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Christine Haynes Pattern and Book Giveaway

The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction, by Christine Haynes (Creative Publishing International, 2014)
Christine Haynes Derby Dress Pattern
Christine Haynes Derby Dress Pattern
Christine Haynes Rosemary Collar Pattern
Christine Haynes Rosemary Collar Pattern
Christine Haynes Emery Dress Pattern
Christine Haynes Emery Dress Pattern
The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction, by Christine Haynes (Creative Publishing International, 2014)

"The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction," by Christine Haynes (Creative Publishing International, 2014)

Photo: Creative Publishing International

INSIDE THE GUIDEBOOK
Do you have questions about tools, patterns, construction, or sewing in general? If so, Christine Haynes' book, The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction (Creative Publishing International, 2014), has the answers. This descriptive sewing guidebook is ideal for beginners and those just looking to brush up on the basics. Christine will teach you how to take proper body measurements, select the right fabrics, insert zippers, apply collars, and more, all with clean, step-by-step photos and instructions! As an added bonus, this edition of Christine Haynes' book is signed by the author herself!

SIMPLE, STYLISH PATTERNS
Christine Haynes' Derby, Rosemary, and Emery patterns have a difficulty rating of 1-3 out of 5.These patterns are ideal for all beginner and intermediate sewers who want to construct classic garments.

  • The Derby Dress is a fun, swingy a-line sundress. View A has a peter pan collar, straps at the neck, and a gathered ruffle hem above the knee. View B has a bias-cut gathered ruffle at the neck, a tie belt, and also hits just above the knee.
  • The Rosemary Collar is an easy-to-sew Peter Pan collar. View A is made with the same fabric on both sides while View B is reversible with a different fabric on the underside.
  • The Emery Dress is is a vintage-inspired dress with fitted bodice and full skirt. The bodice is shaped with darts at the bust, waist, and back of the neck. The knee-lenth gathered skirt features in-seam pockets and a 2-inch hem. View A has short set-in sleeves and a flat bow at the waist. View B has 3/4 length set-in sleeves and a flat pointed collar.

All of the patterns described above are designed for lightweight woven fabrics.

ENTER TO WIN
Which of the patterns listed above would you be most excited to make? Submit your answer in the comment section below and Threads will choose one random winner. You must comment by 11:59 p.m. EDT on August 08, to be eligible to win. The winner will be announced during the week of August 11. Good Luck!

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Comments (203)

user-3032185 user-3032185 writes: The Emery Dress would be my choice. A classic look suitable for all ages.
Posted: 10:21 pm on August 9th

dsantil71 dsantil71 writes: I'm torn between the Emory Dress & View A of the Derby Dress!
Posted: 10:17 pm on August 8th

idosew idosew writes: This looks very good! Emery dress for me.
Posted: 9:27 pm on August 8th

NikkiHuff NikkiHuff writes: It seems like I'm the only person on the planet who hasn't tried the Emery Dress pattern. Every version I've seen is adorable and fits beautifully.
Posted: 3:57 pm on August 8th

user-1126774 user-1126774 writes: I would make the Derby dress, view B without the ruffle at the neck. I'm just not a ruffle-y type of person, but I the cut of the rest of the dress.
Posted: 2:10 pm on August 8th

user-2613251 user-2613251 writes: I would love to make the vintage style dress. I'm going to a 60's theme wedding. It would be great fun to dress the part.
Posted: 1:55 pm on August 8th

user-81142 user-81142 writes: I love the derby dress, I live in KY
Posted: 1:49 pm on August 8th

curlyski curlyski writes: The Derby dress looks fun and easy to wear. The peter pan collar would be a great accessory! Would love to get this book on my hands!
Posted: 12:14 pm on August 8th

crepec crepec writes: The derby dress is a fresh and flirty pattern with so many fabric combination options! Love it.
Posted: 4:39 am on August 8th

jackiew jackiew writes: I think it would have to be the Emery Dress, I much prefer a full skirt to an A line and knee length to above the knee
Posted: 3:59 am on August 8th

annsantist annsantist writes: The Emory dress is so popular right now I think it's time for a little black dress. My daughter would love it also so learning a little for about fitting would be fabulous.
Posted: 6:58 pm on August 7th

