Shecky’s GNO, Betsey J Pop Up and Mini Thrift Store outing in NYC

I spent this past weekend in the Big Apple with two of my good friends from my hometown Chicago to celebrate my birthday, belated style. Even though it was a month after the fact it meant a great deal to have my friends come all that way and hangout with me for the weekend. AfterContinue reading “Shecky’s GNO, Betsey J Pop Up and Mini Thrift Store outing in NYC”

Silver Spring Sewing Society Spring Road Trip to NYC

Hi everyone, The Sewing Society is just about due for its quarterly field trip to the NYC Fashion District and we hope many of you will join us. Our last trip was in January and the one before that in October. Both were well attended and all who traveled with us had a blast. This timeContinue reading “Silver Spring Sewing Society Spring Road Trip to NYC”

Estate Sales Rock on Vet’s Day!!!

It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post and even then they have been few and far in between. Recently my job has me working extremely long hours and I haven’t been able to spend time on what I love most 😦 Well thanks to our nations Veteran’s I had one day offContinue reading “Estate Sales Rock on Vet’s Day!!!”

Silver Spring Sewing Sisters Fabric Shopping Road Trip to NYC

Two words: MEGA F-U-N!!!! That’s what we had all day Saturday as we walked the streets of the New York City Garment District. On Saturday morning at the crack of dawn Silver Spring Sewing Sisters boarded Megabus, Bolt bus and Vamoose buses and headed out on a four-hour ride to New York City. Our goalContinue reading “Silver Spring Sewing Sisters Fabric Shopping Road Trip to NYC”

Frugal Weekend Activities

This weekend there are so many cool frugal activites going on. I can’t figure out for the life of me how I will stop by everything. If you have time and can make your way to any of these events please report back and let me know how they turned out. Saturday, August 6, 2011Continue reading “Frugal Weekend Activities”

Quarter Life Pop-up Shop in Review

I first met Lisa during National Swap Day back in January at “Exchange your Ways” Clothing Swap at Nana’s. As a result of that swap I was hooked and officially became a swap-addict. Lisa has been very gracious and such an inspiration with all that she is doing with Vintage clothing. This past weekend IContinue reading “Quarter Life Pop-up Shop in Review”

Frugal Weekend Activities in the DMV

A few activities for a fun frugal weekend. I will post a few additional garage and estate sales later tomorrow but I wanted to get these out there early for you to add them to your calendar. I plan to stop by the first two and will be hosting the last one on Sunday. If you live inContinue reading “Frugal Weekend Activities in the DMV”

Frugal Weekend Activites

There is so much to do in the DMV this weekend and I’m really into yard sales this summer. Plenty to choose from: Yard sale Sat May 7 Bethesda MD (8200 Rayburn Rd Bethesda MD 20817) Yard sale to benefit the Performing Arts Repertory Company (PARC). Bric-a-brac, clothes, furniture, toys, games, books and more 8200Continue reading “Frugal Weekend Activites”

Join Quarter Life and friends at Sip and Stitch: Vintage Refab

Join Quarter Life and friends at Sip and Stitch: Vintage Refab. I’m planning to join my fashion blog friend Lisa from Quarter Life, Laura from Bits of Threads and other fashion enthusiast tonight for Sip and Stitich. How exciting!! I  love refashioning and can’t wait to see what she and others have in store forContinue reading “Join Quarter Life and friends at Sip and Stitch: Vintage Refab”

Inaugural pop-up shop: In retrospect

Blog post from our friends over at Quarterlife 202 Lily and I had such a great time and picked up some fantastic items !!! Thanks Lisa, can’t wait til you do this again 🙂 Inaugural pop-up shop: In retrospect Wow, I feel pretty terrible that I’ve gotten to Thursday without putting up a post about my firstContinue reading “Inaugural pop-up shop: In retrospect”

A Frugal Girls Heaven! Tossed and Found…..

This weekend was the mother of all weekends for Sew Frugal and Fashionable. Mega Bargain & Thrift City came and plopped itself down in Crystal City this weekend by way of the Junior League club, “Tossed and Found”. Day one, Friday was “Preview Night”. From 7-9pm we had a chance to peruse all the items  fromContinue reading “A Frugal Girls Heaven! Tossed and Found…..”

5 Thrifty Things to do this weekend

Looking for some events to attend this weekend? Sew Frugal has 5 things you can add to your agenda Friday, March 25th CLOSET RUNWAY ABOUT CLOSET RUNWAY WHAT IS CLOSET RUNWAY? Closet Runway brings you an exciting real runway experience with cutting-edge, unique fashions and trends from boutiques, designers, and retail stores. We will presentContinue reading “5 Thrifty Things to do this weekend”

Junior League hosts “Tossed and Found”

I’ve heard this is the best rummage sale you will find in this area. I missed it last year however I purchased my ticket early this year and I can’t wait to check it out. From  Junior League of Washington The Junior League of Washington’s largest annual spring fundraiser is a three-day sale offering bargainContinue reading “Junior League hosts “Tossed and Found””

A Sunday Stroll through Vintage, Consignment and 2nd Hand stores in DC

What a very busy weekend for Sew Frugal & Fashionable. Today Lily and I met up again to stop by some key places we have been following over the past couple months. There is no way to get through them all in a day but we did the best we could in a couple ofContinue reading “A Sunday Stroll through Vintage, Consignment and 2nd Hand stores in DC”