You are invited to enter Matilda’s Coat Contest. Please use the free basic coat pattern provided and unleash your creativity to create a little coat treasured by you. Share a picture of your coat and enter to win one of three fantastic prizes! See contest details and your link for the free pattern below. Don't be shy. Give it a try!
1st Prize: $100 cash
2nd Prize: Matilda Pattern & Kit ($75 value)
3rd Prize: Gift Certificate from Out of Hand Needle Arts ($25 value)
must use the basic pattern provided
you can shorten the coat or add seam allowances to sleeve ends and coat bottom if needed (for fabrics that fray for example)
coat can be made less A-line (straighter) and sleeves can be made narrower if desired
you can keep it plain or embellish as desired (pockets, belt, trims, buttons, …), you decide
you do not have to make a Matilda bunny to enter, this coat may fit a little 6” doll or bear and/or you can send in a picture of the coat by itself
open to all ages
Photos must be received by Monday, Dec. 5th, 2016
Winners will be announced in the December Newsletter!
Make a coat and send a picture with your full contact details to:
(PS. Go get your 'creative' on and make a little coat or "coat dress". Maybe you want to make a wee Christmas coat with fur trim or reverse the design (front to back) and make a spooky costume. This little pattern is SO quick to sew up! Submit as many coats as you like.)