jbnelson41 jbnelson41 writes: I would love to sew The Derby pattern. Love the style of that dress it's made for plus size style that i'm seeing in it shape also size it down for my little dress also.
Posted: 6:24 pm on August 7th

user-2825011 user-2825011 writes: I can picture the Emery Dress in cute fall fabrics, from soft plaid flannels to delicate autumn-shaded prints. The Emery is a pattern I would enjoy stitching!
Posted: 3:40 pm on August 7th

user-1143794 user-1143794 writes: I have lost quite a lot of weight recently and would love to reward myself by making the Emery dress.
Posted: 3:00 pm on August 7th

arw112 arw112 writes: I would LOVE to make the Emery Dress.
Posted: 12:35 pm on August 7th

clb421 clb421 writes: The Derby... beautiful a-line..yet simply elegant. The book sounds interesting, informative, and exciting. A must buy!!

Posted: 6:05 am on August 7th

sewerdownunder sewerdownunder writes: I would sooo love to make the Derby Dress from this wonderful book.
Posted: 3:03 am on August 7th

GmaCma GmaCma writes: I love the sun so would probably enjoy the Derby Dress, but the Emery dress sounds like something I would wear more. So it would be the Emery dress for me!

Posted: 9:57 pm on August 6th

GmaCma GmaCma writes: I love the sun so would probably enjoy the Derby Dress, but the Emery dress sounds like something I would wear more. So it would be the Emery dress for me!

Posted: 9:56 pm on August 6th

user-2565019 user-2565019 writes: I'd like to make view B of the Derby dress. Very feminine yet comfy and casual.
Posted: 9:24 pm on August 6th

mycreation mycreation writes: Looks like an informative book. Thank-you for the chance to win.
Posted: 8:44 pm on August 6th

user-3049124 user-3049124 writes: I love the EMERY dress & would like to have that pattern.
Posted: 7:35 pm on August 6th

Letha Letha writes: I would love to make the Emery Dress. It is such a nice basic dress that can be made for so many different occasions.
Posted: 7:31 pm on August 6th

Sans6 Sans6 writes: I love the Emery dress-it reminds me of gorgeous 60s style.
Posted: 6:38 pm on August 6th

Debbie Debbie writes: For me the Emery Dress is the winner. I'd make it in a lightweight linen, and add a narrow leather belt. Would be perfect for work in the heat of the summer.
Posted: 3:28 pm on August 6th

ItaB ItaB writes: The Emery Dress sounds just right for me!
Posted: 3:22 pm on August 6th

WinterBull WinterBull writes: The Emery Dress is me to a T! I would make that dress in a heartbeat.
Posted: 2:58 pm on August 6th

chachito chachito writes: The Emery dress would be nice!
Posted: 2:28 pm on August 6th

BarbaraTW BarbaraTW writes: The Emery dress would be best suited for me. Thanks
Posted: 2:08 pm on August 6th

mrsviolet mrsviolet writes: I like the simplicity and versatility of the rosemary collar.
Can't wait to really look at the book!
Posted: 11:59 am on August 6th

little_spud little_spud writes: The Derby dress totally caught my eye! Looks so versatile. Would love to make it.
Posted: 11:27 am on August 6th

CAS48 CAS48 writes: I would like to make the vintage Emery dress.
Posted: 11:26 am on August 6th

greatgrammy greatgrammy writes: the Emery dress is the one ! this dress could be made either semi-casual, or elegant!!!
Posted: 11:21 am on August 6th

McCarty McCarty writes: I think the deby dress is just adorable. I can see making several of them and spending the whole summer in them.
Posted: 9:56 am on August 6th

SewMyDreams SewMyDreams writes: I like the emery--sleek and an air of sophistication Looking forward to the book, too
Posted: 9:35 am on August 6th

sewold sewold writes: The Emery dress looks practical and flattering - and I do like a pocket!
Posted: 9:12 am on August 6th

PeggyBremer PeggyBremer writes: The emery dress
Posted: 8:27 am on August 6th

Harikleia Harikleia writes: I like to make the Emery dress. Thank you.
Posted: 7:53 am on August 6th

Sheilarevans Sheilarevans writes: The Derby dress looks perfect. I'd love to make it.
Posted: 7:25 am on August 6th

Krisheld Krisheld writes: I love the Emery Dress you can tailored to your style. I could make many different versions.
Posted: 7:17 am on August 6th

kbarber9999 kbarber9999 writes: I love the Emery dress, classic!
Posted: 7:08 am on August 6th

