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Simplicity Pattern 1466 Giveaway!

Jul 14, 2014
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Simplicity pattern 1466

THREADS PATTERN GIVEAWAY
Simplicity pattern 1466 is part of the Threads Pattern Collection from Simplicity Patterns. This modern and fun pattern includes great garments to add to your business casual wardrobe. It includes a top, tunic, and dress with a wide scooped neckline and elegant princess seams for a formed fit. There are also slim pants and a skirt that includes a side zipper and front darts.

PATTERN PREPARATIONS
The fabrics suggested are stable, medium-weight, woven fabrics such as brocade, chambray, damask, linen types, pique, poplin, sateen, satin, stretch wovens, taffeta, tweed, or ponte knit. Extra fabric may be needed to match plaids or one-way-design fabrics. Notions needed for views A, B, and C include a 20-inch invisible zipper for sizes 10-18, or a 22-inch invisible zipper for sizes 20W-28W. Views A and C need two 1-inch buttons for sizes 10-18, or two 1 1/4-inch buttons for sizes 20W-28W. Views D and E need a 7-inch zipper and a hook and eye.

simplicity pattern 1466

HERE’S HOW TO WIN
Two lucky people will win this amazing pattern! One winner will be receive a size 10-18 pattern and the other will win a size 20W-28W pattern. Leave a comment below and tell us what garment you would make and what fabric you would use if you won the pattern. BE SURE TO ALSO TELL US THE SIZE PATTERN YOU WANT TO WIN. By leaving a comment, you will be entered to win. The deadline for your comments is July 25, 2014. Two winners will be randomly selected and announced during the week of July 28. Good luck!

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  1. User avater LauraKbytheBay July 25th

    The first outfit I would make would be view C Tunic and view D Slim Pants. I would use a medium-weight linen-type fabric with a floral print similar to the multi-blue/green shown on the pattern package. Pattern 10-18 is my size and will be used to make several outfits. Thank you for making this combination of outfits available in one pattern packet. I'm sure I will make multiple outfits with this pattern as it flatters most figures and is perfect for the warmer weather we have in the South.

  2. User avater LauraKbytheBay July 25th

    The first outfit I would make would be view C Tunic and view D Slim Pants. I would use a medium-weight linen-type fabric with a floral print similar to the multi-blue/green shown on the pattern package. Pattern 10-18 is my size and will be used to make several outfits. Thank you for making this combination of outfits available in one pattern packet. I'm sure I will make multiple outfits with this pattern as it flatters most figures and is perfect for the warmer weather we have in the South.

  3. User avater clowe5050 July 24th

    I would use pattern sized 10-18, the c top and e skirt, in a chambray fabric

  4. User avater GrandmaMittens July 23rd

    I would love to try the dress in a turquoise or rose pink cotton pique. Please enter me in the drawing for size 20W-28W. Thank you!

  5. User avater toniajfuller July 23rd

    I need clothing so badly and would utilize this pattern to the fullest.I would start with the tunic and skirt and then add pants and dress. The style is classic. I am thinking a linen look fabric tunic and pant, print skirt, solid dress and a print dress. I have fabric that I have hoarded and I think this would be a perfect fit for the use.
    Size 10-18. Thank you for this opportunity.

  6. WhiteBow July 23rd

    The top and pants are so sleek and modern! I would use a cornflower-blue cotton jacquard that I have in my stash. It has a subtle pattern of flowers woven into it. Perfect for summer!

  7. User avater Animama July 22nd

    I would love to make Top B, Pants D and Skirt E. I have some turquoise cotton in my stash that would be perfect for this. Size 10-18 please.

  8. devonsmom52 July 22nd

    I would make C over and over again for work! Size 10-18 please!

  9. User avater putittogether July 20th

    Size 10-18 please. Top C pants D. Thought I knew what fabric I wanted. However, after reading the comments on all the many fabric types & colors, I'll need to take the pattern to the store and do lots of drooling. I've not done princess seams with a fabric pattern; only in solids. Does the seam "throw" the print off....do you have to match each section (not talking about a plaid)? This pattern can so easily be made for dress or casual. Loving it, thanks.

  10. Gebhardt53 July 20th

    I would make A (shorter) & D, would like to use a cotton or cotton blend. Not sure whether same fabric for both, or a coordinating print and solid. I want size 20W-28W.

  11. JosieLCPC July 20th

    I need more dresses in my summer wardrobe, so I definitely would make the dress, likely in a pretty and feminine cotton print. The size 10-18 pattern please.

  12. User avater JansSewingRoom July 20th

    HI,
    I thought it be would be great to use linen blends, either silk or cotton to make some pants and tops. Also, possibly one dress. I also like the idea of a nice summer cotton more casual look for fun. I like the 10-18 size please.

  13. User avater sewindj July 18th

    I love this pattern,if I won, I would sew the two piece top, skirt with pants(b,e&d). I think I'd like to make it in a cotton sateen or stretch fabric. I would like to have size 10-18.

  14. User avater beabob July 18th

    If I won this pattern, size 10-18, would make the pants and top; however, not sure what fabric to use, will make that decision if I win.

  15. velorutionista July 18th

    If I won, I'd make the view A dress in a summery linen. Would love to win the 22-28W version.

