GIVEAWAY: ErikawithaK Vintage Patterns

by Katherine on February 1, 2013 · 121 comments

in Giveaway,Vintage Sewing

You may remember Erika (from ErikawithaK Vintage) from the giveaway she hosted for us last year. I know she loves seeing what everyone here is making so she wants to spur you guys on with with another little treat. As I was prepping for this giveaway, I started flicking through Erika’s shop looking for my favorites and I hadn’t even reached past the second page before I had more pictures than I could ever possibly fit into a post. Seriously, go check it out – you’re sure to find something you love too.

The Prize

Our lucky winner will recieve $30 store credit to spend on whatsoever your heart desires from ErikawithaK Vintage. She has a selection of patterns from all decades and some fabric in there too. Erika ships worldwide and, as always, this giveaway is open to everyone, no matter where you live.

To Enter

Head over to ErikawithaK Vintage and pick your favorite pattern. Pop back here and let me know which one you love most and why. The giveaway will close on Friday, February 8th.

 

 

 

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kittysdrawings February 1, 2013 at 1:02 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/120411801/1940s-womens-dress-vogue-special-design?
This is absolutely glorious! I love gathered dresses
But if I won I’d probably buy this
http://www.etsy.com/listing/122112530/1940s-womens-dress-butterick-3819?
It’s just so unique!

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Amy S February 1, 2013 at 1:06 am

I love this 1940s blouse! http://www.etsy.com/listing/120954316/1940s-womens-blouse-simplicity-1796?ga_search_query=blouse&favorite_listing_id=120954316&show_panel=true

The sleeve options and chance to mix up the yolk/neckline is so fun.

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Danielle February 1, 2013 at 1:10 am
Anthea February 1, 2013 at 1:25 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/109167732/1950s-womens-dress-butterick-7580?ga_search_query=50s

I love the yoke at the hips and the fabric suggestions in the illustrations are marvelous!

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Angela Wicentowich February 1, 2013 at 1:34 am

I absolutely love this one:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/115288121/1950s-womens-wiggle-dress-simplicity?
LOVE the obi belt.
Thanks for the giveaway.

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Kat February 1, 2013 at 1:52 am

Ohh, what a treat! I love this 1940s suit – http://www.etsy.com/listing/120956224/1940s-womens-pants-blouse-jacket-vogue

She says in her description she could see Katharine Hepburn wearing it and that is so true. One classy outfit!

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Melanie February 1, 2013 at 2:01 am

Just saw the free give away and headed oveber to the web site. She has some fantastic patterns. So many to choose from, but I really love is Simplicity pattern 4667!

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Melanie February 1, 2013 at 2:04 am

Just saw the free give away and headed oveber to the web site. She has some fantastic patterns. So many to choose from, but I really love is Simplicity pattern 4667!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/105298175/1950s-womens-dress-with-sweetheart?

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CarmencitaB February 1, 2013 at 2:39 am
sewperstitious February 1, 2013 at 3:09 am
Emma February 1, 2013 at 3:32 am

I LOVE the 1940s tennis dress with shorts.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/109072797/1940s-womens-dress-and-shorts-simplicity?image_id=415438459

I’ve had my eyes on it for a while. I was going to make a sports – well: running – outfit in 2012, but buying an old house and not owning so much as a bed to sleep in (we had to get rid of all of our furniture; too expensive to move internationally with them) took all of our time and money. Now that we have an actual table I can sit with when I sew, I hope that 2013 will be the year!

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Jeanne February 1, 2013 at 4:27 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/121591181/1940s-womens-dress-cape-collar-vogue?
I’d really like to see how the collar pattern works…. plus it’s a lovely dress!

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fiona February 1, 2013 at 4:45 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/116863285/1960s-womens-mod-sheath-dress-mccalls
Love the neckline of this, my daughters getting married ,maybe I could wear this.

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Marie February 1, 2013 at 5:19 am

Yes please count me in…I love this shop and have bought from Erika a few times before! I would be very torn between a few beautiful patterns, because they are just so beautiful:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/105374823/1950s-womens-daydress-bolero-vintage?

http://www.etsy.com/listing/105298175/1950s-womens-dress-with-sweetheart?

http://www.etsy.com/listing/113186548/1950s-womens-dress-simplicity-4288?

