Thursday, June 14, 2012

Shorts on the Line Schedule! Get excited!

Only a few weeks until the official kick-off of shorts on the line!! what can you do to be ready? Start thinking about shorts, of course! Also, check out the shorts inspirations and tutorials we've added to the shorts on the line pinterest board and join the shorts on the line flickr group.

shorts on the line button

I'm really exited about this schedule. Each week each of us will take turns hosting the sewalong on our blogs. We have some AMAZINGLY talented sewists and bloggers for you to get inspired, for sure! Here's the (mostly) official schedule:

7.1 shorts on the line kick-off!

week one: imagine gnats
7.2 Rachael (imagine gnats) and Melanie (A Sewing Journal)
7.3 Courtney (mon petit lyons) and Inder (Inder Loves Folk Art)
7.4 Rashida (i heart linen) and April (Sewing Novice)
7.5 Andrea (the train to crazy) and Kristy (Hopeful Threads)
7.6 Shannon (luvinthemommyhood) and Erin & Carla (Clever Charlotte)
7.7 Emma (Hello Beautiful) and Cassandra (Cass Can Sew)
7.8 Gail (probably actually) and Becky (Owly Baby)

week two: small + friendly
7.9 Carla (small + friendly) and Sophie (cirque du bebe)
7.10 Ros (Sew Delicious) and Veronica (sewVery)
7.11 Shelly (Figgy's) and Alyssa (Pile O'Fabric)
7.12 Jessica (a little gray) and Diane (from blank pages)
7.13 Kristin (skirt as top) and Kelley (Casa Crafty)
7.14 Katie (There and Back) and Tara (girl like the sea)
7.15 Alli (B. Yazoo) and Jennet (Feathered Nest Studios)

week three: Designs by Sessa
7.16 Vanessa (Designs by Sessa) and Jessica (Me Sew Crazy)
7.17 Cherie (You and Mie) and Jane (Buzzmills)
7.18 Karen (Sew Well Maide) and Stephanie (The Crafty Kitty)
7.19 Bianca (Sweet Diesel Designs) and Tara (true, pure, lovely)
7.20 Jenny (Jenny Bartoy Handmade) and Susan & Adrianna (crafterhours)
7.21 Danny (Mommy for Reals) and Marian (Lady Face)
7.22 Jill (Made With Moxie) and Christina (2 Little Hooligans)

features and deadline
7.23 sewalong features, Rachael's favorites
7.24 sewalong features, Carla's favorites
7.25 sewalong features, Vanessa's favorites
7.26 final deadline for shorts sewalong entries
7.27 viewers choice voting begins

winners annoucements
7.28 judges' choice third place announced
7.29 judges' choice second place announced
7.30 viewers choice winner announced
7.31 judges' choice first place announced

Isn't that just simply amazing!? I can't help, but remember that when this idea started I had "TEENY TINY" expectations, but do you know that God has made it AWESOME!? And it's due to my amazing co-hosts and due to the willingness of the others in our online sewing community! As this whole thing was coming together, all three of us kept doing these happy dances, because not only did we have so many Yes's (I mean, we have 2 guest posters PER DAY!, but we have some amazing, and I mean TOP NOTCH sponsors and prizes that have come along side us!!! Can't wait to reveal those!

 Stay tuned next week for our guest judge line-up reveal! And just wait until you see the sponsors and prizes. All is can say is "WOW!!!"... I hope you'll be sewing along with us!!

Love in Christ,