GrubbyLaceMaker GrubbyLaceMaker writes: I would love to make the Emery Dress - it's got a whole raft of challenges and looks like it's versatile enough to "ring the changes" in order to make several different styles. I expect the pattern could even be amended to make separate top and skirt, thus making it even more useful!
Posted: 7:08 am on August 6th

PatHersl PatHersl writes: A second (third) generation wearing a Derby Dress. Great for grandgirl!
Posted: 6:40 am on August 6th

user-2855244 user-2855244 writes: I'd make the Emery Dress. I love vintage!
Posted: 6:20 am on August 6th

user-1131345 user-1131345 writes: The Derby dress for sure! Matching fabric and pattern is a challenge. But, when done right, the result is a favorite garment that lasts years! Glad to see it is a topic covered in the book!
Posted: 6:04 am on August 6th

Isis55 Isis55 writes: The Emery Dress is my favourite.
Posted: 5:31 am on August 6th

user-1110045 user-1110045 writes: I think the Emery Dress is a hands down winner! I love vintage fashion and I would look great in this dress. As a bonus I would be taught all sorts of new skills and gain understanding of construction basics too!
Posted: 4:48 am on August 6th

DaisyW DaisyW writes: The Emery Dress - I am looking for inspiration to tackle my fear of knits and this could be just the right inspiration.
Posted: 2:45 am on August 6th

LindaG7 LindaG7 writes: I think the Derby dress could be adapted to make a light, cool nightgown for the warm summer nights. A little lace, ribbon, and some cotton lawn...
Posted: 2:28 am on August 6th

CBetty CBetty writes: The Emery Dress is my favorite! I love its demure look.
Posted: 2:22 am on August 6th

Bazarle Bazarle writes: I have a strong preference for the Emery Dress...I just love vintage clothing with a modern touch.
Posted: 1:21 am on August 6th

xmisty xmisty writes: Wow this book sounds wonderful, all the patterns sound super, and i would love to learn to construct a dress i can sew small things like pillows and bags and clutches, but i have ventured into clothing very little as of yet as it sometimes gets confusing trying to learn it on my own,If i were to win i would want the derby dress as it sounds like it would be fun to learn to construct and i know the young ladies would love to see me make them something wearable for once .Good luck to all, and Happy Sewing!
Posted: 12:46 am on August 6th

dvorabz dvorabz writes: I would love to make the emery - it's just my style
Posted: 12:32 am on August 6th

Vane55a Vane55a writes: Oooh! I've seen such wonderful version of the Emery dress all over the internet. So I'd love to be in the running for this giveaway.
I've also heard such wonderful things about Christine's book too so I'd really like to get my hands on it.
Good luck everyone :)
Posted: 12:13 am on August 6th

Andysmom Andysmom writes: The Derby dress sounds like something I would like. A line dresses are so versatile. Plus....they can hide lots of figure enhancements. I hate the word flaws! I am looking so forward to the 60's styles coming back in. Cute A line dress, tights, boots and wrap midi length coat and I will be set for winter.

Posted: 12:13 am on August 6th

user-1114102 user-1114102 writes: I would love to make the Emery Dress! I already have some fabric in my stash that would be perfect!
Posted: 10:19 pm on August 5th

SondraMM SondraMM writes: Derby
Posted: 10:17 pm on August 5th

magickarma magickarma writes: The Emery Dress would be the pattern for me! Thank you for the opportunity~hope to win :-)

Posted: 10:02 pm on August 5th

smfsprout smfsprout writes: I would love to make the Derby Dress. Sounds like a great addition to my summer closet.
Posted: 9:47 pm on August 5th

LakewoodLady LakewoodLady writes: Oh, it would be the Emery dress for sure. I recently saw one of tv that sounds just like this pattern, only sleeveless. I loved that dress when I saw it. It was in a pretty shiny fabric, probably a satin or similar, but it was accented with crystal groupings in a fine geometric design. Very stunning. Would love to use this pattern to copy this stunning dressy dress.
Posted: 9:37 pm on August 5th

Bella1957 Bella1957 writes: Being born and raised in Derby City, I need to make the Derby :-)

Posted: 9:25 pm on August 5th

dheaney dheaney writes: The Derby Dress!!!!
My niece would look sooo cute in this dress.

