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Welcome to Day 1 of our Holiday Giveaway!

Let’s start the season off with a chance to win a collection of titles from Fox Chapel Publishing! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Tuesday, December 6th to be entered to win!

This collection of titles includes the complete Illustrated Guide to Sewing Series: Guide to Sewing: Tailoring, Guide to Sewing: Couture Techniques, Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction, and Guide to Sewing: Home Furnishings.

For a free downloadable sewing pattern, visit Fox Chapel Publishing!

Comment to Win: What is your favorite vintage fashion?


This giveaway is sponsored by Fox Chapel Publishing

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[Update 12/6/11] – Congratulations to member insuregirl for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 1!


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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.43 PMby aur0ra

    I love the look of dresses and blouses from the 40s the most, but I love just about any vintage clothing.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.36 PMby monibug

    I love both the 70’s and the 50’s. The 50’s because the fashions of this time complement women with curves and it was glamours. I love the 70’s because of the care free fashion and bright colors …..i’m into bohemian chic….

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.24 PMby Stitchgirl78

    Love the individual lines that each era contribute. How fortunate for us that we have so much to borrow from.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.01 PMby monikapullerits

    Books I personally definately will need. I’m craving to know about all those little secrets that make my garments look elegant and wellmade. :)

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.59 PMby Mimipaulusma

    Every era has his charm, But I would go for the 60. Just love the psychedelic patterns and the mini dresses.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.15 PMby giec

    1920s – so delicate and feminine but modern and daring at once.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.13 PMby Monica Davila

    it should be the 60’s mini dresses, love them. including the long boots =]

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.21 PMby leahfranqui

    I adore the 40’s, I love how inventive people were with recycled and re-used materials.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 11.56 AMby jde

    I love the 60s! for me the fashion in this era is very sexy and elegant a little similar from what we have today. a little make over it can be the fashion of today.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 11.02 AMby egdirb

    This is really too hard a choice, I love the 40s and 50s but right now I’m in a 70s mood, it feels much more wearable in day to day life.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 10.43 AMby Ruth Brown

    OMG! You’re seriously asking me to have one favorite? Impossible. Every era has it’s own individual charm & I love every one of them.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 10.31 AMby sg1net

    Love the style of the 50’s, so glamourous…

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    Dec 2, 2011, 10.21 AMby olele

    I totally love the 60’s shift dresses. :)

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    Dec 2, 2011, 09.57 AMby freakusbzzz

    Definitely the intricacy of the 20’s.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 09.05 AMby bttn

    I love the ’60s: A-line, mod, Twiggy :)

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    Dec 2, 2011, 08.42 AMby ggexpansive

    I love so many styles the 20’s the 50’s the 70’s but the vintage style I can not do without is way back as in 1785. The hoops, the lavish fabric, the detail whats not to love?

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    Dec 2, 2011, 08.39 AMby queenvanilla

    Dresses are always nice, but recently I’ve become more attached to coat. They are more soulful that modern coats, and the silhouette is more appleasing to me.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 08.36 AMby kim101

    I love the 50s, the big skirts and the bigger hair.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 08.32 AMby spktme

    Love Vintage stuff! The 20’s and 40’s are totally my faves and it isn’t only the clothes that I love but the entire look from hair to shoes!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 07.58 AMby psychorat

    I love the dresses of the 60´s with their creative seam lines and wonderful fit.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 07.58 AMby mixtlii

    The 50s, absolutely! Clothes were so feminine, I think that was the most feminine era, and I love it!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 07.45 AMby dianajanssen

    1940’s. Love the design and techniques that went into the clothing. I’m a sucker for this kind of detail and tailoring.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 07.29 AMby peperuka

    I really love the 20’s, but personnaly I’m not really shaped to wear the hip-waisted embroided dresses, so i would say I love the 50’s for the dresses and skirts…

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    Dec 2, 2011, 07.14 AMby themanda

    1930s dresses! I’ve owned a few vintage day dresses from this era – wonderful details, clean lines. They fit my body so much better than most modern designs. I’m still a novice sewer, and look forward to someday making dresses like these.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 05.53 AMby wendyxo

    i’m a sucker for vintage dresses :-)

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    Dec 2, 2011, 05.49 AMby lecsmiscellany

    I love the styled of the 40s and 50s. Thanks for such an awesome giveaway!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 05.35 AMby Melody Maya Pollock

    I love 40s style dresses. the tailoring and fit are so lovely to me.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 05.31 AMby Elizabeth Shaules

    I absolutely adore the full skirts and romantic styles of the 50s! I’m addicted to collecting vintage patterns even though I have trouble fitting them. Having some new learning material would be a big help. :-)

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    Dec 2, 2011, 05.30 AMby gedwoods

    I love vintage vests for men. And on women, I love finding vintage corsets!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 05.10 AMby alexus1325

    I really like the first iteration of bell-bottom trousers in the 40s, but I LOVE the insane colours and fabrics of the 70s version, more :D

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