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Simplicity Patterns: Early Spring 2014 Review & Givewaway!

Mar 17, 2014
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Leave a comment telling us what style is your favorite for spring. Leave your comment before 11:59 pm. ET on March 28, 2014, for a chance to win this pattern, Simplicity 1467!

THE PERFECT LAYER
This beautiful pattern, featured on the front cover of the latest Simplicity Early Spring pattern book, happens to be one of our own: a Sewstylish pattern! Simplicity 1467 includes a Misses/Miss Petite top, jacket, pull-on pants, and skirt, and with all those options, it’s perfect for all occasions. With a sleek silhouette, all of the garments are ideal for Spring 2014, and with the variety of choices, you’ll be prepared for any type of weather the season brings. 

COMMENT TO WIN!
Leave a comment describing which style is your favorite for a chance to win Simplicity 1467! Leave your comment before 11:59 pm. ET on March 28, 2014, to be eligible.   

Simplicity 1467Simplicity 1467

PROM SEASON
As the school year’s end approaches,  only one thing is on high-schooler’s minds…. Prom! Whether you have a daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, or need one yourself, this pattern gives you the perfect special-occasion dress. Simplicity 1656 features a Misses’ special-occasion dress with skirt and length variations. The strapless dress will wow her peers, and she’ll love the fact that she can select the length depending on her preferences. She can make a statement with a short dress, go traditional with the floor-length version, or show up in style with the popular high-low hem. No matter what, she is sure to have a great night with this stunning pattern. 

Simplicity 1656Simplicity 1656

READY TO BLOOM
As winter comes to a close, I know I can’t wait to pull out my spring/summer clothes and pack those sweaters away! Start spring off right with this dress pattern that will wash away any remaining winter thoughts. Simplicity 2174 is a Misses/Miss Petite dress in two lengths that will brighten everyone’s day, including your own. This fit and flare dress is designed to flatter and fit your shape perfectly.  

Simplicity 2174Simplicity 2174

SPRING IS HERE!
This pattern is the perfect purchase for Spring 2014. You can make two new outfits to wear once the warmer weather is here! Simplicity 1621 is a Misses pullover dress or tunic, pants, and jacket. Easily go from day to night on your next vacation with these cute, ready-for-the-beach garments. Go about your day in the loose fitted pants and cinched waist top, and then slip into the stylish, flowy dress for a romantic date night. 

Simplicity 1621Simplicity 1621

ANYWHERE YOU GO
Are you dying to make a top with your favorite spring 2014 color? This pattern is the one to choose. Simplicity 1805 is a Misses and Plus size knit top that is great for all ages from teens up. Change the sleeve length, alter the bottom, or change the color and you could just keep using the same pattern and have 6 tops that all look different! Dress it up with a skirt, or go casual with jeans, no matter where you have to go, this shirt pattern is perfect. 

Simplicity 1805Simplicity 1805

Have you made any of the garments featured in these patterns? If not, are you planning to? Don’t forget to leave your comment below for a chance to win the SewStylish Simplicity 1467 pattern!

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  1. memarston April 10th

    I really like 1467 for it's very wearable shapes!

  2. Clodi March 27th

    Definitely 1467 is my style. My body is pear shape and these patterns define the waist which is the focus area for this body shape. I think I even have the appropriate fabric for each of the patterns.

  3. User avater danidooley March 26th

    I really like 1467. This pattern is very attractive. The samples are made in such cute fabric and the model is adorable but more importantly the style is fresh and current. I like the peplum-ish detail on the jacket and the released pleats and lowered waistline on the skirt and pants. I prefer not to wear sleeveless tops so I really wish this pattern had a cap sleeve option on the top but that is something I can add on my own. It would also be nice to have some invisible pockets hiding behind the gathering on the jacket front. I'll probably add that too.

  4. Elizam March 26th

    1467 is a real winner! The pattern is very versatile and could be used to increase my wardrobe for casual or business dress wear. There are so many options to mix and watch. This pattern would be a great addition to get started on my spring/summer wardrobe.

  5. User avater CarmenW March 22nd

    My style is business casual. Pattern 1467 lends itself to very versatile changes in weather by utilizing linens, cottons, silks and for fall a lightweight or all season wool.

  6. TJwisdom March 22nd

    1467 is great for spring and summer. The pants are so flowing and comfortable. The skirt and sleeveless top can go for casual with flats or heels. And with some added jewelry, simple gorgeous.

  7. Berte March 22nd

    My fave style for spring? A relaxed tailored look, perhaps? Not into flounces or ruches, but love relaxed linen trousers and flowing tops and dresses. As well as figure hugging garments. Both 1467 and 2174 look like good fits for me this spring. :-)

  8. Nana55 March 21st

    My style would be relaxed, easy to sew. I can't work anymore so I tend dress in a relaxed way. When I sew I like easy to sew patterns. Linen pants or capris with a flowing top. I like all your patterns here today they can all be sewn to ones style. Your 1621 I will be getting. Thanks for a chance to win

  9. MelonNet March 21st

    I love pattern #1467. The pieces are adorable and seem very versatile!

