Homeschool Prom Dress Sewing Contest

by Heather
(Southfield, MI)

Sew Your Own Homeschool Prom Dress and Win!

Sew Your Own Homeschool Prom Dress and Win!

Want some extra cash or a new sewing machine? Sew your own homeschool prom dress and enter it into the "Sew Jo-Ann" sewing contest to win great prizes!

---->Please see "Note" below.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer in America, has once again issued the challenge – create a handmade prom look and enter it into the Sew Jo-Ann Prom Contest.

"The Sew Jo-Ann Prom Contest demonstrates an outstanding level of talent and ability among young sewers across the country," said Michelle Christensen, Jo-Ann vice president, general merchandise manager. "Our hope is that this contest will continue to cultivate students' creativity and help them achieve a one-of-a-kind prom look."

Fabulous Prizes!

Once students have had the chance to showcase their unique prom garments to their classmates at their homeschool prom, they'll have the opportunity to compete for great prizes.

To enter, students fill out the entry form and submit two photos of their garment along with a Jo-Ann register receipt that shows the purchase of their fabric. Judging will be based on workmanship, originality and level of detail. This contest is open to all students, including homeschoolers!

Prizes include:

1st Place

$1,000 cash + Singer® 8763 Curvy™ Electronic Sewing Machine and Dritz® "My Double" Deluxe Dressform Model #20405
(Total value = $1,649.98)

2nd Place

$500 cash + Singer® Serger 14CG754
(Total value = $799.99)

3rd Place

$250 cash + Dritz® "My Double" Dressform Model #20100
(Total value = $469.99)

Need Help Getting Started?

Plan to attend the Jo-Ann Prom Workshop at a store near you. From choosing your pattern and fabric to the finishing touches, expert instructors can help you create your own prom look. For class times and locations, log on to

For complete contest rules and an official entry form, customers can visit any Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store or visit their website.

---> Please Note: So far, Joann's has not released information for their annual sewing contest. As soon as we get details, we will post them.

About Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores (NYSE: JAS) the nation’s largest fabric and craft retailer with locations in 47 states, was founded in 1943 as a single retail store. Today, nearly 800 Jo-Ann stores across the country provide consumers with creative inspiration. For additional information, visit the Jo-Ann Fabrics website.

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