Sew Your Style 2018/2019

Sew Your Style 2019 winners

Sew your style is a chance for dressmakers to show off their creative flare and win some amazing prizes.The Creative Crafts Show and The Pattern Pages would like to thank all those who entered this year’s Sew Your Style competition. The finalists’ garments were on display at Sewing for Pleasure between 14th-17th March 2019 for visitors to admire and the winners were selected by our lovely judges – Alison Smith from School of Sewing, Jules Fallon from Sew Me Something and Brenda Killigrew from Inkberrow Design Centre. Thanks to the judges also for all their hard work deliberating over the winners!

The winners were as follows:

Best in Show

Jean Hutchinson wins this category for her well-sewn orange ensemble for Sew the 60s!

Refashion:

1st: Sara Hadlow, 2nd: Joy Lowe and 3rd: Sarah Klein

Sew the 60’s:

1st: Jean Hutchinson, 2nd: Jane Jacks, 3rd: Anne Zarb

Trendmaker:

1st: Lorraine Ford, 2nd: Ola Folorunsho and 3rd: Anne Zarb

Eye for Detail:

1st: Anne Zarb, 2nd: Jacqueline Edwards and 3rd: Silvana Baez

Fancy entering this years competition, visit the Sew Your Style 2020 page here.

Sew Your Style 2018 winners

The judges had a tough morning of deciding which garments were to win the Sew Your Style 2018 competition, and we have to say it was a close one! Congratulations to all of our short listers who’s garments made it to the gallery and exhibition at The Creative Craft Show in June! The competition went so well it will back at the end of the year but it is moving to Sewing For Pleasure so the winners will be announced slightly earlier next year, get your sewing machines at the ready! 

The winners are as follows;

Best in show

Sarah Klein for her lovely green leaf jacket made from a pair of
curtains in the refashion category

Sewing Quarter Hamper

Vintage

1. Gillian Groom (green polka dot tiered dress)
Sewing Quarter Hamper

2. Patricia Cimini (pink coat with green decorative trim)
4m of fabric from a choice of current/future ranges of Art Gallery, Modelo and cloud 9 fabrics (Hantex)

3. Adelle Rowland (brown/orange dress)
A choice of 12 sewing patterns from New Look

Judges choice: Tammi Vinnicombe-Richards (brown floral dress)
£50 vouchers on digital pattern printing from Netprinter

Refashion

1. Silvana Baez (blue black pleated dress)
Janome 9300DX overlocker

2. Sarah Klein (white jacket with green leaves)
4m of fabric from a choice of current/future ranges of Art Gallery, Modelo and cloud 9 fabrics (Hantex)

3. Anne Zarb (floral denim jacket)
A choice of 12 sewing patterns from New Look

Judges choice: Lucky Akinola (yellow jacket with black trim)
£50 vouchers on digital pattern printing from Netprinter

All in the detail

1. Kanok on Ripley (midi tailored black taffeta dress)
Janome M200QDC sewing machine

2. Sophie Santoire Furbeyre (trim top and green skirt)
4m of fabric from a choice of current/future ranges of Art Gallery, Modelo and cloud 9 fabrics (Hantex)

3. Lucky Akinola (blue cocktail dress)
A choice of 12 sewing patterns from New Look

Judges choice: Anne Zarb (purple flower dress)
£50 vouchers on digital pattern printing from Netprinter

Accessorise

1. Claire Middleton (bag with elephant appliqué)
Janome M100 Sewing Machine

2. Kristina Riauke (denim necklace)
4m of fabric from a choice of current/future ranges of Art Gallery, Modelo and cloud 9 fabrics (Hantex)

3. Anne Zarb (evening bag)
choice of 12 sewing patterns from New Look

Judges choice: Claire Middleton (bag with elephant appliqué)
£50 vouchers on digital pattern printing from Netprinter

Sew Your Style 2018 Gallery

Fancy entering this years competition, visit the Sew Your Style 2020 page here.