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Enter the SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge 2013

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Share your handmade designer-inspired garments in our SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge gallery and you could win!

Warmer weather is upon us and that could only mean one thing, it’s time for our annual SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge!

To enter, share your handmade designer-inspired garments in our SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge gallery. Upload photos of your garment with a short description including any techniques, materials, or patterns used before the deadline of July 29, 2013, 11:59 pm EDT. Be sure to included any information about the garment that will help us understand how your submission was made.

Submissions will be reviewed and judged by Threads editors who will then select five (5) semi finalists. The semi finalists will be selected from all eligible Submissions and will be judged inspiration, technique, skill, and design. Members will then choose one (1) winner in an online poll. There is no limit to the number of garments you can enter. Although your entry must be handmade by you, it does not have to be created specifically for this contest.

The winner will recieve a prize pack worth more than $700 from WAWAK Sewing supplies. That includes over $550 worth of supplies, as well as a $150 gift certificate to WAWAK Sewing Supplies!

PRIZE DETAILS:

1 – #20 Ball Head Pins – Total Value $3.15
1 – #24 Ball Bead Pins – Total Value $2.58
1 – Hug Snug – Black – Total Value $7.25
1 – Hug Snug – White – Total Value $7.25
1 – #1 Steel Pins – Total Value $7.39
1 – #2 Steel Pins – Total Value $7.89
1 – Wax Tailor Chalk – White – Total Value $4.95
1 – Tape Measure – 60″ Crotch – Total Value $0.75
1 – Tape Measure – 60″ – Total Value $0.69
1 – Machine Brush – Total Value $0.69
2 – Bow Style Needle Threader – Total Value $0.90
2 – Needle Threader – Total Value $1.50
1 – Thread rack – Total Value $16.75
1 – Heavyweight Nippers – Wiss – Total Value $13.60
1 – Hot Steam Gravity Iron – Total Value $109.00
1 – Gutermann Mara 100 – 1094 yd Spools – Total Value $99.60
1 – Gingher Light Weight Embroidery – Total Value $14.44
1 – Gingher Light Weight Craft – Total Value $16.15
1 – Gingher Light Weight Bent Trimmers – 7″ – Total Value $17.00
1 – Gingher Light Weight Bent Trimmers – 8″ – Total Value $17.86
1 – Gingher Light Weight Bent Trimmers – 9″ – Total Value $16.25
1 – Gingher Featherweight Bent Trimmers – 8″ – Total Value $27.50
1 – Gingher Pinking Shears – 7 1/2″ – Total Value $25.50
1 – Gingher Embroidery – 4″ – Total Value $16.95
1 – Gingher Tailor Point – 5″ – Total Value $16.95
1 – Button Cabinet with Drawers – Total Value $41.25
1 – 44 Piece Tool Set – Total Value $65.00
1 – $150 WAWAK Gift Certificate – Total Value $150

Happy Sewing!

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  1. cheryldctn | | #1

    Just a quick question. . .I'm assuming that the term 'garment' would exclude an outfit. . .say a suit or two-piece dress? Is this correct? Thank you, and thank for sponsoring the contest.

  2. Evamarie | | #2

    Hi Cheryldctn,

    It's perfectly fine to submit a suit or a two-piece dress.

    Good luck!

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    RedPointTailor | | #3

    It is awasom challenge. How many garments can be submitted per person? I have made few garments in April - may I submit them or the garments need to be made in May/June?

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    reynalay | | #4

    Just to verify, we can enter garments made with store bought patterns and patterns made ourselves correct?

  5. Evamarie | | #5

    To RedPointTailor: There is no limit to the number of garments you can enter. Your entry must be handmade by you, but does not have to be created specifically for this contest.

    To reynalay: Yes, that is correct.

    Please see the official rules for more details: http://bit.ly/SSFashionChallenge-OfficialRules

    Thanks!
    Evamarie Gomez
    Web Producer

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    Mignsews | | #6

    Just a quick question regarding photos - the rules say the photographs "may not be digitally enhanced or altered" - does that mean that we cannot submit professional photographs? I would love to submit some wedding photographs but I don't want to be disqualified. Thanks!

  7. njts | | #7

    I have attempted to post my project several times, but I get a message saying it has been tagged as spam. What do I need to do/change, or areyou having website issues?

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