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2022 Luxury Loungewear Challenge and Sweepstakes

We challenged Threads Digital Ambassadors Pamela Howard and Gilbert Muniz, along with guest ambassadors Melissa Fehr and Hannah Hamill, to create luxury loungewear. Their creations needed to be super comfy for relaxing at home, yet put together and stylish enough for activities in public.

Learn how these experts interpreted this challenge while creating beautifully sewn, casual clothes. Then vote for your favorite.

See the Luxury Loungewear Challenge ensembles here.

Pamela Howard created a five-piece collection of tailored knit garments. In a second post, she explains how she lined her sweater knit jacket and created a top with a smooth V-neck edge using binding and mitering the center front.

Hannah Hamill sewed a five-piece mix-and-match ensemble made of silk crepe de Chine and a wool-blend knit. She offers tips for preparing and sewing with silk as well as fitting loungewear while removing a pattern’s darts.

Gilbert Muniz designed a two-piece outfit featuring a loose-fitting, flutter-sleeve top and leggings, with power mesh side-seam strips. He shares his tips for stabilizing knit seams here.

Melissa Fehr made separates using sustainably produced, luxe fabrics she purchased from small businesses. She discusses some of the details she included in her ensemble, such as pickstitching and flat piping here.

Vote to enter May 24—June 21, 2022

You may cast your vote for your favorite through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time June 21, 2022. We’ll tally the votes and, in July, the Threads ambassador with the most votes will be declared the 2022 Threads Digital Ambassadors’ Luxury Loungewear Challenge favorite.

There’s a sweepstakes, too

Your vote enters you into a drawing for one prize package from The Taunton Press and Threads magazine.

The sweepstakes winner will be selected by a random drawing in July and receives:

•. Kenneth D. King’s Smart Fitting Solutions (The Taunton Press, 2018);

•. 2021 Threads Archive (USB), a digital collection of Threads magazines from issues #1 through #216.

2022 DA Challenge Prizes

See the Official Rules for more details.

 

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