Posted: 9:15 pm on August 5th

dheaney dheaney writes: The Derby Dress!!!!
My niece would look sooo cute in this dress.

Posted: 9:15 pm on August 5th

sewandgolf sewandgolf writes: The Emery dress with a fitted waist would suit my special husband to a "T". He always wants to know where my waist is.
Posted: 9:12 pm on August 5th

BeverlyT BeverlyT writes: The Emery Dress. It is clean and neat.
Posted: 8:59 pm on August 5th

cweetgal cweetgal writes: Wow thanks for the giveaway :)The book would be very useful for someone who learns only from books like me. The Emery Dress has perfect fit to flatter the figure. if I win i would love the Emery dress patter.
Posted: 8:58 pm on August 5th

Uglybeat Uglybeat writes: I would love to make the Emery dress---I've seen so many bloggers make the cutest versions of this! One can't have too many dresses, right? Ummm..... :)
Posted: 8:47 pm on August 5th

GinnySieben GinnySieben writes: The Emery dress! Reminds me of my childhood in the 60s!!!
Posted: 8:41 pm on August 5th

user-3088787 user-3088787 writes: I would like to make the emery dress if I win. Thanks for the chance to win.
Posted: 8:41 pm on August 5th

user-803717 user-803717 writes: I would like to make the "Emery" dress. I really like this style. I am happy for a chance to win Christine Haynes delightful book. Thanx for the opportunity.
Posted: 8:18 pm on August 5th

TishK TishK writes: I would make the Derby dress for my daughter, who lives in sundresses all summer.
Posted: 8:07 pm on August 5th

pssews pssews writes: The Derby dress looks very cute and a little retro. It would be fun to wear.
Posted: 7:46 pm on August 5th

luvstosew luvstosew writes: The Emery Dress is straight out of the 60s when I learned to sew dresses just like it! I would love to sew one again. Thanks for the opportunity to win.
Posted: 7:45 pm on August 5th

user-3556473 user-3556473 writes: I like the Emery Dress with long sleeves.
Posted: 7:34 pm on August 5th

user-372980 user-372980 writes: The Derby dress looks cool and versatile.
Posted: 7:30 pm on August 5th

user-2443803 user-2443803 writes: I would make the Derby dress for my daughter-in-law. Cute!
Posted: 7:25 pm on August 5th

snyman snyman writes: I would love to make the Derby dress pattern in particular the swing version which would be the perfect week end dress for our hot Queensland summers
Posted: 7:02 pm on August 5th

beegee beegee writes: I would like to make the Derby dress. Looks like a fun dress to make and wear.
Posted: 6:50 pm on August 5th

PigglyWigglyIdaho PigglyWigglyIdaho writes: The Emery Dress....classic lines, tailored and refined.
Posted: 6:48 pm on August 5th

sherbea sherbea writes: Gosh I love all three, but my first choice would be the Emery Dress. I love the vintage look it has. The book also sounds so interesting and informative, would love to have it.
Thank you so much for the opportunity.
Posted: 6:28 pm on August 5th

user-2684153 user-2684153 writes: I like the Derby Dress it sounds like it would be easy to make
Posted: 6:27 pm on August 5th

Changmom Changmom writes: The Derby Dress would be so cute for my daughter!
Posted: 6:24 pm on August 5th

sewingpatton sewingpatton writes: I would really to sew all 3!!! Both dresses are darling and options are endless with the collar!!!

Posted: 6:04 pm on August 5th

Sueze Sueze writes: The Emery Dress view B would be 1st on my list of make me outfits. I love vintage and this one sounds just yummy.
Posted: 6:00 pm on August 5th

hansen_carol hansen_carol writes: Love the Rosemary Collar. It would add a vintage-y flair to any t-shirt or plain dress with a drab neckline.
Posted: 5:56 pm on August 5th

user-3085935 user-3085935 writes: It would be the Emery dress for me. Higher neckline with optional collar, nice. I also like the zipper in the back. Often vintage inspired fashions have a side zip which isn't always as comfortable to me.
Posted: 5:47 pm on August 5th

user-1073924 user-1073924 writes: I would choose the Derby dress. Both styles are perfect for me. They make beautiful summer dresses.
Posted: 5:43 pm on August 5th

dmlackey dmlackey writes: Definitely EMORY... Vintage and stylish. Just for me!!
Posted: 5:39 pm on August 5th

user-82649 user-82649 writes: I like the Derby dress. It looks so cute!
Posted: 5:36 pm on August 5th

user-3086695 user-3086695 writes: Although it seems "simple" I think I would like to make the Rosemary collar, but use it with fabric, I have tambour embroidered.
Posted: 5:33 pm on August 5th

mep mep writes: I would make the Emery dress. I just finished her Sassy Librarian class & it was great!
Thanks
Posted: 5:32 pm on August 5th

user-2852417 user-2852417 writes: I like the Emery dress, and would love to win the prize.

