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Thank you to the contest sponsors!


When I first decided to do a sewing contest for the Laurel dress, I sent an email out to our retailers asking if anyone would like to participate by contributing prizes.

I had no idea how many wonderful shops from all over the world would sign up. Truly, the reason the contest became so big and could have so many categories was because of these fantastic sponsors.

I wanted to give one final high five to these shops. You guys might want to check them out, they have some fabulous stuff and all the shops carry our patterns!


Drygoods Design
Fabric Bliss
Grey’s Fabric
Mama Said Sew
Finch Sewing Studio
Linnie Darling
The Little Hunting Creek Company
A Fashionable Stitch
Pink Chalk Fabrics
Pins and Needles NYC
Jimmy Bean’s Wool
Magpie Patterns


Tatty Devine
The Victoria and Albert Museum Shop


Sew Squirrel
Indie Stitches



Thank you all!

Sarai Mitnick


Sarai started Colette back in 2009. She believes the primary role of a business should be to help people. She loves good books, sewing with wool, her charming cats, working in her garden, and eating salsa.



May 23, 2013 #

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May 23, 2013 #

Thanks for introducing me to some new fabric retailers!


May 23, 2013 #

This is contest was amazing in two parts, one I now have some amazing dresses in my closet, and two I am now aware if so many places to meet my sewing needs. I have found products on some of these sites that I though either no longer existed or that I had never seen in the first place. Thank you again!

Erin ||

May 23, 2013 #

Ooooo! LOVE Fabric Bliss! Heading there tonight for Girls Gone Mild! :)