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Winner of PVF Coat Giveaway

December 26, 2012 by Britex Fabrics 1 comment(s)

Laura's daughter proudly wearing the adorable "play dress." Looks intentional to me!

Our winner is Laura from Seattle, WA--where she will certainly put the beautiful new Poppy Von Frohlich coat to good use. Here is her sewing blunder-turned-triumph tale...

"I was making a top from the free Sorbetto pattern from Colette Patterns. It calls for a center pleat. I had happened to read in the Coletterie blog about adding rickrack under pleats for a design twist so I put some black pompoms instead because I had no other rickrack in my stash. The fabric I chose was a very busy cotton with Japanese kokeshi dolls. Well, by the time I finished and showed it to hubby for an opinion he gave me a side eye look. Fail. Never got that look before.

Failure turned out ok because I altered it by adding more pleats to be my little girl's dress. I had enough fabric to make long sleeves and two tiers of ruffles. My little girl loves it despite the pompoms being reminiscent of spiders dangling in the middle pleat!"

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Have a happy new year!


1 Response to Winner of PVF Coat Giveaway

  • Laura says:

    Thanks, Britex! I never imagined that I'd win, let alone a coat that is definitely more refined than my humble blunder/creation. Thanks again! Will be shopping Britex in person super soon to celebrate!

    December 27, 2012 at 4:17 pm

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