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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?


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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, 05.04 AMby larkin2sf

    I love the fabulous jackets and car coats of the 50s!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 03.18 AMby runningwithscissors1

    I love the silhouette of the dresses of the 40s and 50s personally. I really need to try to make one some day.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 03.11 AMby atomicmamask

    I love the suits and coats from the 50s.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.43 AMby Sadie Fox Metter

    I love the dresses of the 20’s. The spirit and the freedom. I also love the flowing jumpsuits of the 70’s. I only wish I had the figure to rock one.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.31 AMby carluchi

    The 60’s fashion! I love the fitted skirts and dresses very femenine. Not to forget that the miniskirt was created in the 60’s.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.23 AMby corvus

    Swing dresses, 1950s style!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.11 AMby carlachan

    vintage fashion ala Jackie O, 60’s I guess?

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    Dec 2, 2011, 02.05 AMby elisabetsy

    Dresses from the ’40’s are my fave.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.51 AMby sunnyb64

    I’m definitely a late 60s-early 70s girl… I’m kind of a hippie at heart, I guess! (That tailoring book looks amazing!)

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.50 AMby atrinka

    I love the flapper dress and the 40’s skirts and shoes

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.28 AMby soniap1

    I love the 50s look, with tight waist and feminine full skirt. I wish those dresses were more practical these days!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.03 AMby teethegeek

    Would love to have this!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 01.00 AMby renatap

    It’s really hard to decide, as I am a costume designer, but personally I love the early sixties.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.49 AMby Timea Schmidt

    Most definitely the 50’s. So feminine and elegant, but also very playful!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.44 AMby Lea Bishop

    I love the look of the Southern Bell Dresses with hoop skirt and parasol. Can’t imagine a corset would feel good but ohhh so beautiful.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.30 AMby Cheryl Henderson

    My Favorite Vintage Fashion has to be the Flapper dress of the early 1920s. The time was the end of WW1 and the beginning of a new era of fun, dancing, and jazz. My favorite flapper dress is a straight simple tubular chemise, with a dropped waist and the hem falls just below my knee. It is a beaded overdress that I wear over a slip dress and it has lots of fringe so I can shimmy when I’m dancing! I pair the dress with a coordinating headdress (headband), wound around my head that is adorned with a jeweled medallion and feathers. This outfit is totally the Cat’s Meow! Cheryl Henderson

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.24 AMby treadsoftly

    Lately I have a yen for 60’s shift dresses. Or you can find me obsessing over, say, the Rococo. That’s really vintage!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.13 AMby Emma Neuberg

    40s or 60s!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.10 AMby pattisuesews

    60s fashion is my fave. Mary Quant, Twiggy.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.00 AMby animegirlie

    Definitely the 40’s but mostly for the AWESOME hats and great suits!

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    Dec 2, 2011, 12.00 AMby Khala Foster

    definitely the beautiful tailoring of the 40s

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.59 PMby dameventh

    My favorite vintage fashion was definitely the flapper dresses from the 1920’s. Even though they weren’t he same well-fitted garments we have now they still looked amazing.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.43 PMby rocketshipromance

    I love the 50’s style mid calf dresses. There’s a great vintage store downtown, and I’m the only one who goes to prom in vintage!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.39 PMby fayedoll

    I have a deep love for mod style dresses of the late 60’s and early 70’s.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.34 PMby lokicat

    flowery 50’s dresses with wide skirts, I love them.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.28 PMby caelum224

    I love madam Vionet’s bias dresses, often with only a single seam. The craftsmanship and creativity are inspiring.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.24 PMby nouvellegamine

    30s and 40s style dresses. i love the clever cuts and multiple darts that many of them feature. as well as anything by chanel from the 20s & 30s.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.22 PMby Podbod18

    Late 50s and sixties, smart simple silhouettes a la Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor et al, I just wish I was a similar shape to those amazingly chic ladies.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.15 PMby kath4kids

    I need lots of help with my sewing techniques!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 11.11 PMby sharonspils

    It has to be the 50 & 60’s Audrey Hepburn’s style is so inspirational.

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