  16. User avater Stefcia July 18th

    I want!:)

  17. emilynd06 July 17th

    I love the matched set with the slacks on the cover. So early 60's! I'd want the size 10-18.

  18. mycreation July 17th

    I would make view c, in a red eyelet material. I would love to wince this pattern in size 10-18. Thank-you for the chance.

  19. User avater M July 17th

    For this pattern, I would make view A the dress in a pretty summer cotton. I need summer dresses. I would use the size 10-18 pattern size,

  20. athea July 17th

    I would love to make view A in a radiant orchid pantone color.

  21. user-372980 July 17th

    I would make the pants and top in a purple polyester/cotton blend....size 10-18. Thank you!

  22. User avater user-1111866 July 17th

    I am fortunate enough to be able to dress in jeans and tennis shoes for work every day but the down side is now keeping up with your wardrobe. This would be a great pattern to make a few skirts and tops to wear to dinner with friends. Still comfortable but not so casual. If I am lucky enough to win the pattern I would like the 10 - 18 please.

    Deborah Lowe
    Ozark, MO

  23. patriciaphillips July 17th

    I think that I would make view C & D, in a size 18 but I would put sleeves in the top. I'd make the pants out of a stretch woven, dark for the pants and a solid for the top, maybe in a purple. The detail would be the same fabric as the pants. Who knows, maybe all the same colour with chain detail on the top instead of the tabs.

  24. karindelin July 17th

    I would love this pattern in the 10-18, I would make the dress, I love princess line dresses. I would try to find a cotton twill or similar fabric in a floral pattern, I would definitely line it in a light cotton, like a batiste.

  25. User avater annmoskal July 17th

    Great looking pattern, I would love to win it in size 10-18.

  26. LindaLanglois July 17th

    Now in Weight Watchers and doing well, so I will need to make a new wardrobe. This pattern allows for so many adjustments and variations I will buy it if I don't win it. I will make it in a cream yellow brocade with daisy buttons. It will become my new go-to-church outfit.

  27. User avater SharonPicone July 17th

    I would love to make View A in a dark navy blue chambray. I would also use two African- or animal-inspired (zebra, leopard, or cheetah) buttons for a fun detail. I would need the size 10-18. Thank you (and I'm crossing my fingers that I'm one of the winners :)

  28. User avater jamaco July 17th

    I would make the pants and top in a size 20W-28W. I think it would look great in a batik island fabric!

  29. Angellworks July 17th

    The princess style is so slimming and I would construct View A
    in a gorgeous blue silk. I would need the 10-18 size pattern.

  30. user-2481695 July 17th

    Love the simplicity of the skirt and pants . I would probably start with these two garments as I need both. I think the look of linen is always classic so I would use one of the medium weight linens that I already have. size 20-28.

  31. LindaKaren July 17th

    Very nice pattern - complete to make a whole color coordinated, mix and match wardrobe. I would start with the skirt and top -- probably in a crisp cotton. Size 10-18.

  32. fabricstitcher July 17th

    I have just the fabric in my stash to make this outfit up. If I won this pattern in size 10-18 I would make the top and pants for a trip east this summer.

  33. Whisper July 17th

    I would love to make this dress in a beautiful cotton pique that I have in my stash. I've been saving it for something special. I would make a contrasting trim around the neck. I love skirts, but there is not a large selection in the stores. I would make several of these skirts in various fabrics. I would make the tunic in chambray and the pants in a co-ordinating denim. I love that the skirt and pants are band-less. Also, the dress & top would be easy to alter to fit in the bust. I use size 10-18.

  34. cdnmaddie July 17th

    Wow, I love all aspects of this pattern! I have so much cotton fabric in my stash, I could/would make each of the outfits shown. My favourite would be Views B and D! The designs are slimming and elegant! Super designs! Size 10-18! How I would love to win this pattern. Thank you.

  35. Londongirl July 17th

    Lovely pattern - so many variations. Would be great made up in a cotton/linen mix for summer wear. Simplicity patterns have always been my favourite and I always make them my first port of call - so easy to follow as well. Size 10-18 please.

  36. flipsy July 17th

    linen, linen, and linen. love the stuff and i could see this pattern looking beautiful in the fabric. 22W - 28W.

  37. lvislief July 16th

    I would like to make the top in a cotton or rayon batik with a contrast neckline. I would like to win the size 10 - 18 pattern.

  38. User avater Hausbus July 16th

    Living in a hot climate, i love the look and the coolness of the tops. I would make top C -- i have a stash of good cotton fabric to choose from, so I might make two or three : ). One particular cotton i like is a white based color splashed one, it looks like someone took bright colors and threw them randomly on a canvas. It would make a beautiful top. I would need size 10-18.

  39. user-3432356 July 16th

    I love this pattern. I'd make the skirt with top B, adding sleeves. I have a lovely floral linen waiting for this. In size 20w-28w

  40. User avater Hobielady July 16th

    Quite lovely. I am still sewing with some of my grandmothers silks and linens. This would be great for a couple of pieces I want to use for a dressy pants outfit. I have gone from a store 3x down to a 14...so I am interested in the 10 - 18 pattern. Thanks for the chance to sew a new outfit.

  41. User avater Hobielady July 16th

    Quite lovely. I am still sewing with some of my grandmothers silks and linens. This would be great for a couple of pieces I want to use for a dressy pants outfit. I have gone from a store 3x down to a 14...so I am interested in the 10 - 18 pattern. Thanks for the chance to sew a new outfit.