  10. beegee March 20th

    I like 1467. The different pieces can stand alone and all work together very well.

  11. User avater xwtiko March 19th

    Love the Simplicity 1467 pattern the top and the jacket are lovely!

  12. ustabahippie March 19th

    1467 Looks like a very useful pattern. I love the little top with the skirt. Easy to make and easy to wear.

  13. moviedoll March 19th

    I love the jacket piece on #1467. I think that would be such a nice piece towear to work and still feel ... girly. Love it!

  14. rosiamor March 19th

    I love pattern # 1467 because I clearly can see myself wearing every style of the pattern, If I win the pattern I am going to make the top with the skirt and the jacket because the combination is great to going to church in spring time. Thank you for the opportunity.

  15. User avater velvetribbon March 19th

    I really like #1467, the style is perfect for me and my life style.
    The loose fitting pants is perfect for spring/summer, the jacket is so lovely both style and fabric color, the skirt and sleeveless blouse is must have outfit for hot summer day.
    So, I'd be glad if I won this giveaway :-)

  16. Mutti March 19th

    I really like #1467. I take ballroom dancing lessons (I'm almost 78 - in May) and the top and pants outfit is what I need, perfect for lessons and also dance parties. The jacket in a color that would work with several different colors for the pant and top combinations - perfect. Thanks for the opportunity to win this pattern.

  17. User avater Delores10550 March 19th

    I like the pattern 1467 very much. Like to sew, but I don't do much for myself, as I have a hard time fitting the pattern.This one looks like it would be easier to fit and great for summer.

  18. User avater beebusby March 19th

    I like the look of 1467, there are so many ways to make it a wardrobe staple. Great choices......

  19. christaj3 March 19th

    My fave is style 1621. I love the light and flowing dress with an option to add a light sweater which compliments it. And although I absolutely adore the idea of wearing beautiful dresses all Spring & Summer, the truth is that it simply isn't a practical option for me, so having the additional option to pair the same look with a comfy pair of trouser pants would be awesome!

  20. Lisa6 March 18th

    I love the Simplicity 1467! There are so many options that it makes easy to build a whole wardrobe not just for Spring,but also all year round. Thanks for this generous giveaway ☺

  21. SaraZoe March 18th

    I like very much Simplicity patterns & 1467 Sew Stylish, well, the word says it all! Like

  22. msspanky1 March 18th

    Love, love 1467! Classic, easy lines will look great on any figure. I love this pattern!

  23. SherryLee1940 March 18th

    Simplicity Pattern 1467 is a very versatile pattern. What a great look for all seasons just by changing the fabric options. Love it.

  24. dawn March 18th

    I love 1467 - there are so many options!

  25. Corrales March 18th

    Love #1467!!I haven't sewn in years & now retired want to get back into it. I could make in numerous fabrics both dress & casual. My closet needs a do over for the coming months of heat and this pattern will definitely get a lot of use. Keep up the good work and thank you for coming up with this pattern.

  26. cecine March 18th

    1467 pattern represent simplicity and good looks. It's a pattern I wish I had. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  27. User avater thepkl March 18th

    1467 is the dream pattern. The top looks so simple to make and easy to wear and yet at the same time it could be dressy. the pants and the skirt basically the same but easy to fit and then if you want to go to work or dinner that adorable jacket would dress it all up. I could even see this as an elegant evening outfit with the skirt floor length and made in some silky fabric. I love it.

  28. AmberMaeP March 18th

    Loving 1467. I could make the sleeveless shirt and pants in several different fabrics. I can see it being a go to outfit for me.

  29. krisla March 18th

    1467 looks great for me. I want to make several of the blouse and pants.

  30. delirium210 March 18th

    1467, I love the comfy look of the pattern I imagine those pants and skirt with a soft knit, cozy and stylish. I love the top and would use something soft and flowing to pair with the knit pants and have an out fit that can lounge around the house or head to a social event. love it!

  31. Jenerator March 18th

    Love the top and skirt in 1467, and with the addition of the jacket it would make a great work outfit!

  32. User avater Suze March 18th

    Oh, 1467 looks like my ideal pattern - it could be made up in numerous types of fabric, suits any age, and would be the perfect 'stash-busting pattern that I need to make space in my sewing room this Spring! Well done Threads for designing it and winning the catalogue cover spot!

  33. sloopy123 March 18th

    Pattern 1467 is perfect for any occasion, the styles suit me perfectly and would love to own and craft this pattern.