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Melody Mae February 1, 2013 at 6:58 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/109584420/late-1940s-womens-shirtdress-advance

I’m absolutely dying for a shirtwaist, and this is a gorgeous one!

Honestly, though, the patterns are so cheap and varied that I imagine i could spend a fortune on here!

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Erin February 1, 2013 at 8:37 am
Bessie Miller February 1, 2013 at 9:08 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/93058398/1940s-womens-ruffle-blouse-simplicity?

This blouse pattern is my favorite. I love the four variations, and would have to make one of each! I want to start wearing more blouses/skirts this year. :)

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Sean MacKenzie February 1, 2013 at 9:14 am
Joyatri February 1, 2013 at 9:18 am

I love the 1970s cape pattern. http://www.etsy.com/listing/90541051/1970s-womens-cape-and-scarf-simplicity

I had a similar cape in that decade, which I miss very much.

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Amy February 1, 2013 at 9:24 am

My favorite is http://www.etsy.com/listing/89758638/1950s-teen-shirtdress-advance-8564? I love the comfort factor and just the overal 50′s look of it. This one came in a close second, I’m a sucker for wiggle dresses! http://www.etsy.com/listing/115288121/1950s-womens-wiggle-dress-simplicity?

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Chastity Senek February 1, 2013 at 9:28 am

1930s Womens Dinner Dress and Slip – Simplicity 2354…… I think I just passed out from the elegance and pure gorgeousness that is this dress and slip.

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tanyamaile February 1, 2013 at 9:30 am

I absolutely love butterick 5147 from 1947′ I can picture myself wearing both that dress and the matching coat. Just lovely! I would have to size it up a bit but it would definitely be worth it!

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vintageattempt February 1, 2013 at 9:31 am
Morgan February 1, 2013 at 9:35 am

Thanks for the great giveaway! I have been looking for a good playsuit pattern and I love this one!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/109876441/1940s-womens-playsuit-advance-4219?
I like this one too, that bow is so cute!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/122112530/1940s-womens-dress-butterick-3819?
And both are my size : )

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BoPeep February 1, 2013 at 9:48 am

Advance 6200 because I’m already looking for the perfect Easter dress pattern. Two months lead time is not unreasonable. But can we talk about her fabric? I see a piece of floral corduroy from the 70s that I used to make my daughter a jumper! I may have to buy it to make myself a matching one!

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Amydigs February 1, 2013 at 10:01 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/115276451/1950s-womens-dress-simplicity-2649?

The panelling on this dress is amaazing! Sigh!

There’s some lovely stuff in the shop. Dangerous :D

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VintageGams February 1, 2013 at 10:12 am

I love this 50′s frock and smock pattern. I could dress it up or down, lengthen it for evening and just find so many uses for it!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/113189513/1950s-womens-housedress-and-smock

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Megan February 1, 2013 at 10:30 am

I’m so torn! I love three: http://www.etsy.com/listing/99795269/1970s-womens-day-dress-mail-order-8180?, http://www.etsy.com/listing/93058398/1940s-womens-ruffle-blouse-simplicity?, http://www.etsy.com/listing/82823856/1960s-womens-jumper-dress-and-blouse?
The biggest reason I’m hot for these is that they are all slightly too big for me – I’m much better at grading down than up :) I also love that all 3 have interesting collar options :)

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Lexie February 1, 2013 at 10:30 am

I love this 50′s dress. http://www.etsy.com/listing/113186548/1950s-womens-dress-simplicity-4288

It could be dressed up or down, depending on fabric choice. Super sweet sleeves too.

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Alisha February 1, 2013 at 10:42 am

I love anything 1940′s and this dress pattern…its perfect
http://www.etsy.com/listing/122308955/1940s-womens-dress-with-keyhole-neck

Thanks for the giveaway!!

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Yaz February 1, 2013 at 10:52 am

My favourite is 1980s Womens Jumpsuit Dress – Simplicity 7812 Vintage Pattern – UNCUT FF!
Why: Because I can’t wait to sew it up and go Disco!

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Miranda February 1, 2013 at 10:55 am

I’m drooling over Simplicity 1115! I love kimono sleeves and that asymmetrical front. It’d be an awesome dress to make a grocery trip in! :)

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Michelle February 1, 2013 at 11:05 am

Well, to start, I would absolutely need to buy the Red/Green/White plaid fabric she has for sale, which I think would look fantastic as McCalls 4032. Thanks for the giveaway! How perfect a spring/summer picnicking dress would it be?