  42. User avater Maeppcerb July 16th

    HI, what a lovely pattern. I would like to make the dress, in a 20-28 size please. I have the perfect mauve cotton fabric, with gold design on it. Love the top and pants also.

  43. User avater Maeppcerb July 16th

    HI, what a lovely pattern. I would like to make the dress, in a 20-28 size please. I have the perfect mauve cotton fabric, with gold design on it. Love the top and pants also.

  44. User avater Vernelle July 16th

    It's been a long, long time since I've seen a pattern that I liked enough to really want to go after. This one is definitely an exception. I would start by making the sleeveless top and then follow up with the slacks. No doubt, within a few months, I would make every single one of the pieces using different fabrics. The dress would be ideal for work or church. Size 10-18.

  45. User avater 39sewgal July 16th

    Wonderful design. Perfect for both myself and my daughter. Size 10-18. Love the up to date style and princess lines.

  46. addie01 July 16th

    I would make the top and skirt. I think it would look nice in a cotton blend of some kind. I would want the size 10-18.

  47. User avater Tru July 16th

    I would love to make views B and D, especially D, the slacks. I have a bright summer cotton print that has the most comfortable hand. It would look really cool.

    Tru

  48. User avater WinterBull July 16th

    I would love that pattern in sizes 10-18. I would shorten the sleeved dress to use as a top and use it with the skirt. Both would be in a lovely linen for a lively casual work ensemble. I would make the knee length dress in a work to evening brocade - not too dressy! Top B with the pants would be fabulous, with the top in a wonderful chambray print and the 2 pair of pants in a matching seersucker and contrasting chambray. I could then also take the top C in a patchwork print, perhaps and make it into a front open vest lengthening the 2 side bands to catch in the center as a closure to wear over top of a simple T top or long sleeve knit top for those days inside when a sweater is too much and the tshirt is not enough. Just dreaming!

  49. user-1094885 July 16th

    I would make both the dress and the pant with the tunic top from the 10-18 pattern. I have linen and a floral demask material on hand for these. Thanks for the offer. I would love to win.

  50. cjayne July 16th

    If I won this pattern I would make the pants and tunic top with sleeves. I have a turquoise linen that would look great. I would need the size 10-18 size pattern.

  51. ustabahippie July 16th

    I was actually told via email that I'd won a pattern a month or so ago. Never received it, although I emailed my address twice.
    But I'd like to make this one in linen, top view B and pants, size 10-18.

  52. BirdSews July 16th

    I would make the top, version B, and the pants. So cute! I would need size 20W-28W.

  53. User avater dawncmorris July 16th

    If I won this gorgeous pattern in a size 10-18, I would make all of the garments. I would make some out of a silvery purple silk i just purchased and the others out of a dark purple silk so i could mix and match different pieces.

  54. User avater Missahope July 16th

    I would make it out of summer cool linen, size 10-18 please!

  55. User avater samsamiam July 16th

    Would love to make this dress in a wool jersey in size 20..Would also like to make the top and bottom in a cotton stretch so summer...

  56. annamath July 16th

    I would love to have this pattern in a size 18. I would like to use it on a Micro fabric I recently purchased. I hope I win one.

  57. User avater MLind July 16th

    If I win this pattern in size 20W-28W, I would make a "spring set" (B and E) in my spring colored (yellow/green) chambray :D

  58. Candy_s July 16th

    What a great offer! I have been looking for a way to get the darling slits at lower edge on pants and the scoop neckline is to die for! My size is 10-18. If I were so very lucky to be a winner, I would use brocade for the top and a chambray for the pants. Thank you for allowing me to enter your contest.

  59. User avater MayAileen July 16th

    I have some related mixed fabrics that I would use: A dark brown and a lighter. I think I would mix them with the lighter brown on the inside of the front seams. Maybe use the lighter in contrast at the neck.
    I would need the size 10 - 18.

  60. redrose61 July 16th

    What a pretty outfit! I would love this pattern in a 10-18 size. I love your videos and articles....so much great info. I have sewn since I was 9, but feel that my sewing is more and more professional with all the great tips I pick up from these sites. thank you

  61. TiaJah July 16th

    I'd like to make the dress with sleeves in a soft wool, maybe deep red. Size 10-18 please. (This reminds me of a dress my mom made for me when I was a pre-teen.)

  62. User avater 2bzmom July 16th

    ***CUTE*** I love to sew and this pattern would be wonderful on me! I work in an office and it amazes me how much people really spend on their retail clothes? Size 10-18 please... This is totally a Sew & GO outfit!

  63. user-2562558 July 16th

    This looks soooo comfortable. I would make a couple pants and some coordinating tops and wear them ALL summer. I am feeling lucky,hope I win!

  64. MarRitchie July 16th

    I like the longer top and skirt view, it would make up into a very nice solid color outfit. I have some brown woven that was given to me and this would make a very nice outfit. It could be dressed up with layered jewelry or kept plain for a slimming look. I would like the 8-18 size pattern. I do like the option of making extra wardrobe pieces to mix or match that is available.

  65. denisesharp July 16th

    I love this pattern. I would use the 20-28 size. I have a beautiful knit that I purchased last summer and have been holding it for the right pattern. This is it!

