Thursday, May 9, 2013

Sew Pretty T-Shirt Dresses Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway!r

 Welcome to the "Sew Pretty T-Shirt Dresses" blog tour, featuring finished projects and giveaways from Sweet Seams' latest book. The designers over at NYC-based Sweet Seams wanted to create a collection of fast, fun, and inexpensive dresses to make for their daughters, granddaughters, nieces and god-daughters. The dresses, which all start with a simple T-shirt, were inspired by all the little girls in their lives who feel special in projects that were made especially for them. Crafters can upcycle any T-shirt, maybe even an old favorite that doesn't quite have the same fit anymore or one that's stained near the hem. With 28 very different styles to choose from, anyone can find a design that fits the little girl in their own life.  

I am thrilled to be able to take part in the Sew Pretty blog tour. 
When I rec'd the email asking if I would do a book review of Sew Pretty T-Shirt Dresses, my first thought was making dresses for all 4 of my granddaughters.
When I rec'd a second email asking if I would take part in the blog tour, of course I said yes.

I love this book! I have made one dress so far. This is the Patchwork of Art design. The first photo is the dress. The second photo is my granddaughter, Willo, wearing the dress. She wore it to church and showed it off. I had her take it off after church, at which time she informed me that I was to make sure to get it washed. She wanted to wear it the following Sunday as well.

I have built a squidoo lens with my full review as well as the press release of Sew Pretty T-Shirt Dresses.....and photos featuring some of the other designs in the book.  I hope you will click HERE and check it out.

Here is the complete schedule for the blog tour. I do hope you will check them all out. Come back day by day until tour end!
May 5  
The New York Mom will feature a finished project  
Nouveau Stitch will feature a finished project, “Flirty Shirt”  
Just Pure Lovely will host a giveaway  
The Crafty Princess Diaries  will host a giveaway

May 6
Craft Knife will feature a finished project, “Cool Water”  
Stitched by Crystal  will feature a project for her 9-month-old  
BlogHer DIY will feature a project

May 7
Prudent Baby will review and host a giveaway
House of 34 will host a giveaway

May 8
Smashed Peas and Carrots will feature a finished project, “Bubble Tea”  
Simply Modern Mom will review and might do a project

May 9
Marsha’s Spot will feature a finished project, “Patchwork of Art” and host a giveaway
Sew Spoiled will review the book  
Maya Made  will feature a finished project  

May 10
Dollar Store Crafts will review the book
Only From Scratch will feature a project

May 11
A Few Shortcuts will review and host a giveaway
Wild Olive will feature a finished project  
Positively Splendid will feature a finished project   

May 12
On the Laundry Line  will feature a  finished project  
Elegance and Elephants will feature a finished project

May 13
Luvinthemommyhood will review and host a giveaway
My Little Gems  will host a giveaway

Now for the fun part! How would you like to win your own copy of Sew Pretty T-Shirt Dresses? Just enter using the rafflecopter form below.

Disclosure: Sixth&Spring Books gave me the information and I received the book from Soho Publishing Co. for the purpose of this blog tour/review/giveaway. I was not compensated in any other way, and any opinions are my own.

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