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”

Top Ten Favorite Thrift/Consignment Store finds of 2011

Last year was chuck full of great thrift store adventures for me. I traveled all around the country and found some of the most unique items. There is not enough space on this blog for me to showcase them all. All I can say is that shopping thrift has been financially beneficial and personally rewarding.Continue reading “Top Ten Favorite Thrift/Consignment Store finds of 2011”

Re-post: Refashioning Vintage for a friend

Hi Everyone, I’m kinda getting back into the swing of things. Still re-posting previous post. this is one of my favorites and I can’t wait for 2012 my year to re-fashion vintage. I plan to take you through the process step by step. From finding vintage pieces to refashioning them. How exciting. In the meantime.Continue reading “Re-post: Refashioning Vintage for a friend”

Guest Blog Post: Let’s hear it for the boys….

It brings me sheer joy and pleasure to bring to you a blog post by my friend Susie Saadian of “Black Eyed Susie” Consignment Shop located on 14th and Meridian in DC. As you well know by now Susie and I have collaborated on a few fashion ventures such as swapping and refashioning events. If you everContinue reading “Guest Blog Post: Let’s hear it for the boys….”

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”

Refashioning Vintage for a friend

Once again Sew Frugal brings to you another refashioning project. If you have items you are interested in breathing new life into Sew Frugal and Fashionable is ready and willing to assist. We are in the process of developing our new website and updating our blog.  In addition, Silver Spring Sewing Sisters offers Sewing ClassesContinue reading “Refashioning Vintage for a friend”

My Review: Black Eyed Susie, Washington, DC @BlckEyedSusieDC

  Anyone who knows me knows that Black Eyed Susie is by far my favorite consignment shop in DC. Ok I might be a little biased, after all we hosted an awesome clothing swap in May. However when you combine the great clothes, the cuteness of the shop, great prices and an owner who hasContinue reading “My Review: Black Eyed Susie, Washington, DC @BlckEyedSusieDC”

Jen’s May Thrift Store Tour

Whew!!! That’s all I can begin by saying. What a whirlwind of a month and I enjoyed every moment of it. Last month I randomly chose thrift and consignment stores in the DC, MD and VA area. I wasn’t sure which stores I would visit and when. The idea was to get out, explore andContinue reading “Jen’s May Thrift Store Tour”

Preparation for Swap til You Drop

Hoping to see everyone at the Swap on Sunday! If you have items you would like to drop off in advance of the swap please feel free to drop them off at Black Eyed Susie between 12-5pm Tues thru Saturday. Mark your bag “Swap” visit: for tickets. Potential Swappers, you may be new to this andContinue reading “Preparation for Swap til You Drop”

Swap til you Drop

Black Eyed Susie and Sew Frugal & Fashionable  presents Swap til you Drop Clothing Swap Click here for Tickets Black Eyed Susie and Sew Frugal & Fashionable  presents Swap til you Drop Clothing Swap Time to to gather up all that unwanted clothing that has been sitting around with tags still attached or has beenContinue reading “Swap til you Drop”