  66. User avater cindyreams July 16th

    I would love to win the Simplicity Pattern 1466 Giveaway. I would need the size 10-18 and would make the dress in view A in Linen. This would make a lovely dress in a pastel color. Thanks so much for the opportunity.

  67. User avater illy July 16th

    Hola!me gustaria hacer el conjunto de blusa y pantalon en tela de algodon estrech,ya que vivo en u pais caluroso,me encantaria en talla 10-18,saludos!iliana

  68. User avater illy July 16th

    Hola!me gustaria hacer el conjunto de blusa y pantalon en tela de algodon estrech,ya que vivo en u pais caluroso,me encantaria en talla 10-18,saludos!iliana

  69. Bermudasewer July 16th

    I would make B and D, pants and top. I would use pastel color linen for the pants and co-ordinating floral shear for the top. Size 14 would be perfect. This would be perfect for Bermuda nights.

  70. user-927353 July 16th

    I would make either the dress or the shorter top (add sleeves) and skirt in a green or purple solid wool crepe in a size 10.

  71. User avater SUZAG57 July 16th

    I would love to win this, it reminds me of a vintage pattern, so cute! Size 10-18 please!

  72. User avater sewsassylaura July 16th

    This pattern is lovely, and I would love to win the 10-18. I would make dress A in a light sage cotton and the pants combination B/D in grey linen.

  73. ChanAnn July 16th

    I would make it in a Cotton spandex. 20W-28W. I love the way cotton breathes and the spandex gives the cotton moveability. I'd make the top and Capri.

  74. User avater LoreeK July 16th

    Very cute! Would love the pattern in in size 16.

  75. User avater kbarber9999 July 16th

    Would love to try this pattern in the 20w size to make a birthday gift for my sister. I have a beautiful cotton print that would work perfectly.

  76. depotbay July 16th

    Threads patterns are easy to follow, but I live 1 1/2hr away from the closest pattern store. The Pattern 10-18 would be a great pattern for a material I picked up on a visit to the US last month. Thank you for this option to obtain a pattern. Keep up the good work.

  77. strandjss July 16th

    I would make the dress our of a linen/cotton in blue and white. I would like the size 20-28

    thanks

  78. User avater MrsSmitty July 16th

    Oh What classic outfits! I would love to win one a size 10-18 would be great. Thank you

  79. User avater RailScout July 16th

    I'd like to win the size 20-28 pattern. I'm thinking of making it in navy blue linen or twill.

  80. User avater LindaG7 July 16th

    I'd love to try this pattern with a contrasting yoke, maybe using a pretty lace or an embroidery to frame the face and neckline. The slightly fitted, princess seam look is attractive, too. I'd like to win the size 10-18 pattern, even though I am actually between the size 18 (tops) and 20 (bottoms) in pattern sizing. Wish all the pattern companies would include an overlap of one size in their multi-size pattern selections (e.g., group 10-18 and 18-24).

  81. User avater dorothysheldon July 16th

    I would like to experiment with this pattern size 10-18, making a combination of diagonal stripes on front two pieces and solid black flowing knit for rest of pattern. Love the lines of pattern front.

  82. LatteHottyBeth July 16th

    I would make the cute dress in fire engine red linen. It will look great on me with the princess lines and scoop neck. So flattering! The capris in white stretch cotton with a turquoise top. Yummy in these Florida summers. Maybe make the skirt and a top in cool seersucker. Pattern 10-18, please.
    Enjoy in joy.

  83. User avater Ladyblueyes22 July 16th

    I would make the pants and the tunic top with a slight modification - I'd add short sleeves to the top. I think making it out of rayon would be a nice flowing look. I'm thinking shopping trip!

  84. User avater HazeyBlue July 16th

    I would make the dress in a lovely post box red linen. I love red, it's a strong energy colour which always makes me feel fantastic when I wear it. Who doesn't like feeling fantastic? I would like the size 20-28 if I was lucky enough to win. Thanks.

  85. User avater Isis55 July 16th

    I habe a nice Hawaiian flower print which I would use for a skirt and top. I would like to win size 10-18.

  86. User avater annieDEE2 July 16th

    I'd make top B and the skirt E in a chambray using the 20W-28W sized pattern. Perfect for summer. Thanks!

  87. User avater cajun1108 July 16th

    In my original comment, I failed to mention I would like the. Size 10-18 pattern!

  88. User avater cajun1108 July 16th

    Such a versatile pattern! I would make the View A dress in a silk dupioni( probably a black or dark green) and add some subtle "bling" so,it could be used as my Little Black Dress for special occasions. The other pieces would be fun, too, to make up in complimentary solid and print fabrics and interchange for travel/weekender ensembles.

  89. User avater lareux58 July 16th

    I would choose the dress to start with and would make it out of a fierce red and black houndstooth ponte knit! Would go great with black tights and black patent leather heels. Size 10-18 please!

  90. User avater Mutti July 16th

    I would love to make the dress out of 100% cotton or linen fabric. I would need the 10-18 size. The top would look great made from several several different types of fabric that I have. Thank you for the opportunity.

  91. User avater user-2327649 July 16th

    I just love the patterns, it can be used in so many ways, a light floral dress for the summer, that is what I would make for my daughter, she needs the size 10-18 pattern.