Posted: 5:27 pm on August 5th

SUZZII SUZZII writes: Would love the Derby dress. Could use a new summer dress and it might work into a jumper for fall.
Posted: 5:22 pm on August 5th

sewindj sewindj writes: Yes I like the Emery dress, so classic, tailored and feminine!
Posted: 5:21 pm on August 5th

user-970821 user-970821 writes: I would love to make the Derby dress. Who couldn't use a beautiful sun dress? Cindy Cooper
Posted: 5:06 pm on August 5th

ckach ckach writes: This sounds like just the thing to help me make my projects just that much more finished and pofessional.
Posted: 4:53 pm on August 5th

Jan1404 Jan1404 writes: The Emery dress. It could be cute for a variety of ages to wear.
Posted: 4:52 pm on August 5th

Lady_D Lady_D writes: The Emery Dress is more my style than the other patterns listed here, but I would still have to alter it to suit my size and personal preferences - especially the collar...
Posted: 4:40 pm on August 5th

NGuy NGuy writes: The Emery dress - a classic with a custom fit!
Posted: 4:40 pm on August 5th

SEWNYA SEWNYA writes: The Darby Dress. Thanks.
Posted: 4:33 pm on August 5th

2much2so 2much2so writes: I love books! The dresses are really cute.
Posted: 4:32 pm on August 5th

Gjeometry Gjeometry writes: The emery dress, for sure! I've seen fellow bloggers sew it up and it looks good every time.
Posted: 4:32 pm on August 5th

waves_gulls waves_gulls writes: The Emery dress is my favorite.
Posted: 4:28 pm on August 5th

njean njean writes: I love the look of the Emery Dress-- and it's probably a good choice for a woman of my age!
Posted: 4:27 pm on August 5th

Anne27 Anne27 writes: I would love to sew up the Emery dress! It's had so many great reviews from a variety of different sewists that I believe it may be the TNT-to-be of my dreams!
Posted: 4:27 pm on August 5th

pattipat pattipat writes: The Emery Dress! Looks like a very versatile pattern. I think various fabric choices would enable me to make a variety of stylish dresses with the same pattern.
Posted: 4:24 pm on August 5th

karynfell karynfell writes: I would definitely try the Derby dress. It would be perfect for Saratoga Race Track in the summer.

Posted: 4:24 pm on August 5th

user-2412364 user-2412364 writes: I would try the Derby pattern first.

Posted: 4:07 pm on August 5th

TheSewingShrimp TheSewingShrimp writes: I love the Derby Dress! I'll definitely buy and make it, if I don't win! It's more than cute and perfect for summer.
Posted: 4:52 am on August 5th

BloodyClarey BloodyClarey writes: I have had my eye on the Emery since it was released. I've seen so many beautiful versions.
Posted: 4:38 am on August 4th

alibri alibri writes: Derby....an amazing title to sum up the characteristics a woman would want to own this pattern. The term derby reminds me of wealthy sophisticated socialights spending a casual afternoon at an infamous Kentucky Derby!
Posted: 10:07 am on August 3rd

user-90710 user-90710 writes: the emery dress. It looks so cute!

