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|<div style="font-size:180%; text-align:center; padding:1em;">'''September is National Sewing Month'''</div>[[File:Sewing-Thread.jpg|center|250px|Photo courtesy of bekathwia on Flickr]]
 
<div style="font-size:155%; text-align:center; padding:1em;">September is '''National Sewing Month''' in the US and Wikia is searching for your latest creative projects! Many members of the Vintage Pattern Wiki community are also avid seamstresses and we've got the [[:Category:Gallery Photos|Gallery Photos]] to prove it. Now's your chance to show off your skills.</div>
 
   
<div style="font-size:155%; text-align:center; padding:1em;">'''Enter your vintage sewing project photo to win!'''</div>
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<div style="font-size:135%; text-align:left;">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!</div>
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<div style="font-size: 155%; text-align: center;">'''The Winners'''
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3688.jpg|Grand Prize: Sailor Gal Pantsuit by Sewweekly
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Khristie-4.jpg|2nd Place: Pink 50s Lady by KhristieB
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Retro1.jpg|Third Place: White Dress by RefugeeCrafter
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* '''Grand Prize '''($100 Amazon gift certificate) goes to.... '''Sailor Gal pantsuit''', contributed by [[User:Sewweekly|Sewweekly]]
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* '''Second place '''($25 Amazon gift certificate) goes to... '''Pink 50s Lady''', contributed by [[User:KhristieB|KhristieB]]
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* '''Third place '''($25 Amazon gift certificate) goes to... '''White Dress''', contributed by [[User:RefugeeCrafter|RefugeeCrafter]]
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<div style="font-size:120%; text-align:left;">Congrats to all of our finalists ([[User:Sewweekly|Sewweekly]], [[User:Polly_Esther|Polly Esther]], [[User:KhristieB|KhristieB]], [[User:RefugeeCrafter|RefugeeCrafter]], [[User:Mmdesigns2005|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.</div>
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<div style="font-size:140%; text-align:left;">Didn't win this time? We hope to have another giveaway in the future. Keep on sewing!</div>
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<div style="font-size:150%; text-align:center;">'''Slideshow of all 35 Entries'''</div>
   
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home-made-dress.jpg|JeskaD in her homemade dress (not vintage) from earlier this summer
 
 
Dress1.jpg|Cotton dress made from a free pattern available from Victoria & Albert Museum. ~[[User:ChronicallyUncool|ChronicallyUncool]]|link=http://chronicallyuncool.blogspot.com/2010/09/v-museum-dress-my-best-yet.html|linktext=Click for details about the dress on my blog, Chronically Uncool
 
Dress1.jpg|Cotton dress made from a free pattern available from Victoria & Albert Museum. ~[[User:ChronicallyUncool|ChronicallyUncool]]|link=http://chronicallyuncool.blogspot.com/2010/09/v-museum-dress-my-best-yet.html|linktext=Click for details about the dress on my blog, Chronically Uncool
 
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Cherries & Denim (3).jpg
 
Cherries & Denim (3).jpg
 
Peasant Top & Vintage shorts (2).jpg
 
Peasant Top & Vintage shorts (2).jpg
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IMG 5141.jpg|Made from 1960's Advance 9827 using a cotton/linen blend...could use a fluffer ;) practicalgirl
 