  92. Dobieslady1 July 16th

    I just lost 70 lbs and my wardrobe is sparse to barely existent. I would make Pattern A in a light floral cotton print, using pattern for size 10-18.

  93. dianemayotte July 15th

    I have been wanting to make me some clothes out of linen and this pattern would be perfect.

    I would probably start with the dress in a medium wt linen, there are so many colors to choose from.

    I need a pattern size 20-28 and would love to win this.

  94. User avater 2370 July 15th

    I would love to be the lucky winner for this pattern in size 10-18; I have some great prints and this would be a good work dress!

  95. User avater smarvin July 15th

    I would do dress A m but then I would do all of the and adjust the pattern to fit. I love making on of a kind outfits. . It would really look good in a light floral fabric. It would also look good in light solid colors. It would probably add a little more material below the waist for a more flowing look. I would go for the 20W-28W.

  96. User avater rdejam July 15th

    I would like the 20W-28W, please. I'd make B (probably with the short sleeves from the dress) in a green and brown paisley print linen fabric I've been saving for just the right project and D in solid dark brown linen I bought to color block with the print. Very cute pattern.

  97. User avater LeslieG78 July 15th

    This pattern looks fantastic! I would love to make parts B and E, which would be a great duo for work attire. For B, I would choose a nice poplin or linen, and I would go with a tweed for E. The tweed might have a nice pattern, with B complimenting the pattern through it's structure and color. Size 10-18, please!

  98. swhnana July 15th

    I think the Pants (d) and top (B) in size 10-18 would look great on my 2 daughters and my granddaughter made with chambray or maybe linen. there are so many options for this pattern It would be beautiful in any fabric selection.

  99. Gardenridge July 15th

    Love the basic pants and skirt pattern. I have a beautiful beige wool that would look great as that skirt, and with a little luck might squeeze that top in as well. The pants are appealing, too. CLASSIC pattern. Size 10-18 please if I'm chosen.

  100. Gardenridge July 15th

    Love the basic pants and skirt pattern. I have a beautiful beige wool that would look great as that skirt, and with a little luck might squeeze that top in as well. The pants are appealing, too. CLASSIC pattern.

  101. Fayzer July 15th

    I forgot to tell you that I would like pattern size 20W. I have some beautiful Tula Pink cotton that would make a beautiful top C.

  102. Fayzer July 15th

    I would make C. I have been wanting a pattern where the top is longer than the front.

  103. User avater ArcticSewer July 15th

    Hi. I would make the pants in a stretch satin cotton, black with big white polka dots, yippee! I also really like the retro dress; I have a lovely plum floral linen that would work for that. I like both the tunics views B and C and can see them in a print cotton damask. I have to say that the skirt to wear with these tunics would be best as a simple (no pleats) pencil skirt; That would be my preference. I haven't sewn Simplicity for 30 years but think the smaller size would be best for me.

  104. harrysmom July 15th

    I have not worn a dress in about 20 years. I love the lines in A and would make it using light weight summer linen. I use size 14 with petite adjustments.
    Thank you

  105. pattilynn July 15th

    this is so cute! I would love this in a 10-18 size. I found a cute gingham with a flower that would be perfect with this

  106. liinco July 15th

    For this pattern, I would use a silk look fabric that has a little body to it. I would make the tunic top C and the skirt E, size 10-18.

  107. User avater Liberty1889 July 15th

    Since this pattern is somewhat structured, I would make the top and skirt in a nice solid shade of pique fabric. It would then look great with a hand knitted summer shawl. I would like to win the pattern in the 10-18 size.

  108. User avater scook37003 July 15th

    Sewing and making clothes my own is not only fun but also gratifying. I will need size 10-18.

  109. User avater SewDiva68 July 15th

    I love the retro vibe this pattern has. I would do the pants and top in a stretch sateen in a vintage mosaic print. Size 10-18.

  110. User avater wannasew2 July 15th

    Hello. I would make vie B and E. Need size 20W-28W. Would also use a stretch woven. Thank you.

  111. whitedove_56 July 15th

    The patterns are pretty and look to be very cool. I have been looking for a summer pattern like this one since I live in Texas it gets very humid and hot. To make the pants and shirt I would use a type of linen making pants dark blue, the shirt a white print. These colors can be worn as casual or casual dressy like at a church social. The size I would like to win would be the 20 W - 28W Pattern.

  112. User avater sewhappybjm July 15th

    I would use a blue print knit to make the dress in the larger size pattern. I couldn't edit the previous comment.

  113. User avater sewhappybjm July 15th

    I would love to make the dress from this pattern. I would probably use a beautiful blue print knit.

  114. Magnolia52 July 15th

    With the side 20 - 28 pattern, I would take up the SWAP challenge of my local sewing club. It would be a great time to use some of my stash. Maybe linen pants paired with a fun Frieda Kahlo print for the top and the dress in a plum ponte. Great pattern to finish out the summer and get ready to make a few transitional pieces for the fall. Thanks for highlighting this pattern.

  115. User avater zapper45701 July 15th

    I need the largest of the pattern sizes. I'm 6' tall and have never been called petite. I make a great many of my garments. Off-the-rack doesn't work for me.

  116. user-1069319 July 15th

    I would make this pattern in a silk shantung and hope to win the pattern in size 10-18.

