Win 3 Free Sewing Tutorials from Whimsy Couture (yes, three!)



Want to learn how to make this snappy dress? Denise of Whimsy Couture is here to help you with that!

Whimsy Couture's sweet, vintage, fun & funky clothing for little girls is now available in easy-to-follow sewing tutorials. With loads of colorful step-by-step photos, Denise's patterns are perfect even for the beginning seamstress.



This crafty mom from Maryland is now sharing her amazing dress and clothing patterns inside her shop and she would like to give THREE free sewing tutorials to one lucky Polka Dot Mom reader.

For one entry, please visit Whimsy Couture and pick your favorite sewing pattern then leave a comment below and tell us who you'd like to sew that item for.

For two entries, please post a link to this giveaway on your blog or website, then leave a second comment below with the link address.

Easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy!

Remember Denise is giving away THREE tutorials to one very lucky winner (approx. $30 value). You could even learn how to make this Ruffled Neckline Dress:



Throughout this giveaway period, Denise would also like to give every Polka Dot Mom reader a 20% discount on any tutorial purchase from Whimsy Couture with coupon code "POLKADOT" (enter code at check-out).

So if you simply cannot wait to see if you are the winner and you are ready to start sewing TODAY, then use this coupon code and get going! :)

Giveaway runs Monday, July 27th through Monday, August 3rd, 2009.

Post a comment below to enter to win. Good luck!

65 comments

  1. I am torn between the Ruffled Neckline Dress pattern and the Little Skirty pattern. Both are adorable! I would happily make either one for the daughter I am expecting in early September.

    Thanks so much for the opportunity, as well as for finding me another great Etsy shoppe!

    Lindsey

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  2. I would love to make the ruffles neck dress for my daughter, before she stops lettting me dress her.

    Kristin

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  3. I LOVE the ruffled neckline dress! Would be so fun for my girlies.

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  4. I think the Sewing Pattern for Skirts might be simple enough for me to try! It would be for the friends of mine who have had baby girls this year-- so far there are two. :)

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  5. I love the matching shirts, so cute!!!

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  6. I really like the RUFFLED NECKLINE TOPS and DRESSES. I would make it for my youngest daughter Sofia. She only wants to wear dresses.

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  7. Very sweet styles! I'd like to make the Pillowcase Dress and Halter Style Dress for my preschooler and my niece. The pillowcase rompers are also very cute!

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  8. I love it all, but if I had to pick I would say the Mommy and me pillow case top is my favorite. What a great giveaway. Thanks!

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  9. I love all of them, but I my favorite is PILLOWCASE ROMPER! I would make it for my daughter.

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  10. I am drooling over the BOOK KNOT DRESS. I would love to make it for my daughter.

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  11. Ok..I recently stumbled upon Whimsy Couture's etsy shop & have a ton of her patterns in my favorites, so I was so excited when I saw this giveaway! My favorite pattern right now is the peasant top & dress. I would love to make some for my little girl to layer over long sleeves & tights this fall & winter! Too cute! I hope I win! Thanks so much! :)

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  12. I am thrilled to have come across Whimsy Couture's patterns! How cute they all are!!! I am totally in love with so many of them, but to name a few... Whimsical Bow Twirl Dress (Ahhhh! So adorable!), The Knot Dress (too stinkin cute!), and the oh so cute Mommy and Me Pillow Case Top Set! I would love to make all of these for my little angel!

    Nice work!

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  13. I think they are all adorable, but I really like the knot dress. I love making little dresses and skirts, and I just found out that I have even more reason to make little dresses because I'm having a baby girl!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  14. Adorable patterns, I have to go back and check them all out, but I really thought the pillowcase romper looks so cute and comfortable. I have 3 nieces that would they would look adorable on.

    Desiree

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  15. I am so torn between the ruffled neckline and the knot dress. I just ordered the bloomers pattern and can't wait to make them. I want to make these for my 15 month old daughter! We started over, we have an 18 yr old daughter and a 19 year old son... I am working on showing the 18 yr old how to sew some. I can't wait to try more of your patterns! Thanks for this give away! Joy

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  16. what a great shop; such cute stuff! i have 4 girls (and 1 boy, poor soul!) that i would love to make matching outfits for. because of their different tastes, it would definitely have to be a mix of skirts, peasant shirts and those oh so cute ruffle dresses. love them all!

    off to add a link on my blog...be right back!

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  17. ok added now. click on my name above to go to my blog :)

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  18. Wow! How CUTE! I think I would have to choose the Mommy & Me Pillowcase tops! With three little girls (ages 5, 3 & 1), I could have such FUN with that pattern. Plus, they love to match mommy and mommy loves that they want too!

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  19. I blogged about this giveaway too! :) Thanks! http://thefancyfritter.blogspot.com/2009/07/n-is-neat-giveaways.html

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  20. I love your patterns! I blogged about them too!!

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  21. The Whimsical Bow Twirl Dress is just beautiful! And to learn the smocking! I would love this!

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  22. Oh my goodness! That dress is just precious!!! I have 2 little girls who would twirl all day in that!!! :)
    Amber
    amberhulsey@aol.com

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  23. Very cute! I am a beginner and am already addicted to sewing:) The pillowcase tops are adorable!
    jfraser5@aol.com

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  24. I love all of the patterns. The ruffle neck dress is adorable. Love the fabric combinations!
    rachelf74@yahoo.com

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  25. I just blogged about this giveaway.

    http://thekhajekhronicles.blogspot.com/2009/07/bow-twirl-dress.html

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  26. Oh, that knot dress is the absolute cutest! I would love to make them for my two little girls ages 7 and 3. They are over at http://twoladybugs.blogspot.com

    Could I enter the contest? I just popped a blog entry about her gorgeous dresses at http://pinkevita.blogspot.com

    Thanks so much! I will spend some time in her etsy store!
    Perrin

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  27. Love the patterns! I have several and they are all easy to follow. Would love to get more. LOL A girl can never have too many great patterns.