  34. User avater iris68 March 18th

    1467 - hands down! It looks good for a day in the office and early dinner with friends. Love it. Thank you

  35. crazihippichic March 18th

    I love 1467. Especially the jacket. I adore 3/4 sleeves.

  36. crazihippichic March 18th

    I love 1467. Especially the A, B, D combination. I love 3/4 sleeves so that jacket would see a lot if use.

  37. memaha512 March 17th

    I love 1467, for the versatile sportswear. Of that pattern, I especially love the A blouse and C skirt. I agree that you could probably adapt this pattern to make sleepwear. Its versatility is one of its strengths :)

  38. User avater TwinsMommy March 17th

    I love, love, love style A & B. This would be perfect to add to my work wardrobe. I've decided in the last year to teach myself to sew and have been taking online classes from Craftsy and pouring over my Threads magazine to learn new techniques and this pattern would be perfect!!

  39. MarRitchie March 17th

    This pattern is what spring is all about! Fresh and sleek styles, but new and fresh looks!

  40. SilksWithAttitude March 17th

    1467, love the top, style A - silk charmeuse or a fine linen, I can almost feel them now!

  41. CeciliaY March 17th

    My style is classic. I love the look of the pieces in the top pattern.

  42. Idna March 17th

    I really love the 1467 pattern!!! so useful! I wan it!

  43. User avater ali0423 March 17th

    I love 1467 and how versatile it is. I love "A" with "B" it looks like a perfect Spring outfit...now I just need the warmer weather.

  44. SueBee256 March 17th

    1467 I like wardrobe outfits. Easy to mix and match. Need new Spring clothes and hate off the rack.

  45. User avater cbclark March 17th

    #1467 is the perfect spring wardrobe capsule. Jacket, and the skirt in a solid. Top and skirt in a floral. Add a couple tops in complimentary fabric you have a week's worth of wardrobe combinations. Work up the top and slacks in activewear fabric and you are ready for the week. Love this pattern.

  46. User avater cbclark March 17th

    #1467 is the complete spring wardrobe capsule. Jacket, Slacks, in a solid fabric; top and skirt in a floral, another top or two in a complimentand there you have it a week's worth of style in one pattern envelope. The top and pants could also be made up into active wear. Love this pattern.

  47. User avater pandora57 March 17th

    I like easy to wear clothing in spring, something that can take me from cold,wet and windy weather straight through to sunny and warm.Separates do it for me.I am loving Peplums, A line skirts. Printed trousers,pastel colours and a bit of tailoring.

  48. user-2003399 March 17th

    Lovely patterns to sew for spring!

  49. user-2482621 March 17th

    I thought I had already commented. I like 1467. Of I don't win, I will buy. My style is smart casual, classic rather than frilly and these pieces would work well for me. I need a new wardrobe! I like the pants and sleeveless top best.

  50. user-2482621 March 17th

    1467 looks like a lovely pattern. If I don't win it, I will buy it. My style is smart casual, fairly structured and not frilly and I could really make these pieces work for me, to provide almost a complete new wardrobe on their own. My favourite pieces are the trousers and the sleeveless top.

  51. User avater amh61771 March 17th

    My granddaughter would love 1656 and I would love to make it for her

  52. Lawana55 March 17th

    1621 with the highlow hem dress and jacket would be my favorite

  53. user-1115414 March 17th

    Ι just love 1467, it's a full wardrobe on it's own. I would make all the models twice, once as shown on the envelope and again with using solid colour instead of print and print instead of solid! A full wardrobe, with lots of choices and suitable for every hour of the day. I want this pattern so much!!!

  54. kajero March 17th

    S1467 -- The jacket would be perfect for me -- Princess seams in front, darts in back, and a peplum on the sides and back. I even like pink. I would pair the jacket with the coordinating skirt of the same fabric and the sleeveless blouse made of a silky fabric. I would be ready for the big spring event, of which I will have to find one.

  55. User avater SanHarvey March 17th

    I would like to say my favorite out would be the skirt with the top and jacket, I can even convert the jacket part which is a peplum style to the skirt and give it a different feel and do the same for the top that is why I like the Simplicity pattern 1467.

  56. Elainelalaine March 17th

    I like pattern #1467. I think it would make a great wardrobe for anyone, and am thinking of making some of the pieces for my mother. It looks like the pieces can be dressed up or down, and would be great for almost any occasion.

  57. capoodle March 17th

    Stylish details perfect for all body types. Can see making these pieces in different fabrics.

  58. User avater JaneO March 17th

    I really like #1467, especially the jacket-top-pants combination. It's exactly what I need!

  59. stardrops March 17th

    I love separates for spring as it gives you more choice what to wear xx

  60. nsews March 17th

    1467 is rather versatile! I like mix and match wardrobe. You can get many different looks with that pattern, I like it!

