New Season Simplicity 8342 Pattern GIVEAWAY!

by - 6/05/2017

As part of my role of Simplicity's Vintage Ambassador I'll be giving my lovely followers a chance to win the vintage and retro patterns I sew too! Simplicity have generously offered 3 copies of the 8342 pattern for me to giveaway!

I decided to sew version B, the capped sleeve jersey top.

I'd recommend this pattern for adventurous beginners and beyond! This top pattern contains some great skills to expand your jersey sewing knowledge. But if you're not sure, don't forget I filmed a handy 'Stitch by Stitch' sew along video to help you along the way!

Click the image below to be taken to my tutorial video

This is my new favourite me-made jersey top and it's a great way to dress up jeans for days out and about. I'd also like to make myself a plain 1950s style circle skirt to pair with both my versions of this top. 

For your chance to win one of 3 copies of the Simplicity 8342 pattern, which includes 2 versions of this tie front top, a super sassy pencil skirt with a fun ruffle hem and chic cigarette pants for a pinup perfect look, here's what you need to do...

Head over to my Instagram page @craftypinup and find the above image on my profile, then follow these steps to enter:

- Repost this image to your profile (using a repost app or simply screen shot the image & post it)
- Tag me @craftypinup and Simplicity @simplicitynewlook in your post 
- Use the hashtag #SimplicityThroughTheAges 
- Tell us about which garment you would make first! (I'm nosy!)

- All the above instructions need to be completed for a valid entry.
- Your profile must be public for us to be able to see your entry.
- One entry profile.
- Open internationally.
- 3 winners will be selected at random on Friday 9th June and winners will be announced on my Instagram profile at 10am.

Thank you so much for all the wonderful feedback on my first Stitch by Stitch sew along video so far, I'm so happy to hear it's useful. Please do enter my Instagram giveaway, and good luck!

Thanks for reading, pinups!

P.S. The make up in this photo-shoot was kindly done by my best friend Sam Flockhart, a professional make up artist. Please do check out her Instagram and Facebook page for more information and bookings. She's fab!

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Simplicity & Girl Charlee but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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  1. I really like it! That floral fabric is perfect for summer!