Guest Round-up: Comfy Sews vs. Cozy Knits by Shannon of luvinthemommyhood and versus!

Today I am honored to have our very last guest for The Summer of No Pants be Shannon from luvinthemommyhood and versus. Since versus is all about sewing vs. knitting, I asked Shannon if she could give us a round-up of some of the best fabric and knit skirts out there. Here’s Shannon:

hi everyone! i’m shannon from the blog luvinthemommyhood & also my newest blog versus! last year i started a friendly, virtual competition between knits and sews! we simulate a boxing ring and let the crafts duke it out so to speak and then readers vote! versus is the home to all things “comfy sews VS cozy knits” so pop on over and say hi sometime!

i’m so excited to be here on hideous! dreadful! stinky! for the “summer of no pants series“! i love this series! marigold asked me to join in with a round of “comfy sews VS cozy knits” on skirts for you all (you can find dress showdowns here)! i love skirts and dresses. i would prefer to wear a skirt/dress over pants any day. in fact i just made my very first dress for myself (check out the tutorial here)! i’m so happy i did! so here’s a fun roundup so that all of you will feel encouraged and inspired to whip up some skirts this summer! the only question is which side will you be on? knits or sews?

let the battle begin…ding…ding…ding…

ok…get your vote on (here’s the link to the poll in case it doesn’t show up):

thanks for having me marigold! happy sewing ladies! may you all enjoy a pants free summer!

You can find more from Shannon on her crafty mommy blog luvinthemommyhood and tons of inspiration and tutorials her online mag versus, as well as the following places:
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2 Responses to Guest Round-up: Comfy Sews vs. Cozy Knits by Shannon of luvinthemommyhood and versus!

  1. I would never have thought that I would like knit skirts, but these are lovely! Thanks for the selects. I might just be inspired to learn how to knit.

  2. I love to sew and will be making some of these skirts for the summer … looking at some of the knit skirts makes me really wish I could knit something other than a scarf!

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I'm Marigold and I like to make stuff. Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky! is a place where I share my love of DIY and working with my hands. You'll find projects for kids and adults that are quirky, fun, artful and functional.You can email me at