  117. Ms_C July 15th

    This is a lovely pattern.

  118. User avater SandyAllen July 15th

    I would make the dress first because it is adorable! I would like to win the size 20W pattern.

  119. User avater Lady_D July 15th

    I'd love to win this pattern in size 20W-28W. I would make the tunic (view C) first, but with the sleeves from the dress pattern added, followed by the slacks (view D) both in either a light weight linnen or cotton, as heavy weight fabrics can rarely be used in garments here due to the near constant warmth here in the deep south, USA. I might not stop there though. I find the dress also very attractive, though it's been a very long time since I regularly wore dresses...

  120. User avater user-1046391 July 15th

    I have been using Simplicity Patterns for at least 35 years and they are my favorite, bar none. I would love to win this pattern so I can sew an outfit for my daughter. Size 10-18, please. Thanks!

  121. User avater modestoash July 15th

    I'm digging the top and the skirt out of a brushed tencel in a nice sage green. It would be great as separates and also worn together. I would make it out of the 10-18 size pattern. It would be delicious!

  122. User avater beadembroiderer July 15th

    I would like size 10-18. I really like the dress and I would make it with fabric that is good for the transition between Summer and Fall, like a light subscribe. Or dressy with a silky print.


  123. User avater Kbeths July 15th

    I love the tunic top, size 10-18 for me. I live all the options

  124. User avater tgwgws July 15th

    I would make view B, but add sleeves using a light to mid-weight linen fabric. I would like to win a size 20W-28W pattern.

  125. User avater millie8490 July 15th

    size 10-18. love the scoop neck dress and the side zipper skirt looks fun too!!

  126. User avater LindaCdnRock July 15th

    I would make the tunic top but with the short sleeves and the matching pant. Perfect for work! I would need the larger size pattern though please!! Size 20+ svp! A great outfit with some great lines.

  127. user-3264461 July 15th

    I would make C,D and would use sky blu linen fabric or a nice floral cotton, spandex… Size 20W-28W… This is a lovely pattern!

  128. snowm July 15th

    I would make the dress out of a lovely cotton print that I have in my stash. Thanks!

  129. User avater Mserratt July 15th

    This pattern would be perfect for me size 10-18. I have several fabrics selections in mind one is a woven with a bit of stretch in it that I would use to sew the skirt and topfor my mother and then I have some chambray and vintage floral print wovens I would use to make both tops,the pants and the dress.

  130. User avater rxxanne July 15th

    20W - 28W Please. What do you think about linen and Ultra suede?

  131. scarfette July 15th

    If I won the pattern, size 10-18, I would make top B and the slacks. I have a lovely ponte knit that I would use.

  132. User avater bobbie12345 July 15th

    Very nice combo. Will make a great wardrobe for summer & fall. I have plenty of fabric to choose from so I don't have to worry about purchasing any fabric. If I should win I'd like the 10 to 18 size. Thanks for the great offer.

  133. DaisyM July 15th

    This looks like a pretty basic pattern. I think that's something I can do. Size 10-18.

  134. User avater peej2 July 15th

    I would love this pattern in 10-18. I would make all the pieces in mix and match solids and bright "Lilly Pulitzer" type prints. There are some great ones at JoAnn's right now and I've been wondering what I'd use them for. This pattern would be perfect.

  135. DrivesSewMachBest July 15th

    Ooooh YES!, I could live with this pattern in the 10 - 18 size and fit it first for myself (as I've done nothing for me in yrs.) and secondly for my a little larger daughter. Of course, she'd have to do most of her own sewing! (If mom makes things, they typically don't get worn more than once, but if she has a hand in it, somehow it become HERS!)
    TWO for ONE (pattern) at our home!

  136. DrivesSewMachBest July 15th

    Ooooh YES!, I could live with this pattern in the 10 - 18 size and fit it first for myself (as I've done nothing for me in yrs.) and secondly for my a little larger daughter. Of course, she'd have to do most of her own sewing! (If mom makes things, they typically don't get worn more than once, but if she has a hand in it, somehow it become HERS!)
    TWO for ONE (pattern) at our home!

  137. User avater prpr July 15th

    What a great pattern, so versatile, and I love the princess seams! I have several pieces of silk/linen in various shades of peach that I can see using for the tunic, skirt, and slacks. Plus, I have several other summer fabrics in my stash that I'd use for the dress. I'd use the size 10-18 pattern.

  138. User avater JaneTisell July 15th

    Lovely pattern! I have a gorgeous sliver/black brocade I would use for this (might need to piece with plain black). Size 10-18 if I'm lucky :)
    Thank you.

  139. User avater wicked_stitcher July 15th

    why, i'd put my curves into the (W)women's size range and use a luxurious wool to create this dress. i love the shaped hem, and might maybe use it on the dress as well as the featured top, making it a bit edgier than the dress interpretation! thanks, maybe i'll be the random marauder on this one.

  140. User avater DianaLouise July 15th

    Love this pattern in size 12 please. Many thanks~Diana

  141. User avater Threadysetgo July 15th

    I would love the 10-18 pattern! I think the dress would be lovely in a plum-colored ponte knit for fall.

  142. User avater debmct45 July 15th

    I would like to win the size 20-28 pattern because I think it is flattering to all figures. It is easier to down size the pattern than i need to than take a chance on the other sizes being too small I think.

