Monday, 17 March 2014

Pattern Give-away: Let's Start This Week Right!

Now that the weekend is behind us, let's start this week off right...

Today marks the third blogaversary here at Sew Essentially Sew. Hmmm, this calls for pancakes for breakfast, dessert for later tonight and a give-away, don't you think?

Okay, how about two give-aways? I'll start with one today and the other one on Wednesday. I'll draw for both of them on Saturday.  

I made Chocolate Mousse this weekend from Carla Azevedo's cookbook. It is chillin' in the fridge for the big celebration. The chocolate mousse is perfect for celebrating as it has a good splash of port thrown in. Now that I have pancakes sizzling away and the dessert chillin' lets get to the first give-away.  

Vogue 1219 came out in 2011, the year that I started blogging.  

It is a Vogue American Designer, Donna Karan Collection pattern. It is a "below mid-knee dress with a stand-up collar, extended shoulders, mock wrap bodice with blousing, drop waist, pleated, flared skirt with side seam pockets, back zipper and wide, stitched hem, bodice front is cut on bias, skirt is cut crosswise." The pattern is a multi-sized pattern that contains sizes 6, 8, 10, 12 and is uncut and factory folded.

This pattern had a good run as it is currently still available in the out-of-print section over at Vogue pattern's website. Or you can pick it up here.   

I will draw for the lucky winner of this pattern on Saturday morning (March 22nd) right after my morning coffee. Anyone can enter, I will ship internationally. Just promise not to sell it, give it a good home, sew it up or share it.

Just leave a message here right after you do a little Irish jig in honour of St. Patrick's Day. Have a great day and I'll see you Wednesday morning for the next give-away item and Saturday morning for the draw.    

Happy St. Patty's Day and Happy Sewing!


  1. Congrats on 3 years!! I love reading your blog :) I'm a little larger than a 12 ;-) so don't enter me.

    1. Stay tuned for Wednesday (it is not a pattern).

  2. Congratulations on 3 years of blogging!!!! I'll take a stab at the give away :) Thanks!

  3. Congratulations! But I don't think that pattern is flattering for me, so don't enter me. Good luck to the others!

  4. Congrats on 3 years. The pattern size is too small, so good luck to the others.


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