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COLFAX DRESS SEWALONG AND CONTEST RUNDOWN

March 29, 2016

I am so excited about the Colfax Sewalong and Contest happening over the next few weeks. There will be lots of inspiration posts including fabric ideas, ready-to-wear inspiration, and pattern hacks. This will be in addition to the step by step sewalong outlined below. My Fabric Designs will be sponsoring the sewalong and contest with great prizes listed at the bottom of the post. I can’t wait to show you all the fabric that I designed and ordered through them for the sewalong. Here are all of the details:

 

SewAlong Schedule:

Monday April 11th – Colfax Sewalong Day 1 – Printing / Assembling

Tuesday April 12th – Colfax Sewalong Day 2 – Adjustments / Marking

Wednesday April 13th – Colfax Sewalong Day 3 – Steps 1 – 11

Thursday April 14th – Colfax Sewalong Day 4 – Steps 12 – 23

Friday April 15th – Colfax Sewalong Day 5 – Steps 24 – 28

 

Colfax Contest Rules:

  • All entries are due by Thursday, April 28th midnight EST.
  • Winners will be announced on the blog Friday April 29th.
  • To enter either post a picture of you in your Colfax Dress on instagram and tag it #colfaxdresscontest or email it to me with Colfax Dress Contest as your subject line.
  • You can sew the pattern up as is or add your own flare. How you present, alter, or accessorize the Colfax Dress is completely up to you.

 

Colfax Contest Prizes:

Ist place – $150 gift code to My Fabric Designs

2nd Place – $50 gift code to My Fabric Designs

3rd Place – $25 gift code to My Fabric Designs

 

Just a reminder that the Colfax Dress pattern is 25% off from now until the end of the contest with the code COLFAXCONTEST. Also, My Fabric Designs is offering free shipping on their site with the code TRUEBFS. If you have any questions about the sewalong or contest please leave a comment and I will try to respond as soon as possible. I can’t wait to get started.

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