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Challenge Create: Adult Edition

Skirt Fixation

A few days ago, I told you about my backstage work, and how sometimes we have to wait to share what we create. Although, this isn't all I've been keeping from you, today I finally get to spread the word on one thing. ..

What I didn't tell you, was that I had just known I was one of the 4 lucky contestants to compete in Challenge Create. I was happy, excited and then just terrified when I looked at my fellow competitors. 
All the ladies are super talented and more, they are all excellent photographers (auch!). 

Visit Skirt Fixation (click button above) to read more about this competition. You can sew along and support us all. It will officially last from March 31st to May 2nd. 

I was planning to sew along even before I knew I had been selected. It has motivated me to finally sew myself a few maternity clothes, so that's what you'll get from me. When I knew I'd be competing, I thought being huge right now would be a disadvantage for me, but on a second thought, I was just glad I get to have this experience. Share the lights with such talented ladies, and just get to sew for myself in this special moment of my life, when i was getting ready to welcome my second child. 

So, I hope you'll all stay around, sew along, vote for your faves and enjoy the competition. I surely will.  

Good luck to us all and let's get sewing... 

Oh, and don't forget that if you're interested in guest posting for my series, you can go HERE to read about it all and sign up too. Thanks!


  1. Parabéns, Magda!
    Adorei a apresentação e vou seguir (e votar) a competição!
    Good luck (and congratulations) :)

    1. Obrigado Sofia! Gostei muito dos temas, por isso acho que vou divertir-me imenso, acima de tudo.

  2. I really started sewing clothing for myself again when I was pregnant with my second child about 10 years ago. Back then they didn't have really much for business casual clothing that you would be willing to spend when you only wore it a few months. You can definitely have fun with it! By the end of my two pregnancies I had BAGS of clothes to give to my friends, and they got passed around from pregnancy to pregnancy. :) I am looking forward to our friendly competition, and to see what lovely items you create. :)

    1. I had a friend bringing me lots of maternity jeans and skirts, but although we are the same saze in height, I am much thinner and didn't get a lot of weight this time, so all those clothes don't really fit me. I am glad this is motivating me to make clothes I'll actually like and feel comfortable with. Good luck to you too, I can't wait to see what you'll make. I loved those pictures you shared on your introduction.

  3. YAY! I love your photos that you submitted over there. You rock, girl!
    This is going to be fun!

  4. Thank you Michelle. Above all I hope to have fun! =D Good luck to you too... I bet you'll stand out with your originality!

  5. Best of luck in the competition!

  6. Que giro, Magda! Eu vi o anúncio para as candidaturas mas achei que era "areia a mais para a minha camioneta"... :) Mas tu vais brilhar!! Vou fazer parte da tua claque! "Go Magda!" :)

    1. Oh, obrigado Sara. Na verdade, eu fui convidada a enviar candidatura, mas não esperava ser escolhida. Fiquei feliz, pelo incentivo a fazer umas peças para mim.

  7. Woohoo!!! Have fun making your creations, Magda!

  8. Congratulations!! Don't be worried, Magda, you are extremely talented and a fabulous seamstress! Go into this thing knowing you have the skills and the passion to get you through this-- don't let fear pressure you! I'm rooting for you and I can't wait to see your work, so exciting! Prayers and blessings!


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