Sew alongs.

by audrey86 on April 24, 2013 · 6 comments

in Vintage Sewing

Are there any new sew alongs or sewing challenges (vintage/retro related)? I always find out about them when they are near the closing date.. :-(

Thanks!

 

[EDITED TO ADD: Audrey I hope you don't mind me jumping into your post like this, but I think you've hit on a common problem - I'm always missing sewalongs because I only hear about them when they're wrapping up. If any of our contributors/readers are hosting a sewalong or sewing challenge with a specifically retro or vintage theme, don't hesitate to drop me a line at katherine [at] wesewretro.com to let me know when you launch it and I’ll do what I can to get the word out.  

- Katherine]

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Stephanie April 24, 2013 at 3:54 pm

there’s a great gatsby 1920s sewing challenge being hosted by miss crayola creepy at the moment. it finishes up at the end of May. I’m excited to take part in it :)

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sati5000 April 24, 2013 at 3:55 pm

There’s the 1920s Great Gatsy Sew Along at Miss Crayola Creepy.
http://misscrayolacreepy.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-great-gatsby-sewing-challenge.html

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itsamutiny April 24, 2013 at 10:33 pm

JuliaBobbin has a Mad Men dress challenge right now, however it’s wrapping up on 4/30. :/
http://www.juliabobbin.com/2012/02/mad-men-dress-challenge-you-in.html

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Tempest April 26, 2013 at 6:00 pm

The Challis Chalet is just coming to an end (was April long) – more at: http://peanutbuttermacrame.blogspot.com/2013/03/the-challis-chalet-flickr-group.html

Then there’s Me Made May: http://sozowhatdoyouknow.blogspot.com/2013/04/me-made-may13-sign-up-here.html
The theme for May’s Stash Busting Challenge is knits: http://cationdesigns.blogspot.com/2013/01/announcing-stashbusting-sewalong.html

And you’ve seen the Great Gatsby one for May on Miss Crayola Creepy.

A good place to start finding out about sew along and monthly challenges is the list compiled by Kat over at Modern Vintage Cupcakes: http://macskakat.wordpress.com/upcoming-sewing-challenges/

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Anna Depew April 27, 2013 at 3:13 am

We’re doing a French knickers sew along at A Few Threads Loose. It’s not particularly vintage per se, but I am doing tutorials on vintage lingerie sewing and embellishment techniques.
http://afewthreadsloose.blogspot.no/2013/04/french-knickers-sew-along-choosing-your.html

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Becky Culbertson April 27, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Butterick has one going, celebrating 150 years. Make something inspired by the silver screen and it goes until about June 20th. I have had the same issue: I don’t know it’s happening until I see everyone’s finished projects. Good luck!

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