The Late Night Sew with Candice Ayala – Varna Elaine
In today’s episode of The Late Night Sew with Candice Ayala, Candice talks with Varna Elaine (@VarnaElaine), a contestant in Season 2 of #CAUpcyclingChallenge2019 about how sewing found her, upcycling and more.
Week 2: UPCYCLING CHALLENGE
Hi guys, Last night in our FB LIVE Weekly round up of the #CAUpcyclingChallenge2019, I promised to share with you week 3’s exciting giveaway via the blog! If you missed that video, you can find it HERE. Recently, I reviewed a new [NEW TO ME], type of fabric called KANTHA that Windham Fabrics now carries. It is very beautiful and very different from the regular one ply fabric we know. In the video I also shared 2 upcycled projects I made using Kantha, so head on over to YouTube to check it out. Once you’re over there, comment on that video and tell us what you would make with Kantha…
The Late Night Sew 002 – Ashley Snipes
In today’s episode of The Late Night Sew with Candice Ayala, Candice talks with Ashley Snipes (@chubinaboo), a contestant in Season 2 of #CAUpcyclingChallenge2019 about how sewing found her, upcycling and more.
The Late Night Sew 001 – Nicole Smith
The Late Night Sew – Nicole Smith In today’s episode of The Late Night Sew with Candice Ayala, Candice talks with 1571 Recreations, a contestant in Season 2 of #CAUpcyclingChallenge2019 about how sewing found her, upcycling and more.
UPCYCLING CHALLENGE 2019 WEEK 1
Hello All! I can’t tell you just how excited I am that we are into our 2nd Season of the Upcycling Challenge! Like 2018, the SewingPortfolio Diamond Ambassadors and myself have created looks to kick off the challenge. This year the fabric sponsor for this challenge is Windham Fabrics, and we’ve got some pretty adorable spring and summer looks to share with you! Same as last year, I wanted to share my favorite upcycling tips to show you just how easy upcycling can be and hopefully inspire you to play along with the challenge! (Click here to find out how you can play along to win weekly prizes) Today, I’m going…
FAQs about the 2019 Challenge.
Hi All, I hope you all are as excited as I am to begin! I know many people had questions so allow me to address a few of them here as I know others might be wondering the same. Before I start answering your specific questions though, I would just like to just reiterate first and foremost, please remember to TAKE A BEFORE PICTURE of the items/garments you will be upcycling. Any submissions without a BEFORE photo is automatically disqualified. Recommendations for taking BEFORE and AFTER photos: Take on a solid color backdrop / wall – preferably white or a neutral color. For example: 2. Also if using garments, I…
Blog content coming KICK OFF WEEK! June 24 – 28, 2019! STAY TUNED!