I was just made aware of this amazing contest. This is just the kick in the butt I need to motivate me to sew some clothing.
Good luck to everyone who takes part!



Fabricville "I ♥ Fashion" Sewing Contest urges

customers to show off their talent!

Montreal, September 7, 2010 – Beginner and expert sewers alike are today being urged to show

off their talents and enter Fabricville’s "I ♥ Fashion" Sewing Contest.

Participants are invited to create a garment using fabric from Fabricville, and submit three photos

of their creation for a chance to win the Ultimate Style Weekend in Montreal, Quebec, valued at

over $4,000.

With over $10,000 in prizes to be won, the contest will name a Grand Prize Winner, in addition to

five finalists from the following categories: eveningwear, formalwear, costumes, children, career

wear and weekend wear. Participants’ creations will be judged on workmanship, level of detail,

creativity, and overall design.

All entries will be reviewed by a panel of experts made up of Louise de Beaujour, owner of the

Monique Fournier Sewing School, which operates in select Fabricville locations; Judith Sziranyi,

interior decorator with over 40 years of experience in visual merchandising; Sonia Deroy, fashion

design teacher at the Academy of Arts and Design, stylist, and fashion columnist; and Annie

Rousseau, guest judge and Fabricville’s May 2010 “40 and fabulous” Fashion Contest Grand

Prize Winner.

The six lucky winners will be announced on January 17, 2011.

“It is such a great pleasure to be able to see our customers’ creations”, said Fabricville Vice-

President of Operations Ricki Carr. “They are so creative and passionate about sewing, fashion

and crafts, and it’s a great reward to realize how Fabricville can fuel and give life to their


Fabricville’s last fashion contest, “40 and fabulous” Fashion Contest, launched as part of the

company’s 40th anniversary celebration, was a huge success. They hope the "I ♥ Fashion"

Sewing Contest will generate the same excitement, and they plan to launch more contests in the


The deadline to enter the "I ♥ Fashion" Sewing Contest is November 7, 2010, 11:59pm ET.

Full details of the contest rules and regulations can be found at

Proud sponsors include Burda, Brother, H.A.KIDD. and Rowenta.

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Fabricville is Eastern Canada's largest fabric and drapery retailer. Boasting 24 stores in Quebec

and the Maritimes, and over 170 stores across Canada, Fabricville has been in business since

1970 and continues to expand its store base, as well as enlarge and beautify existing locations.

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Natasha said...

Wow..I am SO interested in the contest!! Thank you for bringing it to my attention...the only problem is we don't have Fabricville out's Fabricland here...even though it's under the same company I doublt they would take a Fabricland bummed

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