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mideva February 1, 2013 at 11:24 am

1950s Womens Dress – Simplicity 1456 Vintage Pattern – Bust 32 Size 14 UNCUT FF I love any thing that buttons on,the pencil slim dress,plastron ,and a dickie

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Crystal February 1, 2013 at 11:42 am

Oooh it is so hard to choose just one pattern!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/87003925/1950s-womens-dress-and-blouse-simplicity? I love the option of dress, jumper and blouse,

http://www.etsy.com/listing/109584420/late-1940s-womens-shirtdress-advance? A classic shirtdress is always appealing

http://www.etsy.com/listing/98880573/1930s-womens-smock-advance-1688-vintage? Again a simple shirtdress for daily wear

http://www.etsy.com/listing/108731001/1940s-womens-blouse-simplicity-4608?
A good blouse pattern with collar and sleeve variations

However! I have to say this evening gown is gorgeous and I would love to make it in a blue silk!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/114118155/1940s-womens-evening-dress-vogue-special?

Crystal

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Crystal February 1, 2013 at 11:43 am

Just realized that I needed to clarify that the Evening Gown is my favorite!!!

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Taysha Riggs February 1, 2013 at 11:56 am

I like the Butterick 3819: Misses’ One-Piece Tie-On Dress

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Maddy Pierson February 1, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Oh it’s so hard to choose a favorite!! But I absolutely love this dress, especially the neckline of it :)

http://www.etsy.com/listing/105298175/1950s-womens-dress-with-sweetheart?

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Seamstress Erin February 1, 2013 at 12:32 pm

So many beautiful dresses to pick from! I’d have to agonize way too long before deciding. There are a couple of beautiful 40′s dresses that I would love to make. But a smart little 60′s suit might be in order too!

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Fripperie February 1, 2013 at 12:33 pm

I’m intrigued by the construction of this ’40s frock: http://www.etsy.com/listing/122112530/1940s-womens-dress-butterick-3819?

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Kate February 1, 2013 at 1:33 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/107391434/1960s-womens-cocktail-dress-mccalls-6802?

This 60s cocktail dress is my favorite- I love the unusual darts!

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Mel February 1, 2013 at 2:16 pm

I love this shirt dress pattern, I think shirt dresses are classy and sporty atthe same time. i love them!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/77888353/1960s-womens-shirt-dress-vintage-sewing?

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Annei February 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/116476332/1940s-womens-dress-mail-order-4731?

I love the button detail along the bust line along with the scallops and ruffles, that continue all the way down the side is just so unique and perfect.
I love the ruffle detail with the scallops on the pocket
I love the classic nipped in waist of this dress, also I love the option of long sleeve or short.

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Jenni February 1, 2013 at 6:07 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/120411801/1940s-womens-dress-vogue-special-design

I’d be in absolute heaven to have this pattern because is has such unusual gathering and I think it would be a flattering style on me. . . Plus, I have some beautiful rayon challis that I think would be just the thing for this pattern!

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madamasel February 1, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Oh, i can’t decide. But two of them are so cute.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/111104125/1950s-juniors-dress-and-petticoat?
This 50s dress has a petticoat ontop.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/109584420/late-1940s-womens-shirtdress-advance
The second 40s dress ist more for every day.

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madamsel February 1, 2013 at 7:39 pm

sorry, i send it too fast. My name ist madamsel, not madamasel. Thanks

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mishapley February 1, 2013 at 8:17 pm

I love this one. http://www.etsy.com/listing/115993242/1950s-womens-dress-simplicity-1456?. How sleek, how trim. The way the jacket buttons onto the dress. Love.

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Kristin February 1, 2013 at 8:20 pm

It’s so hard to choose from all the amazing patterns, but right now I am loving Advance 5057!

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Adey February 1, 2013 at 9:08 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/120411801/1940s-womens-dress-vogue-special-design?
Absolutely love the scalloped sleeves, neckline and breathtaking gathers on this shapely 40s dress. It’s my fave era to sew. Pure elegance and gorgeousness!

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Samantha February 1, 2013 at 9:33 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/115288121/1950s-womens-wiggle-dress-simplicity?ga_search_query=34

Because I’m not sure which is more awesome, that fabulous collar or homegirl’s beaming face lol. She is delighted with herself.

