Monday, 20 March 2017

MARGE / Tall Guides Design Challenge #SewTallAndCreative2017

I am equal parts excited and terrified to be participating in the MARGE and Tall Guides design challenge.

The challenge is to make a Spring / Summer dress using 2 fabrics generously gifted by MARGE clothing.  Having been the lucky beneficiary of MARGE fabrics before, I knew I couldn't resist the opportunity to sew with their stunning ethically made fabrics.  Who could?! 

I thought I'd try something a little different and introduce myself and my super high tech & glam sewing space (otherwise known as my kitchen table & 40 year old sewing machine!) with a little video:

Please check out the other fabulous participants in this challenge.  All of whom I'm trying to put out of my mind because I'm intimidated by their awesomeness!

Beth at www.sewdiy.com
Janet at www.diywardrobe.co.uk
Tiffany at www.prettytallsewnsew.com

I will update you on the challenge as it unfolds, so be sure to check back!  The winner will be announced 20th of May (*big gulp* that's sooner than you think my lovelies!!).

Wish me luck!


  1. This is such a creative and cool challenge. Cant wait to see what you come up with Allison and am also looking forward to the progress updates. xo Beth

    1. Thank you so much Beth!!! The fabrics are so gorgeous I'm having trouble picking just 2 to use and coming up with a design. There are so many wonderful dresses I could make, it's hard to settle on just one! xox

  2. Wonderful and beautifully tailored dresses. You have done the justic to their fabric that is why you have been their choice. Good work and keep it up!

  3. Good luck dear for the show ahead. I am sure you will look pretty in this dress because it is well designed and stiched. Color of the fabric is also good. Waiting to see the results soon.