Posted: 8:00 pm on August 2nd

PatternD PatternD writes: The Derby Dress sounds very interesting.
Posted: 6:49 am on August 1st

SewCarrieAnn SewCarrieAnn writes: The Emery Dress is so popular. I would love to give it a try.
Posted: 7:23 pm on July 31st

jamaco jamaco writes: The Emery Dress. What a fun project!
Posted: 5:16 pm on July 31st

SharonPicone SharonPicone writes: I love, love, love the Emery dress! The book also would be extremely useful as a reference guide when constructing clothes.
Posted: 2:39 pm on July 31st

pewb pewb writes: I like the Emery dress. I think the fitted bodice and the full skirt will be just darling.
Posted: 11:32 pm on July 30th

ReneeDj ReneeDj writes: The Emery dress would be lovely! It's reminiscent (at least in my mind) of my elementary school days! XOXO
Posted: 8:24 pm on July 30th

youngseamstress youngseamstress writes: I would love to make the Emery dress! I've seen so many versions, and they're all gorgeous. I can really see myself wearing it!
Posted: 5:24 pm on July 30th

SansSouci572 SansSouci572 writes: A practical book with practical patterns.
Posted: 12:14 pm on July 30th

Snowfoxmomma Snowfoxmomma writes: I would love to make both the derby and darby patterns. I love the simple look and especially the fullness of the skirt that brings a vintage feel to it. I would enjoy putting a few of my own embellishments and wearing either out to a romantic picnic or a summer BBQ
Posted: 11:00 am on July 30th

MZW MZW writes: Am looking for a great book to sharpen my sewing skills. This book looks like it would do the trick. The derby dress sounds like a dress that I could use.
Posted: 10:43 am on July 30th

JessWerner JessWerner writes: I would love the Emery Dress pattern.
Posted: 8:51 am on July 30th

JennClem13 JennClem13 writes: I would love to make the Emery Dress. It's perfect for these hot summer days.
Posted: 8:12 am on July 30th

mgrough mgrough writes: Hi, the Derby dress for sure. It is a classic cut and line, one can be creative, stylish and an easy enough pattern to wear a dress with comfort and style.
Thank you for sharing and thank you for the contest offer.
Marilyn
Posted: 6:23 am on July 30th

user-2514846 user-2514846 writes: The Emery: I love it delicate and feminine, yet practical.
Posted: 4:39 am on July 30th

user-2677268 user-2677268 writes: Rosemary for remembrance ;)
Posted: 4:00 am on July 30th

user-1139316 user-1139316 writes: I love the Derby Dress. Not for me but I would love to make it for my granddaughter.
Posted: 11:42 pm on July 29th

lalorraine lalorraine writes: The Emery Dress! It would look fantastic on my niece. She has a gorgeous figure and this dress would look wonderful on her!
Posted: 11:23 pm on July 29th

SarahAiko SarahAiko writes: The Emery dress! Thanks for the giveaway!
Posted: 8:40 pm on July 29th

SculleryMaid SculleryMaid writes: The Derby Dress is just my style.
Posted: 5:41 pm on July 29th

gwynne24 gwynne24 writes: Definitely the Emery dress.
Posted: 4:34 pm on July 29th

tembo tembo writes: I already have the Emery Dress pattern, and would love to win the pattern for the Derby dress. Thank you.
Posted: 4:25 pm on July 29th

user-1127205 user-1127205 writes: I would definitely make the Derby dress. I'd love to win the book also.
Posted: 3:06 pm on July 29th

Smeebot Smeebot writes: The Emery dress! I'm signed up for a class to sew it in September.
Posted: 2:31 pm on July 29th

user-2471903 user-2471903 writes: I would love to make The Emery Dress!!!
Posted: 12:56 pm on July 29th

ShowandTellMeg ShowandTellMeg writes: I've been eye-ing the Emery Dress ever since it came out - it's such a great pattern for fun prints :) I love a simple dress that is easy to dress up or down. Thanks for the giveaway!
Posted: 12:35 pm on July 29th

graciemay graciemay writes: I love the Derby dress.
Posted: 12:21 pm on July 29th

almondrock almondrock writes: I love the idea of the emery dress being this perfect staple dress that works in any fabric. I love to do that
Posted: 11:53 am on July 29th

MsYourHonor MsYourHonor writes: Both The Derby and The Emery dress are adorable! As it stays warm in my neighborhood year round, I need some dresses and soon.
Posted: 11:33 am on July 29th

user-178494 user-178494 writes: I love the Emery dress!
Posted: 9:39 am on July 29th

Etcetorize Etcetorize writes: The Derby dress is really cute~
Posted: 8:37 am on July 29th

cecine cecine writes: the Emery Dress looks like perfect for me.

