More fun photos from Swap Til You Drop World Swap Day

Below are a few more fun photos from World Swap Day I wanted to share with you. Look at all the bags of clothes these ladies hauled away. Thanks to all the volunteers, The Swapaholics and Susie for closing her shop for the day to make this swap possible. Susie and I are already planningContinue reading “More fun photos from Swap Til You Drop World Swap Day”

“World Swap Day” Swap Til You Drop #3 in Review

A little over a year ago I attended my first clothing swap as part of National Swap Day. It was organized by Anika Alexander and held in Silver Spring, MD.  There were approximately 25 women who attended. I had so much fun I decided to forego my plans the next day and attend another swapContinue reading ““World Swap Day” Swap Til You Drop #3 in Review”

Swapping with dewdropDC – a Veteran Swappers view

What fun I had during Saturday’s dewdropDC swap. The best part of it was I didn’t have to organize it 🙂 YAY!! Didn’t have to worry about set up, refreshments, hangers, tables etc. What a relief. All I had to do was collect enough clothes from my closets and drawers and bring them to HillyerContinue reading “Swapping with dewdropDC – a Veteran Swappers view”

The Review from The Feast by Tobey Ward

WASHINGTONEATSHOPPLAYThe Feast leads you to the best places to eat, shop, and play in your city. Here’s how we do it. « Prev  |  What to Do During DC Fashion WeekSaks’ Fashion Director’s Top Fall Trends  |  Next » Follow Feast Dispatch by Tobey Ward Sep 19, 12:11PM in Shop Over Sixty Swappers Cram Black Eyed Susie for Clothing Exchange Swappers lined the curb onContinue reading “The Review from The Feast by Tobey Ward”

We Swapped Til We Dropped………..

I have to admit this swap was so much fun! Even as a planner this was more fun than the last Swap Susie and I held back in May. Approximately 60 women from the DC area showed up to swap out their gently worn clothing for new gently worn clothing to add to their wardrobes. TheContinue reading “We Swapped Til We Dropped………..”

Adding more stuff to my bags for the swap…..

Doing my best to unload as much as I can this weekend at the swap. Remembering clothing swaps are only as good as the stuff you bring to them. I washed a couple loads of clothes and threw a few unwanted items in the wash so that they are clean for the swap. Digging aroundContinue reading “Adding more stuff to my bags for the swap…..”

What I’m bringing to Swap Til You drop Part deux

I struck a deal with myself when I began “the 365 day challenge”. I said self, for every item of clothing picked up at a thrift store or a swap, you must donate or swap out an item from your current wardrobe……….Well let’s just say I didn’t really keep up my end of the bargainContinue reading “What I’m bringing to Swap Til You drop Part deux”

Only 7 more tickets left for Swap Til’ You Drop – Part Deux

Hi Everyone, Sew Frugal and Black Eyed Susie have joined forces again for “Swap Til’ You Drop – Part Deux with a free Mimosa”. Only 7 more tickets left. Visit to get your tickets today. Sunday September 18th Clothing Drop off 12-1pm 1 Free Mimosa with ticket purchase 12-1pm only Receive a free bag to swap with while suppliesContinue reading “Only 7 more tickets left for Swap Til’ You Drop – Part Deux”

Controlled Chaos, Behind the Scenes Before & After: Reviewing DC Sip & Swap w/ @TheSwapaholics

I can’t begin to tell you how exciting Thursday night was at the DC Sip & Swap with the Swapaholics from Boston, MA. Silver Spring Sewing Sisters showed up for the DC Sip & Swap My girlfriends and I came a bit early to assist with the sorting. This process is no joke. We hadContinue reading “Controlled Chaos, Behind the Scenes Before & After: Reviewing DC Sip & Swap w/ @TheSwapaholics”

Giveaway- Two tickets to The DC Sip & Swap

Today’s giveaway is 2 tickets to attend’s Sip & Swap on Thursday, July 14th.  I know, exciting right?  Two lucky readers will join in for a fun night of summer swapping & socializing at the historic and uber chic Clarendon Ballroom.  You bring a bag full of all those like-new and gently worn clothes, shoes, accessories,Continue reading “Giveaway- Two tickets to The DC Sip & Swap”

Awesome Shoe swap by @FashionNiteSwap

I’ve been waiting for almost 6 months for this Shoe Swap  to take place.  I must say it was well worth the wait. Shoe S(he) Swap by Anika Alexander, Fashion Night Out Swap. Most of you know I have given up buying any new clothes for one year and this includes shoes. Yes shoes!! IContinue reading “Awesome Shoe swap by @FashionNiteSwap”