Win 10 Patterns in Our Blog Giveaway!

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Happy holidays! We’re celebrating the season with a giveaway: 10 patterns of your choice! You can mix and match from any of our current Butterick, McCall’s, Kwik Sew and Vogue® Patterns. Just enter below. A random winner will be selected during the week of January 2, 2017 and will be announced on this post. Good luck!

1/4/17: Congratulations to Ashley K from Boston! She was randomly chosen in our giveaway and is now busy selecting her 10 patterns.

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page from a 1950s McCall's catalog
A page from a 1950s McCall’s catalog.

TGIF: New Retro Butterick Calendar, Halloween Giveaway Reminder


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Happy Friday and happy Halloween! We just had our annual office Halloween lunch/party and it was so much fun. First prize in the costume contest went to Suzanne the Scissors:

Suzanne the Scissors. 1st place winner in the 2015 McCall Pattern Company employee costume contest.We’ll upload more costume photos to our Facebook page later today. We love to dress up!

Retro Butterick calendar available at Butterick.comHave you seen our new Retro Butterick 2016 calendar? It features 13 stylish reproductions from the pages of Butterick’s 1950s catalog archives. Click here to see more, but don’t wait because supplies are limited. This is the perfect gift for home sewers and vintage pattern lovers alike.

Halloween 2015 Giveaway sponsored by The McCall Pattern Company & Singer
This has to be one of the easiest ways around to win a new sewing machine. Deadline to enter is November 1; details here. Good luck!

New Pattern Giveaway. Plus, Periscoping!

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TGIF! To celebrate the first week of fall and this gorgeous weather we’re having here in NYC, let’s do a pattern giveaway. To enter, visit the new Vogue Patterns winter/holiday collection we just released and choose your favorite new pattern. Then leave a comment here telling us why you’d like to win it. One random winner will be selected next week and notified via this post. Good luck! You can also enter to win a new pattern on our Instagram account. GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.

9/30/15 UPDATE: Congratulations to Cherry Hall! She was our random winner. Cherry, see our reply to your comment for directions.

The McCall Pattern Company is hosting live videos on Periscope

Do you Periscope yet? In case you aren’t familiar with this new(ish) form of social media, Periscope gives you the ability to broadcast live video to followers. We’ve done two “test” videos so far featuring mini tours of our headquarters here in New York City, and we hope to do more behind-the-scenes videos. Follow us on Periscope and let us know here what kind of live videos you’d like us to broadcast.

Hong Kong seam finish of pea coat V1467.

Don’t you just love a nicely finished seam? This is the back seam of our pea-coat-in-progress, V1467. We’ll be working on the sleeves this weekend as part of our #v1467sewalong. What are you sewing this weekend?!