Posted: 8:36 am on July 29th

Grandma2six Grandma2six writes: I would love the Emery Dress. I like the flow and softness of the style, perfect for summer!
Posted: 8:12 am on July 29th

tshipe tshipe writes: The emery dress
Posted: 7:52 am on July 29th

MaryAnneR MaryAnneR writes: The Emery Dress would be the one for me!
Posted: 7:31 am on July 29th

Sindhoo Sindhoo writes: I would love to make Derby Dress for sure!
Posted: 6:07 am on July 29th

RebeccaWeathers RebeccaWeathers writes: I love both patterns,so it is hard to choose! But,if I have to choose then it would be the Derby pattern. I see so many possibilities with this design and I love it's simplicity. Thank you and good luck to everyone!
Posted: 3:50 am on July 29th

ShiningStar ShiningStar writes: I like Emery Dress. It's so classy.
Posted: 1:18 am on July 29th

LeandaM LeandaM writes: I am going with the Rosemary collar as it would be perfect for me to do as a project with a youth group that want to learn to sew. This book would be fantastic to help with that too.

Posted: 12:26 am on July 29th

gypsysue gypsysue writes: Love the Rosemary collar, but my first choice would be the Emery!!
Posted: 11:38 pm on July 28th

Laisi Laisi writes: The Derby pattern has the most interesting details; I especially like the style lines.
Posted: 10:13 pm on July 28th

user-1035281 user-1035281 writes: I would like to try all three patterns!
Posted: 9:52 pm on July 28th

malsews malsews writes: I love the vintage Emery Dress, but I no longer have the figure for it, so I will choose my second love - the Derby dress! I already have a detachable collar pattern.
Posted: 8:48 pm on July 28th

jbryant984 jbryant984 writes: The Emory dress! This style brings back memories. Would love to make the dress. Thanks!
Posted: 8:26 pm on July 28th

sapientsaphead sapientsaphead writes: The Derby Dress - I've been looking for a dress with a Peter Pan collar for a while. It'd be great!
Posted: 8:19 pm on July 28th

memaha512 memaha512 writes: I'd love to make the Derby Dress... I live in Southern California so a nice sundress is always welcomed!
Posted: 7:11 pm on July 28th

Colorful Colorful writes: I would love to make The Emery Dress, incorporating some color blocking or overlays. The creative possibilities are endless with this silhouette!
Posted: 7:09 pm on July 28th

beadembroiderer beadembroiderer writes: I would love to make the Emory Dress -- fashionable but a tailored piece. My favorite!
Posted: 6:50 pm on July 28th

aindava aindava writes: I think I'd probably like the Emery pattern, but my Mom would love it. What I'm desperate for is the book!
Posted: 6:33 pm on July 28th

user-57173 user-57173 writes: The Derby Dress sounds very interesting.
Posted: 6:12 pm on July 28th

paulaberon70 paulaberon70 writes: I would love to sew the Emery Dress!!!
Posted: 6:09 pm on July 28th

user-2030128 user-2030128 writes: The Emery Dress, is what I would choose.
Posted: 6:04 pm on July 28th

allensk2000 allensk2000 writes: Really like the derby dress. Looking for a pattern for the summer that is becoming, this would fit the bill!
Posted: 6:00 pm on July 28th

LindaCdnRock LindaCdnRock writes: I would make the Derby Dress. Sounds comfy and I would be good to go!
Posted: 5:50 pm on July 28th

quiltermachine quiltermachine writes: I would be most likely to make the Emery dress. Just re-read the last 2 issues on Friday night before filing them away. Ahhh, if I could just sew all the time.
Posted: 5:43 pm on July 28th

user-972272 user-972272 writes: I'd like to make the Emery dress. It sounds like just the right shape for me.
Posted: 5:38 pm on July 28th

Passionbysoniasantos Passionbysoniasantos writes: I'd love The Emery Dress. it sounds so chic.
Posted: 4:55 pm on July 28th

gilboahomespun gilboahomespun writes: The Derby Dress. The fitting process is definitely facilitated by the seams. Lots of possibilities

Posted: 4:40 pm on July 28th

redlum redlum writes: The derby dress....I could also see using it to create a nightgown.
Posted: 4:33 pm on July 28th

virb virb writes: I'd be most excited to make the Emery dress - it looks the most like what I would wear. Gorgeous!
Posted: 4:22 pm on July 28th

ali0423 ali0423 writes: I love the Emery!!
Posted: 4:14 pm on July 28th

user-1127959 user-1127959 writes: The Emery dress is for me!
Posted: 4:11 pm on July 28th

Tempest1961 Tempest1961 writes: I love number 3 the Emery dress.
Posted: 4:04 pm on July 28th

dawn dawn writes: I'd make the Derby dress - it looks comfortable and fun!

