Christine Haynes Pattern and Book Giveaway
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!