Monday, August 29, 2016

GIVEAWAY DAY: Something for you and something for them!

Today we have a two pattern giveaway in preparation for the new season of Project Run and Play!!!
Something for you....

and something for the kids...

To enter all you have to do is leave a comment saying which challenge for Season 12 you think will be the most fun.  (You can find all the challenges HERE.)  That's it!

And for an extra entry (or two) leave a comment if you follow Simple Simon and Company on Facebook or on Instagram or leave separate comments if you follow them on both!

Good Luck!!!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Project Run and Play Season 12 Weekly Challenges

Today is the day we get to announce the weekly challenges for Season let's get to it!

Week 1: (September 12) Pokemon Inspired
Everyone is catching them to kick off this season we are having a Pokemon INSPIRED challenge...for girls, for boys, fancy, lounge wear...whatever just as long as its children's clothing inspired by Pokemon.

Week 2: (September 19) "I'm an Autumn"
For this week's challenge create a children's look using the warm colors of autumn for your primary color palette.  (Reds, Oranges, Yellows, and Browns.)

Week 3:  (September 26) Halloween Costumes
That's right.  A good old, real life children's Halloween Costume...not an inspired by or anything like that.  A costume.  The real deal.

Week 4:  (October 3)  Signature Style
Create a children's outfit that best showcases your unique skills and style.

SO there you have it!
And of course there will be the weekly sew this is going to be FUN!!!!
Monday, August 22, 2016


The contestants for Project Run and Play Season 12 are:

Wild and Wanderful

The Sew and Tell Project

Gracious Threads




(Ladies watch for an email coming soon in the next day or two...)

We can't wait to see what this season will bring.
Until then join us on Wednesday when we will reveal the themes for this season!

Monday, August 15, 2016

Vote For Your Season 12 Project Run and Play Contestants!

After much behind the scenes debate and consideration we have an announcement.

Usually your votes add one or two talented ladies to the contestant pool each season but this season we are doing something different.


That's right all 6 contestants will be chosen by you!

15 amazing ladies were selected from the linky party and this week will be narrowed down to 6.

So check out the 15 photos....choose your favorite...cast your vote (between now and Thursday the 18th at midnight)...and then check back with us Friday the 19th where the 6 new contestants will be officially announced.

Then join us again on Monday the 22nd for the list of the weekly challenges!

Now...let's get voting!

#4.  This creator has asked to be removed as a contestant. 


Good luck to everyone!!!  And thank you to everyone who linked up!!!!

Monday, August 8, 2016

Open Call for Season 12 Project Run and Play Contestants


Season 12 of Project Run and Play will be beginning on September 12th and running through October 7th.

As usual there will be 4 challenges...all for sewing and designing children's clothing...and of prizes.

Sooooo....if that sounds like fun to you link up your favorite children's sewing project from this past year.  (You have from now until the evening of Saturday, August 13th to link up)  

Then on Monday, August 15 a selection of those entries will be up for voting for the last open spaces for PRP Season 12.

Good Luck and we can't wait to see all of your entries!
Thursday, August 4, 2016

We Want You For Next Season of Project Run and Play!!!

We want you for next season of Project Run and Play!

And next season starts next need to get this party started...which means that Monday we are having an open call linky party for anyone interested.

All the details will be announced on Monday.  
See you then!
Friday, July 29, 2016

Skirting the Issue with Ajaire from Call Ajaire

Today Ajaire is sharing her FREE Classic Maillot SwimSkirt (sizes nb to 12years), so head on over and get it!

Remember to link up any skirts you've sewn for Skirting The Issue here.  
And find all the information about this year's Skirting The Issue event here.