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Nike Eve February 2, 2013 at 12:17 am

It’s rather plain compared to some of the other offerings in the store, but I LOVE the Simplicity 5111 blouse pattern (http://www.etsy.com/listing/113885718/1960s-womens-blouse-simplicity-5111?)

I love all the collar options. And the 3/4 sleeves. I would make and wear the hell out of any of those!

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Elisha February 2, 2013 at 3:58 am

This is the dress pattern that I would like. I want to add it to my other dresses that I am making from the 1950s. I like the style!
1950s Womens Dress – Simplicity 1115 Vintage Pattern – 32 Bust UNCUT FF
Thanks!

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Tia February 2, 2013 at 7:26 am
Becky Culbertson February 2, 2013 at 8:28 am

It was sooo hard to choose because she has so many great things! My final choice is 1115, which is pictured above, with the lovely evening dress in white with a shawl/wrap collar, and the day dress in the green polka dot. (I think it was a Butterick?) It is beautiful.

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Lholy-chan February 2, 2013 at 9:57 am

This 50′s dress is really lovely:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/120702678/1950s-womens-dress-simplicity-1115
I like the crossing front and the gathers at the sides that end in a soft pleat at the front. Plus you can either make it very fancy with the draped collar or more simple and everyday wear without it. And I have to say I quite like the fabric pictured for the green one. ^^ I can totally picture myself wearing it! Thank you for this giveaway.

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Joy February 2, 2013 at 5:42 pm

Simplicity 2354 – the red dinner dress and slip – just to recreate and relive the wonderful black and white movies I lived through as a child

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Nessa February 2, 2013 at 6:02 pm

What an amazing treasure trove! I really like day dress number 8180 because it is the first vintage pattern I’ve come across for a larger-busted lady, and it would be my first foray into vintage patterns. What a treat it would be to start on a new sewing journey.

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Rachel February 2, 2013 at 6:18 pm

I really love the cap sleeves on 50′s style dress simplicity 4288! I would love to find the daughter’s version too and make one for my girls and I :-) Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter!

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Zarah February 2, 2013 at 6:51 pm

Such a wonderful selection, but I keep coming back to this one:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/122112530/1940s-womens-dress-butterick-3819?

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old-fashioned-girl February 2, 2013 at 7:29 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/109211016/1940s-womens-dress-simplicity-2617
such a simply timeless shirt dress, I love the double darts and cuffed short sleeves, but its a tough decision with all those beautiful patterns :)

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tane February 2, 2013 at 9:57 pm
Ruthanne February 3, 2013 at 2:06 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/109211016/1940s-womens-dress-simplicity-2617

I have a real thing for shirtwaist dresses and I love the collar and sleeve cuffs on this one. If it was in my size I might just have snapped it up!

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Elise February 3, 2013 at 2:16 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/105296884/1940s-womens-hat-gloves-purse-simplicity?

I’ve never tried to make hats before and this pattern is lovely!

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Laurie Brown February 3, 2013 at 5:45 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/120702678/1950s-womens-dress-simplicity-1115?

I love how it can be very sophisticated with the big shawl collar or workplace appropriate without the collar. And that SKIRT! It had never occurred to me before to gather the sides more than the front, but it makes perfect sense. I’d love to make this dress!

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Jill February 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm

Vogue 7647. Love it!

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Jaime February 3, 2013 at 11:53 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/111446052/1940s-deep-round-neckline-blouse-vogue?
Cause I need a simple pretty blouse, I always get distracted by the lovely dresses which I don’t wear nearly as much as separates.

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Jo February 4, 2013 at 1:03 am
Kath February 4, 2013 at 2:08 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/109584420/late-1940s-womens-shirtdress-advance?

I absolutely adore this dress. It is classy but still simple enough to wear every day.

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Era February 4, 2013 at 10:03 am

I personally would not call my selection, the 1960s Teen Womens Skirt Blouse Stockings – Simplicity 6189 Vintage Pattern a “vintage” because I wore that outfit! Seeing the pattern led me down memory lane; I purchased it off the rack when my mom and I visited my brother in NYC and attended the World’s Fair. Black & white checked wool skirt with puce-color stretch-knit top and stockings designed with woven-in black asterisks. That outfit served me well. The skirt also looked terrific when paired with a peter pan collar, tiny-floral print blouse. Loved the 60′s look. Separates are still my thing.

