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Official Announcement | #thelittlereddressproject 2017

Hello my lovely sewing friends. Last year I wanted to do something fun to bring the sewing community together during the holiday season and create long lasting bonds. This year is no different, I am excited to announce the second annual red dress project. This year my co-host is the lovely Rosa of Sewn. I am thrilled to have her on board and I know you are as well. We will have an amazing holiday season, putting together great dresses.

How to Win: Make a red dress based on the requirements below. Post your reveal photo to Instagram, tag and follow both host and we’ll do the rest by randomly choosing a winner.

Winners will be announced January 7th, 2018 on Instagram. If you are a winner please DM @runningNstyle or @rosabella.angelica

Prizes & Winners: For each sponsor their will be a winner, unless the sponsor is providing a discount code. Discount code will be good for a specific time-frame. Once codes are active, I’ll update here and post to Instagram. All updates will be posted to Instagram.

Note: Prizes Open to All (World Wide)

This is a challenge and not a contest. We have great sponsors and winners of their prizes will be RANDOMLY selected.

Although this is a friendly challenge, there still are requirements & rules.

Challenge Rules:

  1. Make a Red Christmas dress for you, a friend or child. Your dress should be 90% red. Here are the exceptions: Burgundy and Blush Pink. Other exceptions would be patterned fabric such as floral, lace, geometric, it’s your choice as long as RED is the most predominant.
    1. Reveal Date 12/17-12/24
    2. Remember to use #thelittlereddressproject, tag @runningnstyle and @rosabella.angelica when posting your project.
  2. Style Icon Challenge: Re-create a famous red dress or your favorite from the Movies. (No color exceptions, your dress must be 90% red, accent colors are allowed but should not distract from the overall dress.
    1. Reveal Date 12/21-12/24
    2. Remember to use #thelittlereddressproject, tag @runningnstyle and @rosabella.angelica when posting your project.

Note: This challenge is for those that are daring or would like to try new techniques to improve their sewing skills


  1. Please adhere the to all challenge rules
  2. Follow both Renata @runningnstyle on IG & YouTube, @rosabella.angelica on IG and YouTube as SEWN


  1. Please share this challenge and spread the word on social media don’t forget to use #thelittlereddressproject2, tag @runningnstyle and @rosabella.angelica
  2. Share your project, fabric, pattern, process on IG, Blog or Vlog to encourage and motivate others.
  3. We ask that you kindly support our sponsors by following and tagging them.


Both Rosa and I look forward to a fun and eventful holiday with you alongside us on this challenge.



  1. October 8, 2017 / 4:39 pm

    I’m in looking to do more hand sewing , SO this will be my challenge. Thanks

    • October 17, 2017 / 1:37 pm

      I look forward to your project. I’m glad you are joining us.

  2. Zaman
    November 20, 2017 / 7:19 pm

    Hey Renata,
    It would be nice if you could post swatches of the burgundy or blush pink shades allowed. It’s very confusing. When looking at swatches I say “blush pink” my sister says “dusty rose.” And according to google we are both right!!

      • Zaman
        November 22, 2017 / 6:01 pm

        That would be kind and very helpful! Thank you.

        • November 28, 2017 / 10:19 pm

          Hi Zaman, My apologies for the delayed response. I’ve updated my post: https://goo.gl/PT5bnh . I hope the color cards help with your choice!

          • Zaman
            November 29, 2017 / 7:23 pm

            Please don’t apologise. Thank you so much for the update.☺️

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