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Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway

May 18, 2015
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In this giveaway, you could win Simplicity’s Threads pattern number 1168. We’ll randomly select two lucky Threads online members to receive the pattern. If you have not yet entered one of our giveaways, this is the time to give it a try.

DRESS AND JACKET PATTERN
The pattern includes options for a short sleeve dress or a dress with no sleeves. It also includes two different jacket styles. The fun design is youthful, yet sophisticated, and it’s available in a wide range of sizes from US size 6 to size 24. You’ll find the pattern reviewed in “Pattern Review” in Threads #178. Visit Simplicity‘s website to find other great Threads patterns.

LEAVE A COMMENT TO WIN
This giveaway is available to all Threads online users. Enter by leaving a comment below explaining what garment style you most like to sew. All comments must be submitted by Midnight EST, May 25. Winners will be randomly chosen and announced during the week of May 25. Be sure to check your email that week to see if you’ve won.

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  1. User avater Maydge July 3rd

    Dresses! They are great to make and fun to wear. I find them easy to accent and alter to fit different occasions. Just like a burger, a girl can't go wrong with a dress :)

  2. User avater MiriamMichelle June 2nd

    I agree, this looks like something Jackie Onassis would have loved. Elegant and classic. That's what I'm really loving to sew. I want to sew things that will never be out of style.

  3. user-3400046 June 2nd

    This pattern is a timeless style. It looks like couture that Jackie Kennedy Onasis wore. I like that it has a coat/ jacket pattern too. This would be great for an evening dinner.

  4. User avater user-1109384 May 26th

    Uncluttered lines are my favorites. A-line dresses and sheaths work best and are the easiest to wear and to travel for business with. All you need is a little Channel-type jacket, a scarf or jewelry to entirely change your look! Unusual jackets always catch my eye...

  5. user-3594359 May 26th

    I like to sew flirty sundresses for my daughter, and casual style for myself.

  6. User avater sewsilly4ads May 24th

    There are still times at work, that a professional and classy outfit speaks volumes for you, but the ability to be comfortable can't be understated. I still like dressing up for church, and this dress with jacket is the perfect combination for both work and church.

  7. User avater jenbot25 May 24th

    I like to sew jackets and coats. These tend to be more expensive in RTW than other types of garments and they can be so beautifully customized and unique if you sew them yourself - as well as cost saving.

  8. User avater feelingblessed May 24th

    It's been a while since I have sewn a zipper in a garment. I am ready to attempt this task with some help from Threads. I would like to also attempt the matching coat to complete a wonderful outfit.

  9. ciecie May 23rd

    1168 is beautiful and can be used in different styles. Jacket is suitable for many different occasions. Would love to make it in different fabrics
    for dress or casual.

    .

  10. User avater Maydge May 23rd

    Class. There are so many fabric styles out there that with the right pattern, one can look like a million dollars.

  11. Denisedesigns May 22nd

    Wow! this outfit would look so chic to wear for my daughters upcoming graduation!

  12. User avater Countessa May 21st

    I like to sew nice tops that can be used for everyday and vacation.

  13. user-4917465 May 21st

    I like to sew tops and dresses.
    ~Amy

  14. helen31406 May 21st

    Larger size ladies prefer simple lines with sleeves. This pattern is perfect for a slimming effect. Also the jacket in two lengths allows for a casual or sophisticated design. I really like this pattern!!!

  15. cbeck1666 May 20th

    I love the tops I can sew to wear with dress pants!

  16. cbeck1666 May 20th

    I love this pattern! Thanks for being so generous!

  17. User avater GracefulSewing May 20th

    I like to sew groups of classic pieces that all mix and match to create a wardrobe capsule. I will usually choose a fabric for a pair or pants or a skirt, and then I will choose a jacket fabric, a tank fabric, a shell or t-shirt fabric, and a blouse fabric. Then I will choose a print fabric for a long skirt that goes with the solid tank and shell or t-shirt. Sometimes I will add a dress. When finished a have a new capsule of separates that go-together and when packed require only 1 or 2 pairs of shoes, 1 purse, and 1 or 2 suites of jewelry to create many looks.

  18. Marrbil May 20th

    Simple, classic lines whether on dresses or suits.

  19. joanrob8 May 19th

    I like making capris. it's warm here so, I like to make cool sume clothes

  20. user-1062320 May 19th

    I like clothing with a somewhat tailored look but will try anything that catches my eye!

  21. Carly_Sue May 19th

    Any classic style. I love the vintage, french, classic looks in clothing.

  22. nsteers May 19th

    I am new to sewing, but I like to sew simple skirts and dresses that are custom fit to me. It is hard to find shorter dresses that are both long enough for me and fitted through the bodice!

  23. spatch May 18th

    Dresses that are simple in design and made in an everyday fabric are my go to pattern choice. Don't need many going out or special occasion items, so focus on what is easy to wear (and wash). So much easier to sew today that when I started 47 years ago and this pattern is a great example of versatility. That coat could also be a tunic dress. Thanks for the give away.

  24. nujoi1908 May 18th

    Maxi dresses because they are easy. Lined A-line skirts because they are hard to find in stores.

  25. User avater Camielle May 18th

    I like to sew lined dresses and tops the best. Also lined jackets I guess. They look nicer, feel nicer to wear, and last longer.

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