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Anne February 4, 2013 at 12:36 pm

It’s so difficult to choose! But…I must say that I love the three bolero jackets of McCalls 6916. It’s a pattern that I would use often, as I live in Florida and I frequently use jackets for layering in the winter and warmth in extreme air-conditioning. They look sleek and modern, and would match so many other wardrobe pieces.

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Natascha February 4, 2013 at 1:25 pm

I would love to make a 40s dress like this http://www.etsy.com/listing/122308955/1940s-womens-dress-with-keyhole-neck? my new sewing project :)

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Eowyn February 4, 2013 at 2:47 pm

The Advance 5057 shirtdress is so elegant. I’d like to try the Simplicity 5435 tent dress because of its simplicity (and learning how to smock the dress) and the 1960s SImplicity 5072 women’s blouses with the wonderful elbow patches.

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anna February 4, 2013 at 4:12 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/86934910/1970s-vintage-sewing-pattern-simplicity?

My Sister and a bunch of my friends are having babies very soon and I would love to use that pattern to make adorable little clothes for them!

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redthread February 4, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Agreed – so hard to choose!
I love this cute 30s dress and bolero – so sweet!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/78134354/1930s-womens-dress-and-bolero-advance?

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Sarah February 4, 2013 at 5:24 pm

Oh no I can’t pick just one! I think this one is the one I like most but there are others! http://www.etsy.com/listing/107391434/1960s-womens-cocktail-dress-mccalls-6802?ref=usr_faveitems

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beccac February 4, 2013 at 6:17 pm

Its hard to choose but I do love the 50s Advance robe pattern. It’d need some serious grading but it is lovely!!

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Katie February 4, 2013 at 9:39 pm

Just starting to get into vintage sewing and I love the clothing of the 30s and 40s. There is just something so elegant about those years and the sacrifices that clothing had to make as a result of the Depression doesn’t detract from the beauty in anyway. Its so hard to pick but I think I would have to choose Advance 2131. http://www.etsy.com/listing/78134354/1930s-womens-dress-and-bolero-advance? It just reminds me of one of my favorite movies – Stage Door with Katherine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, and Lucille Ball. Definitely something that those elegant ladies would have worn in that movie, especially Andrea Leeds.

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Jennifer February 4, 2013 at 10:55 pm

I like the simple wrap skirt from the 40s, McCall 5847. The detail on the front makes the skirt interesting. Simple to make, elegant to wear.

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Lisa Sullivan February 5, 2013 at 7:56 am

1970s Womens Mini Dress – Simplicity 7130 Vintage Pattern – Bust 32.5 UNCUT

I could buy all of the patterns, but I found this one different, quirky and fun.

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Pam E February 5, 2013 at 12:47 pm

Like Lisa above my comment, my favorite pattern is the 1970s Womens Mini Dress – Simplicity 7130 Vintage Pattern – Bust 32.5 UNCUT. I love this pattern, not because it’s listed as a mini dress (heavens, I’m too old for that), but because if you drop the length a bit, it looks like a recycled style from the 1940s.

Good luck to everyone.

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Allynara February 5, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Oooh, I adore ErikawithaK! She has such devine trasure, if I had the money, I think I would buy it all. Alas, as most of us, I have to work hard for my money and spend it wisely.

Although I usually would pick a 40′s, 50′s or 60′s dress/skirt, my eye cought something different. Something I’ve been looking for for a while now. I never even thought of looking for it in vintage patterns, but gosh, I don’t know why I haven’t! I’m talking about Vogue 7312: Slip petticoat lingerie. I’m telling you, I’ll get my hands on this one, one way or the other! I absolutely love it!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/121996622/1950s-womens-slip-petticoat-lingerie?

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Monica February 6, 2013 at 6:56 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/113432378/1940s-womens-dress-and-jacket-butterick?
I love this pattern! The dress with the straps. Love Love! And the use of the long sleeved jacket add great versatility. It’s from the 1940′s but its a style that can be worn today as well. Beautiful!

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Erin February 6, 2013 at 11:33 am

At the moment, my heart sings most for the 1950s Womens Dress with Sweetheart Neckline – Simplicity 4667 Vintage Pattern. Something about the sweetheart neckline, the kimono sleeves and the lace overlay….

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Rebecca February 7, 2013 at 12:35 am

I like a 50′s blouse thats for sale. It’s sleeveless and pintucked.