IMG 5141.jpg|Made from 1960's Advance 9827 using a cotton/linen blend...could use a fluffer ;) practicalgirl
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Cropped YellowDress1.JPG|McCall's 5898 in yellow linen for Easter. ~[[User:ChronicallyUncool|ChronicallyUncool]]
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V8956_5.JPG|Vogue 8956 in silk pique with silk dupioni underlining for crispness. ~[[User:ChronicallyUncool|ChronicallyUncool]]|link=http://chronicallyuncool.blogspot.com/search?q=8956|linktext=Details about Vogue 8956 on my blog, Chronically Uncool.
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Butterick 6710 in brown and turquoise.jpg|Butterick 6710 in brown and turquoise by Polly_Esther
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khristie-4.jpg|Simplcity 6838 from 1975 made by Khrstie B
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bella.jpg|Simplicity 6219 from 1965 made by Khristie B from vintage lace and new satin, modeled by Bella.
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002.JPG|Blue teacher dress with inverted pleat skirt (zebrakitkat)
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012.JPG|My blue Barbie dress (zebrakitkat)
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ppp.JPG|PPP- Pretty Purple Project (zebrakitkat)
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nvlentry.jpg|McCall 1081, 40s beret View C made of chambray linen with black linen two tone accent.|link=http://newvintagelady.blogspot.com/2010/09/chambray-beret.html|linktext=Details on construction here.
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vogue7618.jpg|Rustybobn wearing her interpretation of the 1952 Vogue 7618 dress.
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1940 McCalls 3836.jpg|1940 McCall 3836 Size 12 - V and E Historic
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nomad dress 007.jpg|Folkwear 107 in rayon velvets, linens, rayon challis, cottons by Fripperie|link=http://whatbelongstoafripperie.blogspot.com/2010/08/long-awaited.html
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Retro1.jpg|Vera Ellen Dress by RefugeeCrafter of refugeecrafter.com
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1297.jpg|Simplicity 1297|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/04/the-dont-call-me-mommie-dearest-outfit.html|linktext=My write-up of Simplicity 1297
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2126.jpg|Simplicity 2126 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/02/the-take-me-out-to-the-ballgame-dress.html
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1685.jpg|Simplicity 1685 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/02/not-yet-spring-kimono-dress.html|linktext=Simplicity 1685
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3338.jpg|Simplicity 3338 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/03/louisiana-hayride-dress.html|linktext=Simplicity 3338
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simp9944.jpg|Vogue 9944 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/04/the-maria-returns-from-the-abbey-dress.html|linktext=Vogue 9944
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mcc6224.jpg|McCall's 6224 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/05/the-i-will-never-wear-a-batik-print-batik-print-dress.html|linktext=McCall's 6224
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simp2101.jpg|Simplicity 2101 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/07/the-i-prefer-housekeeper-dress.html|linktext=Simplicity 2101 - sewweekly
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3688.jpg|Simplicity 9365 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/04/the-hello-sailor-outfit.html|linktext=Simplicity 9365 - sewweekly
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1566.jpg|Simplicity 1566 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/03/a-little-bit-tropical-dress.html|linktext=Simplicity 1566 - sewweekly
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2444.jpg|Simplicity 2444 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/05/the-not-quite-hawaii-playsuit.html|linktext=Simplicity 2444 - sewweekly
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simp3836.jpg|Simplicity 3836 - sewweekly|link=http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/08/the-i-want-to-go-to-bed-dress.html|linktext=Simplicity 3836 - sewweekly
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4986519503_d2788be010.jpg|Vogue 1476 and Issey Miyake design as worn by lsaspacey.
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Butterick4948.jpg|Butterick 4948 in purple corduroy worn by lsaspacey.
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4598623054_c6cd99936f.jpg|Simplicity 8126 denim skirt worn by lsaspacey
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Izdress.jpg|Simplicity 9128 made for Izzie by sarahphim65
 
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'''How to enter:'''
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''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 [[Giveaway_Official_Rules|official rules]] for more details. Good luck!''
# [[Special:Signup|Create a Wikia account]] or sign in with Facebook. It takes less than a minute! If you already have an account, be sure to '''sign in'''!
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# Submit an '''original photo''' of a sewing creation you've made recently to the slideshow above by clicking on the "add photo" button. Be sure to title your photo and include your user name. (''I've added my non-vintage sewing project to kick us off-''[[User talk:JeskaD|JeskaD]])
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'''About This Wiki:''' The [[Main Page|'''Vintage Patterns Wiki''']] is a collaborative Vintage Patterns database dedicated to '''Vintage Sewing Patterns''' that anyone can edit. If you would like to make an addition to our wiki and need help getting started, feel free to [[User talk:JeskaD|contact us]].
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'''Prizes and rules:''' The top 3 most voted-on photos will win Amazon gift certificates to purchase a slew of sewing, crafting or other creative accouterments for your next project.
 
* '''Grand prize''' - $100 dollar Amazon gift certificate
 
* '''Second place''' - $25 dollar Amazon gift certificate
 
* '''Third place''' - $25 dollar Amazon gift certificate
 
Every photo you add will give you another chance to win; however only one prize will be rewarded per person. '''Hurry, entry ends on October 1, 2010.'''
 
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''Fine Print: Five finalists will be chosen and the community will vote on their favorite photos between October 4-10. Winners will be announced on October 11,2010. Read the [[Giveaway_Official_Rules|official rules]] for more details. Good luck!''
 
 
[[Main Page|'''Vintage Patterns Wiki''']] is a collaborative Vintage Patterns database dedicated to '''Vintage Sewing Patterns''' that anyone can edit. If you would like to make an addition to our wiki and need help getting started, feel free to [[User talk:JeskaD|contact us]].
 
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Latest revision as of 08:47, June 29, 2016

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 http://whatbelongstoafripperie.blogspot.com/2010/08/long-awaited.html
  • Vera Ellen Dress by RefugeeCrafter of refugeecrafter.com
  • Simplicity 1297Go to My write-up of Simplicity 1297
  • Simplicity 2126 - sewweeklyGo to http://www.sewweekly.com/2010/02/the-take-me-out-to-the-ballgame-dress.html
  • 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!
About This Wiki: The Vintage Patterns Wiki is a collaborative Vintage Patterns database dedicated to Vintage Sewing Patterns that anyone can edit. If you would like to make an addition to our wiki and need help getting started, feel free to contact us.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.