  143. User avater dzturtle July 15th

    I would be so excited to win the 20W-28W pattern. I would make views C & D first in a nice cool linen and wear it to work. I would love to make the view A dress too in a fun, summery print. Depending on the fit of the first project, I'd probably want to make several views in coordinating fabrics to mix & match! This looks like a very versatile pattern.

  144. User avater YKKate July 15th

    I would use this pattern to make a printed dress and solid coloured top and pants. I would choose organic cotton / linen fabric. I would like the pattern in the smaller size range.

  145. User avater joannelse July 15th

    I would love to make the dress with a yellow linen. I used to have a yellow dress I loved, but alas, it got too small and I gave it away. I would like size 10-18.

  146. User avater pamg July 15th

    I would make the pieces in a cotton-linen blend - in a print and solid to make a coordinates. I'd like the Misses size as I am entering to win for a friend! I am donating a LOAD of fabric to this friend - as soon as I can get it all together!
    ;-)

  147. bettystitch July 15th

    The pants and tunic combo look fun and comfortable. I would start there using some red linen from my stash.
    The 10-18 size range would suit me just fine, Thank you.

  148. bettystitch July 15th

    The pants and tunic combo look fun and comfortable. I would start there using some red linen from my stash.
    The 10-18 size range would suit me just fine, Thank you.

  149. User avater Ludvik July 15th

    Would love to win the size 10-18 pattern. The top and pants would be great in a linen material. Good luck to everyone.

  150. user-907338 July 15th

    I would use the misses size pattern to make the bones of a travel wardrobe w/ a ponte knit. I would make the tunic out of a muted floral print, using a coordinating solid to make the neck band. I would make the skirt out of the print and the pants out of the solid. I would make a second pair of pants, using the print, adding a solid band at the bottom.

  151. deathofme July 15th

    I could make this for my sister in law, instaed of drafting a pattern for her. I would like the 22-28W pattern please.

  152. User avater Rhonda27 July 15th

    Top B and Bottom D in a Chocolate Brown pants in a chino or poplin. I think the lines in this pattern are very classy. My pattern size I hope to win is the smaller of the 2 choices.

  153. user-3391008 July 15th

    I would make in a pique, size 14!

  154. User avater furballs July 15th

    Be very nice to win the larger size pattern, 22-28' as I still haven't shrunk enough to fit something smaller. Love princess seams !

  155. User avater user-1138186 July 15th

    I would love to win this pattern in the larger size. I have a beautiful piece of silk from Hong Kong that would look lovely in the top. I have been saving the silk for a couple of years and now is the time to sew it. It would make a great outfit for our 50th wedding anniversary trip.

  156. User avater mizzmuskrat July 15th

    Awesome pattern that is very flattering for all sizes. Have just purchased paisley material that would look wonderful. I would love the size 10-18. Good luck everyone!

  157. User avater user-1138186 July 15th

    I would love to win this pattern in the 20W-24W size. I have a beautiful piece of silk from Hong Kong that would look lovely in the top. I have been saving the silk for a couple of years and now is the time to sew it. It would make a great outfit for our 50th wedding anniversary trip.

  158. user-3088787 July 15th

    I like the princess seaming in the front and that it could be used for a mini wardrobe. I have some fabric that was given to me that would be perfect. Size 10 to 18 please if I win.

  159. user-3088787 July 15th

    I like the princess seaming in the front and that it could be used for a mini wardrobe. I have some fabric that was given to me that would be perfect. Size 10 to 18 please if I win.

  160. User avater Calama July 15th

    Love the pants and top assemble, I have a silk suiting that would be nice for the pants. Perhaps a stretch medium weight cotton woven for the top. I would use the 10-18 size

  161. QuiltinBarb July 15th

    I would like to win the 20W-28W pattern! I like the lines & simple design!

  162. LeslieD July 15th

    Well, I really like the pants and tunic and have a piece of chambray colored Ralph Lauren stretch linen that would be great for both the tunic and pants. I also have some classic white linen that would be great in the dress or the skirt! Perfect for our weather right now...104 today. I've been wanting to use those pieces of linen fabric for a long time! The 10-18 will work for me.

  163. User avater SEGnesa July 15th

    This is just too cute. The pants and top would suit my figure exactly.

  164. DBurchard July 15th

    i would make the "dress" in a lightweight cotton batik fabric, then make a co-ordinating pair of solid cotton pants to go with it. I love the sleeveless version, but it wouldn't be as flattering for me. I would need the 10-18 version of the pattern. Thank you.

  165. User avater EllACee July 15th

    I'd make the tunic and pants in teal poplin. Pattern size 10-18 would be great.

  166. User avater Jeannieart July 15th

    The patter size would be 10-18. The fabric would be a woven stretch. Tiny floral/geometric and a solid. This would be a mix and match set of clothes. a solid and a geo/floral skirt and pants. Geo/floras and solid top with contrast band. Might add cap sleeves to one of the tank tops as well as to the dress.

  167. csblum July 15th

    I would make a top of various knit pieces on pattern B. Then I would make the pants out of a black linen that I have. I would need the 10-18 size range.

  168. User avater BrewCrewof5 July 15th

    I love this pattern-how flattering for any size! I would love the 10-18. Thanks!

