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And the Winner of the 2012 SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge is…

Aug 06, 2012
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This Polka Dot dress by Laura_Mae was picked by the Threads editorial staff as the winner of the 2012 SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge.

Polka Dot Obsession by Laura_Mae was picked as the winner of the 2012 SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge in a vote by the Threads editorial staff. As a winner, Laura_Mae will receive a $75 gift certificate to So Vintage Patterns.

Her vintage-inspired take on a shirt-dress features a diagonal row of red buttons secured in contrasting turquoise bound-buttonholes.

Congratulations to Laura_Mae for winning the SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge! Thanks to everyone for entering our contest. You can browse through all of the creative contest entries in the gallery.

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  1. Serral August 12th

    Congratulations! Great dress well styled.

  2. User avater saifonanaya August 11th

    Great jobs you did it again :)

  3. user-2005712 August 10th

    very cute! great job! but those shoes! yikes!

  4. User avater Laura_Mae August 9th

    Thank you so very much, Threads! I can't wait to start working on my next vintage pattern!

  5. User avater LuvThreadsMagazine August 7th

    While the voices in my head scream, wail, and moan in the background, I am big enough to congratulate you on your win.

    Of course, if any quotable comments from said voices are overheard, rest assured, they shall be strewn artfully amongst the lilacs and lace.

    Those button holes are truly stellar (and your tutorial on bound buttonholes may actually motivate me to learn something new).

    Forget the "long suffering, and just sign me,

    Your fantagonizer

  6. User avater SansSouci572 August 7th

    Congradulations! Well earned.

  7. User avater Momof11 August 7th

    That is a cute, flattering style, wonderfully executed! What pattern was used?

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