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SwinginCat February 7, 2013 at 12:44 am

Oh i would choose the 1940s Womens Blouse (Simplicity 4608) – you can never have enough blouses :D

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Randi February 7, 2013 at 2:52 am

This is tough… but I think I love the 1940s Vogue suit pattern the best. It reminds me of what my grandmother wore for her Valentine’s Day courthouse wedding:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/120956224/1940s-womens-pants-blouse-jacket-vogue

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anne February 7, 2013 at 2:59 am

this is a hard one – but think I would pick the womens dress – simplicity 2617.
Something I for sure would make and wear – a lot ! :)

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annie February 7, 2013 at 3:00 am

I really like this lingerie pattern. http://sewninestitches.blogspot.com.au/I have some satin and lace in my stash that would be perfect and I think I might have to buy it now….

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annie February 7, 2013 at 3:02 am

woops, posted my website address instead of the pattern , damn you control copy button! http://www.etsy.com/listing/114561472/1970s-womens-slip-lingerie-simplicity?ga_search_query=lingerie

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Laura Mae February 7, 2013 at 3:20 am

Lovely vintage patterns! Anything with a cape or capelet is my cup of tea, so I would probably have to go with Vogue 5706.

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Quinn February 7, 2013 at 3:23 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/111451600/1970s-colonial-costume-butterick-4335

I like this for a quick, easy, comfy dress…but probably without the hat ;)

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Gema February 7, 2013 at 6:02 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/105374823/1950s-womens-daydress-bolero-vintage?

I absolutely LOVE this figure-enhancing fifties dress. Could it be any cuter? V-shaped neckline, bows at shoulders, tight waist and flared skirt…beautiful, sweet and feminine.

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Bonita February 7, 2013 at 6:07 am

Well, this gorgeous 40′s playsuit is way too darling for me to pass up! Sweet and sassy, I would love to get this if I won.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/112726053/1940s-juniors-playsuit-and-beachwear?

xox,
bonita of Depict This!

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Milena February 7, 2013 at 6:56 am

My favorite pattern is this – 1940s Deep Round Neckline Blouse – Vogue 6238 Vintage Sewing Pattern – Bust 32 Size 14 – Off the Shoulder” .
I have actually fell in love with it before I started sewing, and a few days ago saw it again on Pinterest. I remembered how I inspired I was by it.. and used to stare and study every detail. Then I discovered there is this giveaway- what a coincidence! Unfortunately Etsy says it’s link might have expired (http://www.etsy.com/listing/111446052/1940s-deep-round-neckline-blouse-vogue?utm_campaign=Share&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_source=Pinterest) But here it is on my pinterest – http://pinterest.com/pin/222294931579295533/.
If it still exists I would love to own it..

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Linda February 7, 2013 at 7:05 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/107079537/60s-womens-sheath-dress-weskit-and?

Love the Sheath Dress. I want to make it now! Thanks!

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Rose Brown February 7, 2013 at 7:06 am

http://www.etsy.com/listing/112378579/1970s-womens-blouse-simplicity-8399?

Simplicity 8399… Because I need more “cake” in my closet and the previous owner labeled the pattern “skimpy”. Needless to say, I’m intrigued.

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Rachel February 7, 2013 at 8:14 am

My favorite pattern is 1960s Juniors Jumper Blouse – Simplicity 8345 Vintage Sewing Pattern.

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Saara February 7, 2013 at 8:21 am

There were so many lovely dress patterns! But even a lovely dress can only do so much on its own… The proper foundation garments are a must, and it’s so nice to see a pattern for beautiful lingerie. A pretty petticoat makes my day, even though no-one can see it. And I love the girl’s pose on the pattern cover!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/121996622/1950s-womens-slip-petticoat-lingerie?

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catiegoogle February 7, 2013 at 8:55 am

I would have to go with McCall’s 7491, the mod sheath dress. It would be perfect for my wedding. It fits the late 1950′s, early 1960′s vintage vibe that we are going for! Beautiful!

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Carrie February 7, 2013 at 9:05 am

Simplicity 1223! I love it!

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Amy February 7, 2013 at 9:16 am

I love all of them, but I narrowed it down to Simplicity 2701 1950′s women’s Aline skirt. I need a Aline skirt pattern and this one is adorable.

