january 2021 slpco monthly challenge simple life pattern company all that glitters slpcochallenge hampton ivy zoe skylerhazel aspen tiegan

January 2021 Monthly Challenge: All that glitters…

2020 was a crazy year right?! A new year means new things will be happening here at SLPco. We are keeping our monthly challenges but I am changing it from 20% off to 30% off!! YES – how exciting! It’s the beginning of January and that means a new monthly challenge. All month, these 7 patterns will be on sale for 30% off! Now thats a great way to kick off the new year.

For the month of January, our challenge theme is “All that glitters”.

The Monthly Challenge

All month long we are featuring a select few patterns from our collection, which will be on sale for 30% off through the months end. If you decide to sew along with us, you can sew up one of the featured patterns and post a modeled or flat lay/mannequin photo in our fan group (or on instagram) with the hashtag #SLPcoChallenge for your chance to WIN a $20 credit!

Keep reading for all of the details!


Sew up any of the featured patterns and post a modeled or flat lay photo. You can enter as many times as you’d like, each new make = 1 entry.

We are giving away a total of THREE $20 shopping credits.

One winner will be chosen for each category:

  1. Best Creative Use of Pattern
  2. Best Matches Theme
  3. SLPco Team’s Choice (this can be anything based on embellishments, photography, use of pattern, eye catching, etc.)

The Patterns

Hampton Top, Dress & Maxi

The perfect dress for all occasions, Hampton is packed full of options. Great for year round sewing and school appropriate. Hampton comes in top, dress and maxi length. Choose from a full coverage back or the adorable cut out back option. This pattern also has perfectly flowy sleeves with a band for ultimate comfort and that adorable and trendy boho look. You can choose between short or long sleeves. This pattern has so many different skirts to choose from. Simple gathered skirt in top, dress or maxi lengths. You can also choose between a high low or high low high gathered skirt in top, dress and maxi lengths as well. I also included a circle skirt and high low high circle skirt option in top and dress lengths as well! WHEW! That is a lot of options to choose from.

This is also our sew along pattern later this month…. and baby Hampton is releasing soon too!

Ivy Angle Sleeve Top & Dress

Ivy is a sweet vintage inspired beauty! Ivy’s Angel Sleeve Top & Dress features babydoll style bodice that can be sewn simple or with the optional pin tuck placket for such a sweet look.  The angel sleeves on Ivy give this pattern such a feminine and sweet look.  It can also be made sleeveless if you prefer.  There are 3 skirt options for Ivy: a top length, vintage length, and a knee-length! The skirt has options for a simple gathered skirt or circle skirt that is sure to have your girl twirling the day away! The look is finished with a beautiful circle keyhole in the back with a tie closure.  Ivy also includes optional inseam pockets.

Ivy is also available in Baby sizes for the sweetest sister set!!

Zoe Knit Princess Seam Pocket Top & Dress

Zoe’s Knit Princess Seam Top & Dress features a beautiful silhouette perfect for all of your color blocking dreams. Finish the bodice with the lovely princess seams and add the optional bodice bands for added wow factor. The pockets seamlessly align with the princess seams for a beautiful flowing look. Not a fan of princess seams? Keep the bodice simple and just add the fun pockets. You have the flexibility to mix and match all of Zoe’s amazing features for a truly unique look. Available in 4 sleeve lengths, Zoe is a year round staple. Sleeveless, short, elbow, and long sleeves make this pattern the perfect transition piece. With the cuffed finish for the short, elbow, and long sleeve lengths you have an easy and fun look that your child, and you, are sure to love.

Skyler Knit Bow Back Top & Dress

Skyler’s Square Back Top & dress is loaded with is many options.   Skyler features three different back options, making this pattern the perfect staple for every season.  Open square back with side bows or a large center bow, square cutout back with side bows or a simple square back.  A modest line is available for those that love the look of the back but need a little more coverage.  Choose from sleeve tabs, short sleeves, elbow sleeves, long sleeves or sleeveless.  The higher bodice is perfect for adding embellishments or monograms.  You have the choice between a circle skirt or gathered skirt.  Peplum, tunic or dress length. Skyler is also available in Baby sizes.

Hazel’s High Low Zipper Dress

Hazel’s High Low Circle Skirt Zipper Dress is the perfect dress for play and is so beautiful sewn up in fancy fabrics for all the holidays / parties.  The gorgeous angled square neckline is a great way to showcase wide trims. This pattern features easy to read instructions and pictures for installing zippers, along with links to our YouTube channel for a zipper video. You will be amazed how beautifully this dress goes together. The bodice is lined, the skirt is not. However, you can easily line the skirt as well if you wanted. Choose from 2 back necklines: angled square or scoop back. The gorgeous puff sleeves with cuffs really jazz up this dress. You can also choose to do a simple sleeve. Cap, short sleeve (with or without cuff), elbow sleeeve (with or without cuff) long sleeves (with or without cuff).  Only dress length is included in the pattern. The high low circle skirt is stunning but if you want something a little more simple, you can opt for the gathered skirt.

Aspen V Bodice Dress

Aspen’s V Bodice Romper & Dress is a sweet vintage inspired dress with a V-shaped bodice.  The back feature a beautiful keyhole with ties to close.  Choose from romper, top, vintage or dress length.  The romper is offered through size 4.  Romper can be combined with the top length skirt to make the cutest skirted romper.  There are five sleeve options to choose from -sleeveless, flutters, cap, short or long sleeve with elastic casing.  Optional inseam pockets.  You will want t0 make this romper and dress over and over again

Tiegan Ruffle Cardigan & Duster

Tiegan is a relaxed/ loose fitting cardigan and duster drafted for your favorite sweater knits, double brushed poly, or favorite cozy knit.  Tiegan has 3 lengths to choose from, crop, cardigan or duster.  The crop and cardigan have 2 different hem lines you can choose from, curved or straight, while the duster offers only the straight hem with a side vent.  You can choose a simple neckband or ruffled neckband for an added detail design.  With 4 sleeve options this pattern can transition easily through all of the seasons.  Choose from sleeveless, a simple long sleeve, cuffed long sleeve or a ruffled cuff long sleeve.


Don’t forget to share those makes for the Monthly Challenge in the Facebook group or on Instagram using the official hashtag to enter!

Happy Sewing,


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