  169. Newald July 15th

    I love pieces C & D and think a lovely coral in a floral print would be lovely in size 20W-28W. Thank you for the opportunity to try to win.

  170. karynfell July 15th

    What a versatile pattern,I love the lines,so flattering. I would love to shop for a fabric that would be perfect for this pattern. I would need the size 20-28 size. Thank you for all your great tips.

  171. user-182771 July 15th

    I would love to make the tunic (with sleeves) in the larger size option.

  172. User avater BarbaraTW July 15th

    I have linen like fabrics that would look nice for a dress or tunic. I would need the size 10-18. Hope to win!

  173. gailete July 15th

    I would love to win the plus size pattern, but before going through my 8-10 boxes of stash fabric, I would need to know haw much fabric I need. This is a great pattern for making mix and match pieces. My favorite pattern wi a wardrobe pattern that has three or more garments in one pattern.

  174. User avater jolevitt July 15th

    I love the lines on this pattern. It's so easy to adjust a size with it. I have a beautiful yellow piece of silk that would look stunning. I need the 20W-28W. So exciting.

  175. User avater NGuy July 15th

    I have a piece of summery navy white and turquoise pique that is just waiting to be that dress! I would like the 20-28 pattern if I win.

  176. user-2000869 July 15th

    I love the neckline on this! B and D are what I would make-I have some really pretty coordinating linen blends in forest greens that would work well for these pieces.
    Size 10-18 would be appropriate, as I could grade up or down as needed. Thanks for the chance to win!

  177. User avater Michelesews July 15th

    What a versatile pattern! I would love to win the 20W - 28W sized pattern.

  178. User avater sewnonnie July 15th

    This pattern is adorable! I can see me making an entire wardrobe with this one pattern. I would use a solid linen for pants and skirt with a small print for the dress. The top would be of a cotton or linen print to complement the linen pants.
    Then I would make a solid dress to accent the wonderful princess seams. I will need a size 10-18 pattern.

  179. User avater MarieV61 July 15th

    Living in a tropical climate and wanting to do some stash busting, I'd like to make the skirt in a solid teal polylinen like fabric with a co-ordinating multicoloured cotton top - size 10-18.

  180. kroae July 15th

    I would love to make a really nice Capri pants outfit. It would be a great go-everywhere outfit. I'd probably make several in bright prints and mixable solids. I'd need the larger size (at least for a while). :-)

  181. User avater jfpetutti July 15th

    This pattern looks like it's just what I am looking for. There seems to be a number of places to use for adjustments. My size would need to be in a petite 10-18. I particularly like the dress and I have some beautiful fabrics I would like to try this pattern with. It looks like I could make a whole new wardrobe with it!

  182. sewing_teacher July 15th

    Love the many version choices that this pattern provides. Princess seam dresses were a favorite of mine many years ago.

  183. andie_o July 15th

    I love the front lines of the dress, it's perfect for my tummy. I think I would use a muted floral summer cotton. Yea, a trip to the fabric store. Size 10-18. Thanks for the chance.

  184. User avater ldybkpr July 15th

    I would make the tunic and pants out of a nice linen in a nice green color. I would need size 20W-28W pattern.

  185. User avater Girlyb July 15th

    I love these patterns. Very lady like. I would probably use a fabric that was medium weight and had a small print. I would use an coordinating fabric to accent the button ties on the side. I would love to make it for myself, so I would need a 10-12 for the sizing.

  186. gypsycowgirl July 15th

    I would make top and pants, size 10-18. I would make it in a watercolor effect print. Thanks, Laura

  187. User avater Rosiegma July 15th

    Hello, what a nice pattern. I would make the tunic and skirt out of chambray and could even wear a light jacket with it for cooler weather...I could make a couple of the dresses...I so love dresses.... I would like to win the 20+ size as I am a larger girl...Thank you for the giveaway....

  188. sewgramms July 15th

    I would do it in linen. A print top with a solid skirt in 10-18.

  189. User avater bubblebear July 15th

    Would love the size 10-18 to make a wardrobe of each piece. I have a chocolate brown one way stretch fabric as well as a shiny beige fabric that would look awesome as a contrast to the top and dress look.

  190. user-234821 July 15th

    The weather here in New Mexico is getting hoter and hoter! I need more clothes I can throw on and go. This pattern (size 22W-28W) would be perfect!

  191. User avater Andysmom July 15th

    I need to go to a different type of wedding this fall. It is called an
    I-DO-BQ. The invite says BBQ casual but I feel perhaps something a step above basic jeans and tee might be about right. This pattern would be perfect, I could make the top adding sleeves and the pants, or I was thinking of the sleeveless top as a vest and the pant. Either would be the look I am wanting. Size 20W-28W would be perfect.

  192. User avater countessa July 14th

    This looks like such a nice versatile pattern. Love the top! Either size would be good, as just on the border. Thanks.

  193. User avater CatDoesIt July 14th

    These are so cute! Lots of lines to have the perfect fit. I would like a 10-18 pattern, please!

  194. User avater Atelier_Alma July 14th

    If I win this pattern, I would make a dress A and I will use polka dot linen in chocolate and white colour. I would like to win size 10-18 pattern.

  195. Robin809 July 14th

    I would love to win this pattern in the 10-18

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