#hacklamode Sewing Contest


Our hacklamode contest is now live!
Find below all the details regarding this international sewing contest, and more information regarding our Imagine pattern.
First, please welcome Imagine, our new sewing pattern to customise & hack as much as you want for the contest. 


All about the pattern: 
  • The files to download contains everything you need to know to make this dress: recommended fabrics, haberdashery, printing options, and the instruction booklet to guide you through steps. 

How to participate to the associated contest? 

You have until the 4th of december 2016 to download and make your version of Imagine.
This year, we decided to reward more seamstresses: the pattern hackers, but also the ones who will decide to play with different fabrics, the ones who will have a nice & fun direction in way the photo/video is made to participate. In a few words, we will reward Creativity!   

Here are the awards:

  • Best use of fabrics
  • Best pattern hack
  • Best direction (photo, video)
  • Public prize (thanks to a voting system)
  • And… The Grand Prix !

You can participate several times, however we will only accept one media for each version of your dress. 

To submit your participation

Via Instagram
Post your version along with#hacklamode and #ImagineLAP + don’t forget to mention us! @louisantoinetteparis). Careful: your account must be open to participate. 

Via Facebook/email
Upload your photo/video here 

Here is a good example of the kind of photo collage you can make to publish you version in just one photo, so that the jury canclearly see  all the work you made: 


You can use Layout from Instagram to create this collage.

Selection of the finalists

All the participations will be gathered one 1 platform: Iconosquare
This platform will enable you to participate directly through Instagram, & Facebook, or to directly upload your photo/movie on the platform.
Each participation will have their own url, to send to your friends & family to ask for their vote:-)

  • The participants with the more votes under his photo/video will win the Public Prize.
  • 6 finalists will be selected by Louis Antoinette team for those 3 categories: Best fabrics combination, best pattern hack & best direction. This gives us a total of 18 finalists.  One winner only for each category, the jury will decide who deserves to win. 
  • Then comes the Grand Prix! The final winner will be chosen among those 18 finalists 
The jury

A real crush for this young french company that has fulfill the dream of every woman: offer feminine shoes with interchangeable heels.And guess what, it works! Learn more about Alegory here

We only use
Janome sewing machines, they had to be a part of this adventure with us!

A little Mercerie
The french version of Etsy. Join us on the 2nd of November on our social networks to learn more about them 🙂

THE french media for every DIY addict 🙂

To find the fabric you’ll need (you ALWAYS need fabrics :-).
As good news never comes alone, enter the code HACKLAMODE to get 5% discount on your cart.

Anne Sarah is the founder of Artesane, which offers quality videos tutorials to teach you to sew, embroider, knit, etc. In short, to become a pro 🙂

 Solène, the winner of #hacklaode, Season 1 will be part of the jury this time, & Barbara from the blog http://bmade.canalblog.com/, who is like a godmother to Louis Antoinette 🙂

€ 1,500 gifts !


Our partners will cover you with € 1,500 gifts to be distributed!

Let’s begin with the Grand Jury Prize!

This year, the winner will receive vouchers worth € 630, divided as follows:
1 voucher on the site www.alegory.com worth 290 €
1 voucher from Janome worth 170 €
1 voucher on the site alittlemercerie.com worth 50 €
1 voucher worth € 50 from www.louisantoinette.com
1 voucher worth € 40 on www.cousette.com
1 subscription to the print and web Marie Claire Ideas magazine worth € 30

Winners of the other 4 categories each win vouchers worth a total of € 205:
1 voucher on the site www.alegory.com worth 100 €
1 voucher worth € 30 from www.louisantoinette.com
1 voucher from Janome worth 20 €
1 voucher on the site alittlemercerie.com worth 20 €
1 voucher worth € 15 on www.cousette.com
1 subscription to the web magazine Marie Claire Ideas worth € 20

Each will be valid until March 31st, 2017.

Don’t hesitate to comment if you have any question !