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I'm a Finalist!
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Date: 8/8/13 1:42 PM

As a Contest Manager I am excluded from entering contests here at Pattern Review. (enter sad face here!) I like contests though and saw the SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge a few days before the deadline.

I entered
This Dress that I had just completed for my daughter's wedding.

Edited to add that...

I won!

Thanks for the great support everyone! All the entries were gorgeous and equally deserving of winning.
Here is a link to the contest. SewStylish / Threads
-- Edited on 8/17/13 10:26 PM --

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Date: 8/8/13 2:29 PM

Connie, that is so exciting! Congratulations. What a fantastic dress you made.

Great prize, also. Just think of all the needles you could get.

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With a great wardrobe that's still in the flat-fabric stage.

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Date: 8/8/13 2:51 PM

oh my goodness - what a stunner!

I also love the way your daughter styled the dress you made.

I voted for it; it took me a minute to figure it out - each dress is shown once and then you have to keep scrolling down to get to the place to vote.

I hope it wins!

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Date: 8/8/13 3:12 PM

You don't have to log in or be a member to vote, I just found out ;)
... fab dress, fab model!

Good luck!

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Date: 8/16/13 2:00 PM

You weren't just a finalist. Apparently you WON! Congratulations!

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Date: 8/16/13 2:20 PM

That dress deserved to win! It's gorgeous and so is your daughter!

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Date: 8/16/13 2:23 PM

Apparently there were enough people who voted on time to make you a winner! LOL (Voting was already closed when I saw this.)

Congrats - and you should edit you post to let people know.

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Date: 8/16/13 3:18 PM

Congratulations!

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Date: 8/16/13 10:49 PM

Congratulations. The dress is beautiful. Well deserved win.

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Date: 8/17/13 1:35 AM

Beautiful dress which truly earned top honors. Congratulations.

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