Frugal Fashionista Plus Size February Clothing Swap

Welcome to a whole new way of shopping... Swap - Don't shop -for all the clothing, shoes and accessories you can take home!

This swap is for all of our Full Figured Gals!

Sizes 14 - 30

For those of you who keep telling me to provide lunch EAT BEFORE YOU COME. This is a clothing swap -not a luncheon. If I do get a sponsor to provide food -that's a bonus, not a requirement.

Thanks for understanding;)

Please bring at least 5 pieces of clothing and 2 accessories (jewelry, handbags, scarves etc.)  to add to our tables. "The early bird gets the worm"

Drop off your clothing @ 11:30- swap time begins promptly at 1:00(not before)Volunteers -please come at 10:30 to set up tables to be ready to collect clothing at 11:30.


I or a designated volunteer will be sitting at a table where each guest will check in and pay their $7.00 donation (If you haven't paid before hand via paypal). Prepay $5.00 to [masked] Please bring cash for the raffles as we have a few things that would be great to receive from various businesses.

After you drop off your items, you are expected to leave and come back at 1:00 unless you have been PRE-DESIGNATED to help set up. Please form a line outside of the door. I will open the swap up 5 minutes early to those who volunteered to help set up. Please ensure that you actually helped before you start swapping - Each volunteer can choose 4 items for themselves in the 5 minutes given.


or bring $7 cash to the meetup. Please bring exact change.

Half of the money will go to RAINN (Rape Abuse Incest National Network) and the other half will go to group maintenance & drinks. Swap from 1PM - 3PM Please come on time if you want to get the good stuff before it's gone. ALSO: If everyone if done swapping early, we will CLOSE UP SHOP EARLY... The start time is 1PM... (not 2PM, not 3PM) We had an few angry swappers who showed up just before 3:00 and were unable to swap becasue we were wrapping things up...


Make sure clothing is clean, no stains, no holes, rips or tears and no broken buttons or zippers. If you would be PROUD to pass it on to your girlfriends, than you should bring it. Please do not bring undergarments unless they are NEW WITH TAGS... we're looking for clothing from any season for this swap. If you should find something unswappable on any of the tables, please remove it. No one should be disappointed because it's everyone's jobs to police the tables for non-wearables;)

If you are bringing guests, please ensure to add them to your RSVP.

Last, but not least, bring your swaptastik attitude and plan to come and have a blast!

Please take pictures of yourselves with your swap finds and post it on meetup and facebook! We'd love to see what you all have found!

Happy Swapping!


Please comment if you can help set up or break down... I would ideally like about 10 people so if you want to help, let me know right away... the first 10 people who respond will be my helpers... Thanks!

Need one person to come early (Like 11:30) with ice for the drinks. Please let me know if that person is you. (We need about 4 bags and you wouldn't have to pay to get in)


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  • HopeFaith

    Like the smaller groups! Lots of great stuff!

    1 · February 28, 2014

  • Stephie s

    Small intimate and friendly. Love the event.

    1 · February 25, 2014

  • Pat O.

    Had a wonderful time. Found some nice things, great company and got there early and received a swag bag. Thanks!!

    1 · February 25, 2014

  • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

    Small but still fabulous!

    February 24, 2014

  • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

    Thanks to all of my helpers who make every event one worth remembering! I couldn't do this without you all and I appreciate you very much!!! Hugs!

    1 · February 24, 2014

  • Jennifer

    Nice group and great selection! I have some new workclothes! And I won a really pretty necklace and earring set in the raffle! I also have a flat iron, that I was just looking for at the store yesterday!

    2 · February 23, 2014

  • Sue B.

    Another great swap, ladies. Enjoyed your company and the great clothes.

    2 · February 23, 2014

  • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

    Headed out to get the drinks - will be there shortly! If you arrive before me, please set the room up like we usually do! Thanks!

    February 23, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      I'm on my way now to come help set up

      1 · February 23, 2014

  • Gina A.

    I'm sorry I won't be able to make it today.

    February 23, 2014

  • Carol F.

    How do I make arrangements to volunteer?

    February 5, 2014

  • Amanda

    I won't be attending. I have a funeral to go to.

    February 23, 2014

  • Linda L.

    Good morning Ladies! I'm looking forward to the swap today. I have something that I need to put out there which may or may not be received well by you...but, feel it needs to be said. As mentioned before, I am bringing a large (at least 25 pair) of shoes, most desiger names and some never worn to the swap today. I know these will be a hot item to many. I am hoping that everyone will be considerate of others and only take 1-2 pair at first and allow others to enjoy them as well. Then later in the swap, take more if there are any left. I've just noticed at previous swaps that there are some people who will just start stuffing things in bags without even trying them on to see if they fit. With shoes, I think you should try them on there instead of just hogging them. I am bringing a can of disinfectant that can be used in the shoes when trying on. Please, don't anyone be upset with me for asking this of you. I just want all to enjoy and wanted it to be the full size ladies.

    3 · February 23, 2014

  • Linda L.

    Hi Ladies! I've missed the last few swaps and am excited to be able to make this one! I just bought a condo in, I'm even closer to the Govt. Center than I was before! Anyway, wanted to give everyone a heads up that I am bringing a BUNCH of great shoes size 8-9 (in original boxes) for the Swap...some designer (Chinese Laundry, etc) as well as some decent clothes 14-18 range. Looking forward to seeing everyone on Sunday!!

    2 · February 21, 2014

    • HopeFaith

      just the size clothes I need!

      1 · February 22, 2014

  • Carla

    Sorry Kim I will be out of town. I regret I can't be there I have stacks of items I have been saving just for the plus-size swap. DRAT!

    February 7, 2014

  • J W.

    Sorry I won't be able to make it.....I have a political function. :-(

    February 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would like to help set up if you still need folks.

    1 · February 16, 2014

  • Kimberly Lynn H.

    This is a little far out for people who rely on public transit

    February 16, 2014

    • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

      unfortunately this is the only place that lets us use the space for free. If you want you can put a note on the board asking for a ride or for someone to meet you at the train station... people always do it and it usually works out:)

      February 16, 2014

  • Pat O.

    I added another person to my reply. I hope this helps.

    1 · February 7, 2014

  • Dianna M.

    Sorry Kim- I will be out of town for a week starting that weekend.

    February 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I can help set up.

    1 · January 19, 2014

  • Aleta A.

    I have some awesome fashion workshops to which you can add this swap event. [masked] And, I think I can add with sponsorship for Lunch.

    2 · February 6, 2014

    • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

      would love to hear more - please contact me directly at [masked] or call me at[masked] - thanks a bunch - Kim

      1 · February 6, 2014

  • HopeFaith

    If you still need ice, I can bring it :)

    1 · February 1, 2014

  • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

    Need one person to collect entrance donation and sell raffle tickets. I will relieve you so that you may also swap :) Let me know if this is you! Thanks!

    January 19, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Sure, just tell me what time to be there :-)

      February 1, 2014

    • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

      great - please arrive at about noon - Thanks so much!

      February 1, 2014

  • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

    Thought this was very interesting: When asked why he or she was leaving the group, Katherine answered:
    "You've turned it into your own personal party. Total disrespect for member except your friends. Shame on you."

    REALLY? I am miffed -

    January 22, 2014

    • Kim - Clothing Swap F.

      thanks Steph!

      January 25, 2014

    • HopeFaith

      you are very welcoming and open and do so much, don't let it get you down!

      1 · February 1, 2014

  • Stephie s

    I'll plan on helping as usual. Steph

    1 · January 24, 2014

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