  61. dgray1101 March 17th

    1467! Yeay! Thank you and Happy Spring!

  62. LoopyLatina March 17th

    I prefer separates, so 1467 would be perfect for me. I love mixing & matching, and for that occasion that calls for a dress, insult better option that a classic shift with a jacket for a polished looks!

  63. SuzOH March 17th

    I really like 2174. That's just the kind of dress I want to wear.

  64. pt6256 March 17th

    I love a more classic look, and that jacket in #1467 could be made to look like a more modern Chanel. My favorite!

  65. Hummer589 March 17th

    Beautiful pattern, The Perfect Layer 1467. So much options casual, dressy. I love casual style. I have material that would fit the style.

  66. User avater lynnpaul March 17th

    Great pattern, love to try these!

  67. User avater island_aunt March 17th

    1467 is perfect for spring with the light, flattering jacket and choice of pants or skirt. I love the blouse also. I can see all of them in various fabrics- so fun

  68. user-2033275 March 17th

    1467 looks like a nice updated suit for a business professional. Great way to get so many pieces from one pattern ... I love it!

  69. user-178494 March 17th

    I love the jacket and top/skirt look for spring!

  70. Sambo March 17th

    What a wonderful versatile pattern,so many options .

  71. AlaskaMarilyn March 17th

    2174. Something there for a variety of ages!

  72. user-3222500 March 17th

    I like the pant and jacket.

  73. vancouverlori March 17th

    1805 would be a "go-to" pattern for me. Simple lines that I can see embellishing in so many different ways.

  74. amethystkittie March 17th

    I prefer 1467. I rather like the shape of the top. I think it would be excellent for most women, and the style would look quite charming in a vibrant colour for spring!

  75. kathy222 March 17th

    I really like the slacks with jacket combo. Lots of opportunities for casual to dressy looks with #1467.

  76. greenbp March 17th

    Classic. I like 1467.

  77. greenbp March 17th

    Classic. I like 1467

  78. geriroyer March 17th

    I would make the whole outfit. I really like that jacket and pants. I think it would look great in linen and make a very nice suit for Spring and Summer.

  79. DawnM70 March 17th

    If I win pattern 1467 it would help me learn more about sewing. I hope it's me!!!! :)

  80. harrysmom March 17th

    I love 1467. It is classic and very modern at the same time. Not often that you find petitable patterns with peplums i love the design.
    Elizabeth laboda

  81. MichelleAP March 17th

    Looking forward to light weight, casual, comfortable skirts in bright colors...really ready for warmer weather and no snow. My style is fun, casual, feminine with a twist of creative, quirky or retro/vintage.

  82. User avater chelosunny March 17th

    Once you have determined your style the choice is easy. I am classic therefore 1467 is great for me. Thx.

  83. User avater ctdamsel March 17th

    Separates are always a good choice and the princess seaming and nipped in waist is attractive for all figures. Also the jacket and top with the slacks is perfect for work.

  84. i'm holly March 17th

    I love to sew a lot of print skirts for summer to wear with shells and a jacket or a cardigan and a cute pair of sandals. Skirts are quick to sew and require small amounts of fabric. Once the patterns are fine-tuned to your liking, Monday night sew skirt for Tuesday and so on.

  85. Emmab2003 March 17th

    Love 1467, especially the jacket and top to go under it!

  86. User avater SandyChavez March 17th

    I would love to make an ensemble using #1467. Very feminine and I think it would work on my short roundish body. Thank you for the opportunity to win this great pattern.

  87. User avater mizzmuskrat March 17th

    I really like the 1467 pattern, especially the skirt and the pants. They look practical and versatile.

  88. pmkurth March 17th

    Love 1467, it looks chic and comfortable!

  89. Melwyk March 17th

    I love a nice light dress & jacket for spring, in clear bright colours -- wash away the dullness of winter! I have 2174 in the queue right now, to make up in a lovely light blue & grey abstract/butterfly print.

  90. User avater cindyreams March 17th

    I like loose light fitted clothing in the spring. Pattern 1467 works perfectly.

  91. dmc000 March 17th

    I like the 1467, several piece, the tank and skirt, the pants, they are a nice look.

  92. paulaberon70 March 17th

    my favorite style is #1467, i adore jackets, im sewing one right now actually, love them. The skirt, the pants and the blouse are beautiful.

  93. User avater lmichelle March 17th

    I love 1467. It's already in my wish list and I'm hoping to get it soon. Winning it would be such a treat! My favorite style? Soft & romantic.

  94. User avater Maydge March 17th

    I like #1671. Where I work these cuts would be perfect with the right material, but also the same work at work and dare I say make a slip or pj's??? It's beyond versatile!

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