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  28. Would love to have any of them, but especially like the capris and pants pattern, the bloomers and diaper cover, and the Mommy and Me pillow case tops!
    Thank you!
    gracemom2@yahoo.com

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  29. I LOVE the whimscial tunic and bloomers and I would make them for my daughters
    thanks,
    michelle.greene5501@gmail.com

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  30. Cute stuff! I love the ruffle top dress pattern but could use some pointers on applique, mine never turn out quite right! Thanks, Carli-DimplePrints

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  32. My favorite is the ruffled neckline dress - so cute! I would make it for my little pumpkin Grace :)

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  33. Mmmmmmm....good stuff! I love the Knot Dress! It's my fav!! sjostamps@yahoo.com

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  34. I grabbed your button and am advertising your giveaway!! Woohoo! http://oelzenteam6.blogspot.com/
    sjostamps@yahoo.com

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  35. please, i would like very much to have these super cute dress tutorials. i have boys but know lots of little girls who could use a new dress!

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  36. I am lovin everything! My absolute fave is the pillowtop...tops. I think everything is so darling! Cant wait to make one for my little Hannah!
    afoote1@hfhs.org

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  37. I'm so excited about this giveaway, I've dabbled a little in sewing and love tutorials, and would love to get better at it! I'd choose the smocked Whimsical Bow Twirl Dress, I love the smocking and would love to learn how to make my own. Thanks for sharing another great Mom shop!

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  38. there are so many fun tutorials on her site. how can i pick just one? i guess my favorite has to be the Mommy and Me Pillowcase Tops. My daughter is 14 months old and would look darling in a matching shirt with her mommy. :D

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  39. Oooohhh, I love them all! So hard to name just one...I would have to choose the Knot Dress.

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  40. I LOVE the 'Mommy & Me Pillowcase Dress/Shirt'!!! ADORABLE!! I would make it for me & my daughter, of course :)!!

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  41. Got it posted on my blog!!

    I can't get the post to copy/paste in this box - uh oh!!!

    It is posted at:

    www(dot)tutucutedesigns(dot)blogspot(dot)com

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  42. I love 'em all, seriously!!! The Whimsical Bow Twirl dress would be so fun to make for my little girl, who will be two in a couple of months!!

    tbmroberts at yahoo.com

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  43. I love the ruffled Neckline dress. Modest and cute. I have triplet nieces who I sew for visit my blog to see of the things I have sewn for them.

    Winning the three patterns would help me fill my Etsy shop and create additional outfits for the triplets. My brother and SIL love that I sew for them and the girls love it too.

    http://www.clemzclozet.blogspot.com

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  44. I'm back and have posted about your give a way on my blog:

    http://www.clemzclozet.blogspot.com

    Thanks again for the chance to win.

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  45. I love all of them! I am a novice sewer but would love to start making some cute clothes for my 18 month old daughter. I think she would be adorable in the dress at the top of the page.

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  46. I like the knot dress best and I would make it for my 13 month old daughter, but I think all of your designs are so adorable.

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  47. Hmmm. such cute patterns. I like the ruffle top dress but i've also wanted to make myself a pillowcase top and am struggling with my own pattern. that would sure help! thanks.

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  48. i totaly love the "WHIMSY COUTURE Sewing Pattern Tutorial E Book KNOT DRESS sizes 6 months through 7/8 girls"
    and i would make it for my 6 year old girl
    thanks!

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  49. and i blogged about it 2
    thanks!!!

    http://mellowisme.blogspot.com/

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  50. posted it on my blog... linked the giveaway and Whimsy Couture... super cute!

    http://asimplesillygirl.blogspot.com/

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  51. I love the WHIMSY COUTURE Sewing Pattern Tutorial E Book Vintage RUFFLED NECKLINE TOPS.

    iloveblogcontests@gmail.com

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  52. Blogged about it! These dresses are just too cute! http://iloveblogcontests.blogspot.com/2009/08/win-dress-tutorial.html

    iloveblogcontests@gmail.com

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  53. My favorite has to be the Mommy and Me pillow case tops.

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  54. My favorite pattern is the Whimsical Bow Twirl Dress. I've always wanted to try shirring but have never actually done it. I'd love to make a bunch of these dresses for my two and a half year old daughter, Katie Anne.

    Fingers crossed that I'm the winner!

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  55. I would love to have the easy capri pants pattern and make them for my 6 or 3 year olds. I love the ones with the ruffles at the bottom!

    All of her designs are so fabulous!

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  56. I love the pillowcase romper and mommy and me tops. lindagerig@sbcglobal.net

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  57. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the ruffle top dress. Adorable!

    tarathueson@gmail.com

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  58. I love them all, and I have to just pick one? I think my fav is the knot dress, and I'd definitely be making it for my little girl. She'd love it, and so would I!

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  59. They are all so cute! If I had to choose, I would say the very first one. I would make it for my daughter that I am adopting from China.

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  60. Entries closed. Be right back with the winner! :)

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  61. I want to make the Ladies pillowcase top and a girls pillowcase top to match for my daughter and I. She turns one in October and I want to do pictures together and matching tops would be so much fun! I might even make one for my mom to match and do a generational pic!!

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  62. I would love this tutorial to sew sew sew!!! thanks!

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  63. I would LOVE to make the snappy dress for my 19 month old. It is too cute!!

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