Vintage Sewing Project Giveaway

September was National Sewing Month in the US and Wikia celebrated by holding its first Vintage Patterns Wiki giveaway. We received 35 beautiful submissions and 335 votes in our final run off. Thanks to everyone who entered and voted. With no further ado, we're excited to announce the winners as voted on by you, the community!

The Winners
  • Grand Prize ($100 Amazon gift certificate) goes to.... Sailor Gal pantsuit, contributed by Sewweekly
  • Second place ($25 Amazon gift certificate) goes to... Pink 50s Lady, contributed by KhristieB
  • Third place ($25 Amazon gift certificate) goes to... White Dress, contributed by RefugeeCrafter

Congrats to all of our finalists (Sewweekly, Polly Esther, KhristieB, RefugeeCrafter, Mmdesigns2005) and a big thank you to everyone who participated in our giveaway! Take a peek below at the gallery of all of the entries.

Didn't win this time? We hope to have another giveaway in the future. Keep on sewing!

Slideshow of all 35 Entries
  • Cotton dress made from a free pattern available from Victoria & Albert Museum. ~ChronicallyUncoolGo to Click for details about the dress on my blog, Chronically Uncool
  • Made from 1960's Advance 9827 using a cotton/linen blend...could use a fluffer ;) practicalgirl
  • McCall's 5898 in yellow linen for Easter. ~ChronicallyUncool
  • Vogue 8956 in silk pique with silk dupioni underlining for crispness. ~ChronicallyUncoolGo to Details about Vogue 8956 on my blog, Chronically Uncool.
  • Butterick 6710 in brown and turquoise by Polly_Esther
  • Simplcity 6838 from 1975 made by Khrstie B
  • Simplicity 6219 from 1965 made by Khristie B from vintage lace and new satin, modeled by Bella.
  • Blue teacher dress with inverted pleat skirt (zebrakitkat)
  • My blue Barbie dress (zebrakitkat)
  • PPP- Pretty Purple Project (zebrakitkat)
  • McCall 1081, 40s beret View C made of chambray linen with black linen two tone accent.Go to Details on construction here.
  • Rustybobn wearing her interpretation of the 1952 Vogue 7618 dress.
  • 1940 McCall 3836 Size 12 - V and E Historic
  • Folkwear 107 in rayon velvets, linens, rayon challis, cottons by FripperieGo to
  • Vera Ellen Dress by RefugeeCrafter of
  • Simplicity 1297Go to My write-up of Simplicity 1297
  • Simplicity 2126 - sewweeklyGo to
  • Simplicity 1685 - sewweeklyGo to Simplicity 1685
  • Simplicity 3338 - sewweeklyGo to Simplicity 3338
  • Vogue 9944 - sewweeklyGo to Vogue 9944
  • McCall's 6224 - sewweeklyGo to McCall's 6224
  • Simplicity 2101 - sewweeklyGo to Simplicity 2101 - sewweekly
  • Simplicity 9365 - sewweeklyGo to Simplicity 9365 - sewweekly
  • Simplicity 1566 - sewweeklyGo to Simplicity 1566 - sewweekly
  • Simplicity 2444 - sewweeklyGo to Simplicity 2444 - sewweekly
  • Simplicity 3836 - sewweeklyGo to Simplicity 3836 - sewweekly
  • Vogue 1476 and Issey Miyake design as worn by lsaspacey.
  • Butterick 4948 in purple corduroy worn by lsaspacey.
  • Simplicity 8126 denim skirt worn by lsaspacey
  • Simplicity 9128 made for Izzie by sarahphim65

Fine Print: Five finalists were chosen by the Wikia staff from the above slideshow and the community will vote on their favorite photos between October 4-10. Winners will be announced on October 11, 2010. Read the official rules for more details. Good luck!
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