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Vote for the Winner of the 2014 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

Help determine the winner of this years Spring Fashion Challenge by choosing your favorite by casting your vote.
This years winner will receive a Husqvarna Viking Designer Topaz 25 embroidery and sewing machine worth $2,299.00.
The lucky winner will also receive a $100 gift card to online fabric store GorgeousFabrics!
Help determine the winner of this years Spring Fashion Challenge by choosing your favorite by casting your vote.

Help determine the winner of this year's Spring Fashion Challenge by choosing your favorite by casting your vote.

The top 5 semifinalists in the 2014 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge have been chosen.

This year's submissions blew us away! There were close to 100 beautiful and creative garments, making it nearly impossible for Threads editors to pick only 5. However, we've managed to narrow down the field to five fabulous finalist. Entries where judged on inspiration, technique, skill, and design.

Help determine the winner of this year's Spring Fashion Challenge by choosing your favorite submission from the poll below. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 6, and the winner will be announced the week of June 9.

The entry with the most votes will receive two fabulous prizes – a Husqvarna Viking Designer Topaz 25 embroidery and sewing machine worth $2,299.00, and a $100 gift card to GorgeousFabrics.

Good luck to this years semifinalists!

Here are this year's semifinalists, in no particular order.

Hand-sewn Short Fitted Tank Dress by ThanksImadethem

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Lovely Stripes: The Mabel Dress by emilyhallman

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Moto Jacket by hautestuff

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Preserverane Dress by PoldaPop

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Vera Wang inspired spring-time wedding dress by michaelabyers

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Don't forget to check out all of the entries in the contest gallery. Thank you to all that entered!

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Comments (25)

michaelabyers michaelabyers writes: I just want to say thank you again! This has already been an amazing experience and I feel so humbled and blessed to have received so many compliments for my wedding dress. A few thought I was crazy to take on the task when I work full time, go to school full time and have a daughter to take care of, but when you're on a budget and have your dream dress in mind, I couldn't have settled for anything else. I'm stubborn like that, ha ha... BUT the wedding was lovely! May 31st was the big day and I couldn't ask for it to have been better. I think all the stress just released and I felt like I could sleep for 5 days straight! ha ha I'll stop rambling, thank you again for the opportunity, I know my grandma is proud of me too :)
Posted: 1:54 pm on June 6th

user-3306204 user-3306204 writes: Congratulations to all of the semi-finalists! You all did an amazing job, making it very difficult to choose just one winner!
Posted: 6:37 pm on June 5th

PoldaPop PoldaPop writes: I'm so happy to have been picked as a finalist - Thank you Threads & SewStylish! I love all of the garments, and there's such a range represented here. Thank you for hosting the contest and good luck, Everyone!

Posted: 3:14 pm on June 5th

Sewaholic Sewaholic writes: All of these entries deserve a prize - very hard to choose just one! Beautiful work all of you!!
Posted: 9:13 pm on June 4th

MargieW MargieW writes: All semi finalists did a fantastic job! For first time top stitching...amazing!! That's the first thing I noticed on your jacket.
Creating the fabric by cutting away and stitching around the openings is done very well. And all by hand!!!
I love the detail of the striped dress. All your work shows in an excellent dress!
My favorite is the wedding dress. That is just an amazing creation for someone who has only made one other dress...you blow my mind!! So much detail, all the different treatments and varying shades of coordinating colors. You did an outstanding job. My congratulations to you! I hope you win. You deserve it!
Posted: 7:42 pm on June 4th

CaroLeeWI CaroLeeWI writes: I love to see what others create and it was difficult to choose the design that interested me most. I also love to see unique technique.
Posted: 12:47 pm on May 31st

SewingSadie SewingSadie writes: Ladies, ladies, ladies - you ALL did such truly beautiful work! You ALL deserve a prize!!! Thank you for sharing your trials and successes. Congratulations to each and every one of you!!!
Posted: 12:29 am on May 29th

SharonPicone SharonPicone writes: Congrats to all the semifinalists for a job well done. Though everyone did beautiful work, I've voted for my personal favorite.
Posted: 7:21 am on May 28th

user-2607334 user-2607334 writes: I love to sew! When I see the beautiful things others are creating, it continues to inspire me. Congrats to you all for such nice entries.
Posted: 10:29 pm on May 27th

stubblytroll stubblytroll writes: Gypsyflower, there's one in every bunch, isn't there. Everyone else is too polite to say this, but I'm not. If what you say is true, where IS your entry?

I, too, think the entries are beautiful, and it was a hard choice. Good luck! : )
Posted: 10:19 pm on May 27th

agapantha agapantha writes: Wow. What a range of techniques and skill! I'd love to see all entries- can't imagine having to narrow it down to five.

The skill that amazes me most is the ability to sew fabulous clothing in one's sleep. Astounding. It's all I can do to sleep in my sleep.
Posted: 10:07 pm on May 27th

marijke1 marijke1 writes: I wish I had seen all the entrants -- I am sure the dresses were all beautiful. The selections above are all very nicely done. Quite impressive.

Just wanted to say that I was really disappointed to see that negative comment. Thanks to those who also suggested that has no place in this forum.


Posted: 6:32 pm on May 27th

michaelabyers michaelabyers writes: I agree with you kneedlez, it's sad to see the harsh comments. I think this should be a place that we can encourage each other, share tips & tricks and help one another in our craft. I am thankful to be a finalist, but I think everyone that entered did an awesome job!
Posted: 10:16 am on May 27th

kneedlez kneedlez writes: Sewests (plural) - correction
Posted: 10:12 am on May 25th

kneedlez kneedlez writes: I continue to be amazed with negative commentary that offers nothing constructive, just mean spirited. I would imagine narrowing entries to finalists is difficult. It would be impossible to make everyone happy. And, here I thought sewest were a convivial lot :-)
Posted: 10:11 am on May 25th

gypsyflower gypsyflower writes: i could sew better dresses then all of those except maybe the last one in my sleep.
Posted: 12:56 am on May 24th

curlysuzieq curlysuzieq writes: They are all stunning! Congrats on your beautiful work all!
Posted: 8:37 pm on May 23rd

beadembroiderer beadembroiderer writes: I'm not voting because I can't believe you did not include the spaghetti-strapped wedding gown with the colored lining. I loved that one!
Posted: 5:55 pm on May 23rd

user-1127959 user-1127959 writes: Can I vote for more than one. Tha bio on the wedding dress is absolutely amazing. She's been sewing for 1 year! I'm ashamed of myself. She is amazing. That Mto jacket is truly amazing also. All of them deserve to win
Posted: 5:15 pm on May 23rd

user-1127959 user-1127959 writes:
Posted: 5:12 pm on May 23rd

RedPointTailor RedPointTailor writes: Difficult choice! All so different and lovely!
Posted: 5:05 pm on May 23rd

ThanksImadethem ThanksImadethem writes: Congrats to all entrants. Thanks for the chance to win. Good luck everyone!
Posted: 4:57 pm on May 23rd

Jennysews2 Jennysews2 writes: So hard to choose!
Posted: 4:51 pm on May 23rd

geriroyer geriroyer writes:
Posted: 2:33 pm on May 23rd

michaelabyers michaelabyers writes: Thank you so much for the opportunity! I'm so excited!
Posted: 2:10 pm on May 23rd

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