Posted: 3:53 pm on July 28th

chelosunny chelosunny writes: You got me with Vintage...the Emery for sure!
Posted: 3:53 pm on July 28th

user-987704 user-987704 writes: I'd sew the Emery dress.
Posted: 3:47 pm on July 28th

sneezepac sneezepac writes: Emory, for sure!
Posted: 3:45 pm on July 28th

Frances_NZ Frances_NZ writes: I'd make the Emery Dress, like the style and looks like it would be great for cold weather.

Posted: 3:39 pm on July 28th

DMMichaelson DMMichaelson writes: The Emery dress is my style especially with the vintage vibe designed into it.
Posted: 3:21 pm on July 28th

tsimshiangoddess tsimshiangoddess writes: I love the Derby Dress, and I could wear it in the winter with an undershirt and warm tights. thank you!
Posted: 3:06 pm on July 28th

Geerex Geerex writes: All three are completely adorable. I guess I can say the first one I would make is the Emery Dress :)
Posted: 3:05 pm on July 28th

miwts miwts writes: They are all lovely, but I like the Derby Dress most :)
Posted: 3:01 pm on July 28th

dianajanssen dianajanssen writes: The derby dress.
Posted: 3:00 pm on July 28th

animegirlie animegirlie writes: I love the emery dress!
Posted: 2:53 pm on July 28th

user-1046391 user-1046391 writes: I would want to try the Rosemary Collar. Hope I'm the lucky one !! ☺
Posted: 2:51 pm on July 28th

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Posted: 2:51 pm on July 28th

user-2162603 user-2162603 writes: I'm most excited to make The Derby Dress. I think the neckline and overall shape would be most flatting on my body type. And pockets are always a plus! :) Can't wait to check out the book. - Susan
Posted: 2:47 pm on July 28th

auschick auschick writes: I'd do the Emery Dress!
Posted: 2:42 pm on July 28th

2tango 2tango writes: I love the Emery Dress, timeless.
Posted: 2:41 pm on July 28th

andreaglo andreaglo writes: I'm interested in the Rosemary collar. I love collars as unique accessories.
Posted: 2:34 pm on July 28th

grammiepam grammiepam writes: The Emery Dress. I wore it in the 1950's and it looked great. Now I could wear it (without a defined waistline) and it would look better than anything in the stores.
No one wants to see my upper arms, not even me!
Posted: 2:29 pm on July 28th

JadedStatik JadedStatik writes: The Derby Dress. I'd have to customize it a little but it looks very versatile based on the pics of the already made ones.
Posted: 2:22 pm on July 28th

ibs102 ibs102 writes: Emery, hands down. I have seen so many variations on all kinds of figures that I feel quite confident I can make it work as a curvy girl.
Posted: 2:17 pm on July 28th

sewhappybjm sewhappybjm writes: I would want to make the Emery Dress because it would be great to wear to work.
Posted: 2:16 pm on July 28th

mad14kt mad14kt writes: The Emery Dress ;)
Posted: 2:11 pm on July 28th

MelodyeJoy MelodyeJoy writes: Definitely the Derby Dress!!!!
Posted: 2:09 pm on July 28th

celiacgirlri celiacgirlri writes: Definitely the Emery dress. I LOVE the vintage look. The book on clothing construction would be very useful to me, since I take sewing classes. Thanks for the opportunity!
Posted: 2:08 pm on July 28th

bluestar bluestar writes: I have the Emery and have sewn it and loved it, so I would do the Derby next for summer!
Posted: 2:06 pm on July 28th

CatDoesIt CatDoesIt writes: Wooooh, I'd do a derby first!
Posted: 1:42 pm on July 28th

Marty_Marie Marty_Marie writes: I would love to sew the derby dress! It looks so summery and comfortable.
Posted: 12:05 pm on July 28th

v_flinn v_flinn writes: Can't wait to see the other designs in the book - am a big fan of "fitted" clothing.
Posted: 10:37 am on July 28th

memarston memarston writes: The Emery Dress sounds just perfect, tailored yet feminine.
Posted: 10:04 am on July 28th

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