The Cottage Mama Sewing Contest Winner

The Cottage Mama Sewing Contest. Janey Jumper Pattern.

The Cottage Mama Sewing Contest winner is….the ‘Constellation-Class Dress’!

(Created and sewn by Andrea Rebholz)

Both of the judges, Nancy Zieman and Martha Pullen, were incredibly impressed by your creativity and attention to detail in creating this one-of-a-kind dress using the Janey Jumper Pattern. Thank you so much to everyone who entered the contest. You all have truly amazed me with your talent! We’ll definitely have to do this again.

Congratulations Andrea!!

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  1. Congratulations, Andrea, on your win!! And, thank you, Lindsay, for hosting such a fun contest…..we loved seeing everyone’s creativity shine through this challenge.

  2. Andrea Rebholz says

    Thank you so much! Still in shock but grinning from ear to ear. I am honored!

  3. Congratulation! The dress is adorable and so very unique!

  4. Theresa Coffey says

    Congratulations, Andrea! This truly is an amazing dress and this little girl is so blessed to have you sewing for her. This is a one of a kind keepsake. I would love to know if there is a story behind this creation. Is a parent or are the parents astronomers? Or, does this little “star” love looking at the night sky? The story behind the creation is always so interesting. Maybe in your excitement you can share the story. Congrats again! Well deserved.

  5. Lynne Tilley says

    This is just beautiful. Congrats to the winner! Adorable little model, too 🙂 🙂

  6. Amanda Harvey says

    Congratulations, such a pretty dress! I love your colour combinations and the little bit of tulle sticking out. You deserve to be a winner!

  7. Buddhini Ekanayake says

    Congratulations to Andrea. Yes, her dress is beautiful and really unique . It is a one-of-a-kind look 🙂

  8. Marie Danneels says

    Beautiful work – beautiful fabric – beautiful child -)

  9. What was the point of the voting?

  10. I don’t understand why that dress won? The people’s votes clearly show they liked other dresses more then this one. This dress is cute and so is this baby but some of the other dresses were better.

    • Hi Chere,

      Great to hear from you! The public vote was worth 25% of the total score. The judges had a very different opinion than the public vote and their score was worth 75% of the score. I didn’t want to put too much weight on the public vote so it didn’t end up being strictly a popularity contest. That just wouldn’t have been fair. Have a great day, Lindsay

  11. I love it! I thought all the finalists were awesome, but this one really thought outside the box with the Janey Jumper. Congrats, Andrea! 🙂