pepper dot net
    blog - knotenough.graci.org

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    1. JB thank you so much for joining!

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  12. I’d like to participate. Sassyvalerie@gmail.com my IG is @valeriesexpressions

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    1. Valarie Thank you so much for joining!

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  13. I’m in! Nancy Winningham nwinning@fmail.com

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    1. Yes, you are added to the list Nancy and I am so glad that you are here!!!

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  14. Oh yeah! I'm in!!! I discovered you on the podcast Sewing Blab and I can't wait to join in the fun! toopahsmom @ gmail Thanks for this opportunity:)

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    1. Jessica, I'm so glad that you've joined. I'm adding you in right now!

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  15. I forgot to add the email: reddolldress@yahoo.com

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    1. Thanks Lisa. You are on the list! Love to see your beautiful work!

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  16. Thank you for hosting this event! I thought I rsvpd. I'm in.

    Rose
    Mesora at gmail dot com
    Instagram = RoseinSV

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    1. Thank you for joining Rose! I just added you in.

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  17. Thank you for sharing such a informative information with us. Keep on sharing the blog like this. Long tops and tunics for women on Coucap. Purchase women tunics tops in India on online shopping store Coucap with best offer and discount. Check price in India and buy online.

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