Monday, 24 February 2014

Sew Grateful Give-away

It is that lovely time of year, Sew Grateful Week! Thanks Debi for organizing and hosting the events.  

I have so much to be grateful for, I'm not sure where to begin. Sewing wise, I'm grateful for the community of sewists that inspire me to try new techniques and patterns. I appreciate all the stories and laughs shared with other sewists who share the same passion and get it.  

I'm grateful that even when a project doesn't work out that I have been challenged and learn something new.  

I'm grateful for that great feeling I get when I host a give-away knowing that a pattern is going to someone who is looking forward to sewing it up!  

So, let's get to it!  

This is an unopened out-of-print pattern, Vogue 1773. It is a multi-sized pattern, sizes 8-10-12. And it is rated easy! The description from the pattern envelope
Misses' Dress:  A-line dress, above ankle variations, has side zipper.  A:  sleeveless, close-fitting shaped, dropped waist, contrast bodice with front insets and bias skirt with front tucks.  B:  contrast nect binding with button/loop, front slit and above elbow sleeves.  C:  insets, skirt with side front and side back seams and long sleeves.  B, C:  fitted bodice.  A, C: No provision for above-waist adjustments.    

It is open to anyone, anywhere... I will mail internationally. I just ask that you enjoy it, give the pattern a good home and do not sell it. Just leave a message below, mention what you're grateful for and I will draw for this pattern on March 1st (right after my morning coffee).  

Happy Sew Grateful Week!  


  1. Ohhh, pretty!! - I can see all three versions being at home in my wardrobe ;) I'm sew grateful for the wonderful online sewing community, all the enabling that occurs, the networking and support ;) Oh, and reviews of patterns, tutorials and giveaways are pretty awesome as well ;)

  2. Wow that's a stunning pattern, I'm grateful for a supportive family who allow me to be obsessive about sewing.

  3. Beautiful pattern! I love DKNY, and would love to try this one. Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. The pattern is lovely! I'm grateful for the sewing community, I've found a lot of friends here, who understand my passion and my (pattern and fabric) addiction :)

  5. This is AWESOME of you!!

    Don't enter me as I can't fit the pattern...but just wanted to say that I like that you're doing this :)

  6. Beautiful pattern... I love dresses cut on the bias! I am grateful for the sewing friends I have made via the sewing community... :) ~Laurie from Sew Exhausted

  7. Very pretty and my size!!! I am grateful for finding this terrific hobby/past-time that is sewing! I only began sewing a year ago and could not be more thrilled. (PS, I'm also participating in the Sew Grateful Giveaway, please drop by and enter if u r interested: )

  8. Oooh pretty! I'm loving view B with the keyhole neckline. :-) Thanks for the chance!

  9. Oh, so pretty! I wish I could wear a size in this range, but it can suit my daughter. Thank you for the drawing!

  10. I would love this pattern for my daughter. I can honestly say I am grateful that my mother was a seamstress, I just wish I had stopped to learn more from her before she passed away.

  11. I am grateful for tea, because it is the best companion to sewing projects!


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