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WHAT IS THE SUMMER OF NO PANTS?!
The Summer of No Pants, or SONP, is a summer-long handmade style series. From the first day of summer to the last, we ditch our pants in favor of skirts and dresses. SONP started as a sewing challenge and competition, but I want SONP 2014 to be as inclusive as possible. So I’m ditching the competitive aspect–no sewing contest this year–and broadening the focus from *just* sewing posts. Instead, we’re going to focus on celebrating femininity, personal style, and the handmade life. It shouldn’t matter if you can sew or not. Everybody can wear No Pants!
BUT…I LOVE SEWING!
I know! Me, too! That’s why I’ll still share lots of sewing posts and tutorials for SONP 2014. And there are bunches of other skirt & dress sewing series that are out there that I’ll be working with so you can still get your sewing fix in, if that’s your thing. However, I’ll also be sharing ways to style, re-style and embellish skirts and dresses that are store-bought, thrifted, or have been sitting in your closet unworn for the past four years. We’re going to play with fabric printing, dying, embroidery, re-fashioning. We’ll talk about accessorizing with a handmade touch, and how to be cute and comfortable as you wear No Pants all summer.
I’M ON BOARD! NOW WHAT?
You’ll want to sign up for the newsletter and join the SONP Google+ Community. You can use the hashtag #SONP2014 to share all of your SONP projects on Instagram, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook. Click through those links to find my accounts and follow me. I’ll be sharing on all of them. You can also follow the SONP Inspiration board on Pinterest. And if you follow blogs in a reader, you can find my RSS feed here, or follow me on Bloglovin’.
WHAT ARE THE DATES?
The SONP challenge runs from June 21 – September 21, 2014. We’ll share some posts a bit before and after, but those are the dates the pants come off!
HOW DO I SPONSOR THIS AWESOMENESS?
The Summer of No Pants is a fun and popular series. If you think your brand would be a great sponsorship fit, I’d love to talk to you about developing a project using your product, ad space, giveaways, social media sharing, and more. See my Sponsor page for basic rates, and contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and details.
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