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Bitta February 7, 2013 at 12:02 pm

HI!

My favourite is McCalls 7188 VIntage Sewing Pattern for it´s versatility, it can be used nearly anytime and everywhere!

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Shanna February 7, 2013 at 12:13 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/105298175/1950s-womens-dress-with-sweetheart?

This is so cute, i could definatly see making it over and over again

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Sarah February 7, 2013 at 12:16 pm

I LOVE S-4608. A beautiful 40′s dress and it’s the right size! I think. I haven’t made a pattern this old so I have to look up the resizing info. It really is quite hard to pick just one. There are soo many gorgeous ones.

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Gill February 7, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Wow, I’m absolutely spoilt for choice! But the one that really stops me in my tracks is Simplicity 1115. Not because I’ll ever have occasion to wear it, but because it reminds me so much of a dress that my Mum wore in the late fifties/early sixties when I was a little girl. Mum’s 82 now, and I’m no spring chicken either, but I can still picture her in that dress.

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Molly H February 7, 2013 at 12:48 pm

My favorite is definitely the 1930s Women’s Dinner Dress and Slip. It’s beautiful. I can’t fit it, but it would be fun to draft a similar pattern.

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paloverde February 7, 2013 at 2:24 pm

No question about it: the ’50s Vogue suit (8806) is my favorite. I’m of the opinion that this is the best era for women’s suits. No other period comes even close.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/111736523/vintage-1950s-suit-pattern-vogue-8806?

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Mary February 7, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Such great vintage patterns! I love Simplicity 4288 1950s dress. I could totally make that with a modern print and wear it in spring!

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The sewing raccoon February 7, 2013 at 4:25 pm

I love every patterns, but especially 1940s Womens Hat G ! loves Purse – Simplicity 2173 Vintage Pattern – Size 6.5 Accessory set

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Mermaids Purse February 7, 2013 at 6:08 pm

I love this, it’s the princess line cut, so flattering.

And I love the coche hat. Such a great outfit.

1950s Womens Dress – Simplicity 2649 Vintage Pattern – Bust 34 Size 14 (http://www.etsy.com/listing/115276451/1950s-womens-dress-simplicity-2649?)

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farmerswife February 7, 2013 at 6:39 pm

So many lovely patterns to choose from, but my favorite is Advance 6200.

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Aaminah February 7, 2013 at 6:47 pm

She has such amazing patterns! How do you choose just one, lol? I just love the unique closure on this dress, the scallops and lace are so feminine and the princess seams are most flattering on me. Too bad its not shown on a drawn lady like most of the other patterns, but I can imagine it all decked out with pearls, white gloves and matching hat. (sigh!) Please please please pick me!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/116476332/1940s-womens-dress-mail-order-4731?image_id=401254894

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roseannlee February 7, 2013 at 8:54 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/122112530/1940s-womens-dress-butterick-3819

Ah! Just beautiful!! I love 40′s dresses because they are so wearable on a daily basis. Such beautiful patterns— so hard to pick!

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livelavish February 7, 2013 at 11:02 pm

http://www.etsy.com/listing/108064313/1960s-womens-mini-dress-butterick-5050 I’m such a sucker for a funnel neck! I love patterns from the 1960s, they are so easy to put together.

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Claire February 8, 2013 at 12:15 am

I love this dress – totally going through a 1940′s phase now!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/122112530/1940s-womens-dress-butterick-3819?

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Stella February 8, 2013 at 2:10 am

I love the 1940′s Women’s dress with the cape collar. I’m dying to see just how that collar is structured!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/121591181/1940s-womens-dress-cape-collar-vogue?

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Dina February 8, 2013 at 6:42 am

So many to choose from! I would love the Mccall’s 6738, I can see it with a mandarin collar, perfect for Chinese new year!

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A.J.A. February 8, 2013 at 9:33 am

I love the 1940s Womens Blouse, Simplicity 1796. I am trying to sew more things that I could wear everyday, and this pattern is lovely and practical. Thanks to you all for hosting the giveaway!

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Faye February 8, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Oh how to choose? Hmmm well it would have to be Butterick 3819 !

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lynaeve February 8, 2013 at 6:04 pm

hope I can still enter! http://www.etsy.com/listing/118979840/1970s-baby-doll-clothes-simplicity-7208? heres my fave. thanks for the chance

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jennifer February 8, 2013 at 9:37 pm

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