Monday 6 October 2014

Sewing Stash Giveaway !!!!

So after winning the Pattern Pyramid a few months back, I decided that rather than add to the already overflowing stash of patterns being sent around the globe, I'd host another giveaway to even things out and to give those of you without a blog a chance to win something too!

So I have raided my pattern stash and have chosen some lovely ones for you to win, I have tried to pick a range of patterns from a few eras to mix it up a bit!Lets have a closer look...

1980s New Look 6585 (UK 8-16)
Dress with tucks from fitted buttoned waistband has a large sailor collar divided at the back. View 1 has short Magyar sleeves and wrap skirt. View 2 is sleeveless and has a front buttoning skirt.

1940s Simplicity 1273 (Bust 34)
This dress buttons down the front and is finished with a notched collar. There are tucks at the lower front edge and gathers at the lower back edge of bodice. The skier is seamed at either side of the centre front and back. Interesting pocket like detail is stitched in shoulder seams and buttoned to the bodice front. View 1 has belt flaps which are joined with waistline seams and button to skirt. View 2 is fashioned with long sleeves finished with a wristband.

1960s Retro Butterick B5747 (UK 8-16)
Misses dress and belt, both versions have a collar detachable dickey, fitted bodice, waistband, pleated skirt and belt. View B has a semi-fitted shirt back hemline vent and topstitching.

1972 Simplicity (Bust 36)
Misses dress in two lengths and unlined jacket (dress bodice designed for knit fabrics only. The long or short dress with skirt stitched to contrasting bodice at waistline has back zipper, high rounded neckline, stand-up collar and optional purchased belt. The unlined top-stitched jacket with front closing has yoke back, collar, band, patch pockets and long set-in sleeves.

 1975 Style 1023 (Bust 31")
Misses top, skirt and trousers. Top with collar has a front open zipper, elastic thru waistline casing and set-in sleeves. View 1 has long sleeves pleated buttoned cuffs. View 2 has short sleeves gathered into sleeve bands. The skirt is panelled. Skirt and trousers have waistband and side zipper.

So if you fancy making yourself a pair of 70s flares, a 60s shirt waister or a 40s button through dress then this is what you have to do!

1. Leave me a comment below (you will need a google or Disqus account to do that) needn't be anything fancy a count me in will do!

2. Leave your comment by Friday 17th of October 2014

So don't be shy why not have a go, I will post anywhere in the world so no matter where you live feel free to join in!

Wendy x
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  1. Ooh I'd love these. Count me in! :-) especially loving the 60s dress! :-) could do with adding a few more patterns to my stash! :-) x

  2. Please count me in! I especially like the 1940's and the 1960's pattern and thanks for you generosity in having a worldwide giveaway.

  3. Iam not shy, count me in. I think I actually made the 70s suit, that was my dressmaking hayday.

  4. How wonderful! I scored a handful of vintage patterns recently. Such treasures!

  5. I would use 4 out of 5 of these patterns so would love to win!

  6. Oooh . . . I love the 40's dress, but the 70's trousers would be fun to sew as well!

  7. Line Herlev Meldgaard7 October 2014 at 09:15

    I would love to try out the Simplicity 1273 dress! What a great giveaway. Wish you all luck...

  8. Those 60s dresses are so cute! I will keep my fingers crossed!

  9. Count me in please! :)

  10. I just love old pattern's. I do get a kick out of some of them too. So Please Count me IN!

  11. I love vintage patterns

  12. Would love to get my hands on these!

  13. Thank you fr this wonderful giveaway!
    Im entering with pleasure.
    GFCHelena Oops
    G+:Helena Oops
    Fingers rossed!