SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
PatternReview Blog > Pantone Color Contest Winners
Pantone Color Contest Winners By DianeSev on 5/14/13 3:50 PM

We’ve been drooling over the Pantone Colors ever since Angela Wolf wrote about them this winter.

So it was great to see how members were inspired by them to enter the Pantone Color Contest.

The goal for this contest was to sew a two-piece outfit for a woman or a man in the Spring/Summer Pantone Colors. There are many possible combinations- blouse/pants, tee/skirt, dress/cardigan to name but a few. The two pieces must be able to be worn together.  See more information about the Pantone colors in the rules.

62 members rose to the challenge and created this wonderfully colorful gallery of garments!

Let’s admire them, shall we?

And now let’s meet the winners…

First Prize (by Member Vote):  HawkeMorningStar7 for her jacket and dress Pictured: BurdaStyle Magazine: 11-2005-117 (Moto jacket)

HawkeMorningStar7 for her jacket and dress Pictured: BurdaStyle Magazine: 11-2005-117 (Moto jacket)

HawkeMorningStar7 chose these colors for her dress: Monaco Blue 19-3964, Emerald 17-5641, Tender shoots 14-0446, Greyed Jade 14-6011 and Lemon Zest that she says “just sang out to go with the jacket.”  She created the classic moto jacket from BurdaStyle Magazine with no alterations, a situation that she says is typical for her because Burda patterns fit her so well.

One tricky step, she says, “…was making a binding strip for the left half of the zipper. Burda made no sense. I cut a long strip using the selvedge which was nicely finished so no bulk to turn under on one side. Other side was sewn into zipper. Front facings had already been sewn so I had to fold the lower part carefully back open as to not catch it all the way through.” 

Also, she said that the sleeve inner seam does not match the side seam.  She had wanted to skip the lining, but found she couldn’t do that because the front facing curves in a J shape. 

She loves this pattern and says it fits like a dream. It also makes her feel happy!

See more details and the color palette in her reviews.

Congratulations, HawkeMorningStar7!


Second Prize (by Member Vote): mlsg for her skirt and top


Second Prize (by Member Vote): mlsg for her skirt and top

Congratulations, mlsg!

And congratulations to all our contestants!

We thank Elliott Berman Textiles for sponsoring this contest.

Elliott Berman Textiles

We thank PR member Sigrid. for managing this contest.

Congratulate the winners and chat with other members about the Pantone Colors Contest.

Look at all the Pantone Colors Contest entries.

Never entered a PatternReview contest before? It's easy!  Our contest tutorial will show you how to enter.

Check out the current contests.

Going on now:

 Natural Fibers Contest

Why not enter?

Plan ahead!  See all the contests for the year.




6 Comments      Login to Add a Comment    
Scrnme007 said... (5/21/13 2:56 PM) Reply
Congratulations on your creatively beautiful outfits!
carolynw said... (5/21/13 2:45 PM) Reply
Congratulations - great colour choices - beautiful outfits
Lenarciak said... (5/21/13 8:02 AM) Reply
WOW! Stunnig! Amazing! Wonderful! Congratulations!
HDWen said... (5/16/13 7:55 PM) Reply
Congratulations Hawke and MLSG! Very beautiful outfits!
mlsg said... (5/15/13 3:22 PM) Reply
Thanks all who voted! This was my first contest on Sewing Pattern Review, and I had so much fun! There were so many deserving entries--I'm honored to be in the top 3! Best wishes, mlsg
nancy2001 said... (5/14/13 8:45 PM) Reply
Congratulations to HawkeMorningStar7, mlsg, and all the other contest participants!

Search Blog

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Previous Posts

   Sewing Bee 2016 - Round 3
   2016 Sewing Bee Round 2 Winner
   New McCall Patterns Autumn 2016
   Winners of the Sewing for Children Contest
   Sewing Bee 2016 - Round 2
   2016 Sewing Bee Round 1 Winner
   Autumn 2016 Double Whammy! New Patterns by Cashmerette and Victory
   Member in Focus - ecs81
   Indie Pattern Round-up: September 2016 edition
   Voting has begun for the Children's Contest

Recent Comments

   shoes15 commented on 2016 Sewing Bee Round 2 Winner
          Today at 12:07 PM
   MelonieLee commented on Sewing Bee 2016 - Round 3
   fkettman commented on Sewing Bee 2016 - Round 3
   bluefly commented on 2016 Sewing Bee Round 2 Winner
   tink68 commented on 2016 Sewing Bee Round 2 Winner


  September,2016 (12)
  August,2016 (12)
  July,2016 (14)
  June,2016 (14)
  May,2016 (11)
  April,2016 (11)
  March,2016 (15)
  February,2016 (10)
  January,2016 (13)
  December,2015 (17)
  November,2015 (21)
  October,2015 (17)
  September,2015 (14)
  August,2015 (10)
  July,2015 (13)
  June,2015 (14)
  May,2015 (12)
  April,2015 (11)
  March,2015 (17)
  February,2015 (15)
  January,2015 (16)