vintage may roundup and giveaway!

well, the third vintage may has come and gone – what a fun and inspiring whirlwind that was!  i hope you enjoyed the retro eye candy and found a couple new blogs along the way.  i wanted to send a special thank you to my co-host Jess.  i love teaming up with her to run this series, and this year was extra special because we got to do a joint photoshoot and she took my photos, too!

i’ve got a roundup of the guest posts, some flickr faves, and a giveaway for you today!  first, the roundup – did you catch everyone’s creations?  click on the link below the image to take you directly to each post – these gals did such an awesome job.

>  > >  WEEK ONE

sadie and em

jess from craftiness is not optional  ::  kristin from skirt as top



lexi and rachel

alexia from leximade  ::  rachel from stitched together

suz and tara

suz from sewpony  ::  tara from girl like the sea

karen and brooke

karen from one girl circus  ::  brooke from oliver’s fancy

sanae and kelly

sanae from sanae ishida  ::  kelly from cut cut sew

>  > >  WEEK TWO

kristin and jess

kristin from skirt as top  ::  jess from craftiness is not optional

celina and mie

celina from petit á petit and family  ::  mie from sewing like mad

jane and thrifted

jane from buzzmills  ::  jess from craftiness is not optional

kelli and hayley

kelli from true bias  ::  hayley from welcome to the mouse house

trine and sarah

trine from groovy baby.…and mama  ::  sarah from emmyloubeedoo

thank you all so much for your enthusiasm and beautiful sewing!  it is always so fun to see how our guests interpret the theme – there were many excited texts back and forth between Jess and i as previews came in!

and look at the awesome stuff in the flickr group, too!

vintage may 2014 flickr faves

1. Debbie’s Birthday Dress 5, 2. McCalls Vintage Romper and Jacket, 3. Gray, Black and White, 4. Tinny Dress, 5. fawn lily dress using vintage floral fabric, 6. Vintage May Inspired, 7. Call the Midwife, 8. Quirky Vintage Floral Romper, 9. Vintage Inspired dress, 10. Vintage Sheet Dress, 11. Vintage May: 50’s inspired rick rack dress, 12. Strawberry Fields Forever

all so springy and pretty – thanks so much for sewing along, friends!

now for the giveaway –  Jess and i have amazing sponsors that have offered up a fantastic prize pack for you!  just call it a thanks for following along and being such great readers.  the giveaway is open to all – guests, sewalongers, vintage may fans, and general sewing enthusiasts!  we will pick one winner at random, and there are lots of ways to enter.

one (extremely lucky) winner will win these fantabulous prizes.

 2 pattern prize pack from Made by Rae patterns

2 pattern prize pack from Gingercake patterns

2 pattern prize pack from Shwin & Shwin Patterns

Sophie Shift, Callie Top, and Penelope Peplum patterns from See Kate Sew.

$30 gift certificate to the Fat Quarter Shop

$30 gift certificate to Fabricworm

$30 gift certificate to Southern Fabric

$50 gift certificate to The Ribbon Retreat

ARIZONA fat quarter bundle from LiMa Sews

and it could be YOU!  click on the graphic below to take you to the rafflecopter:



good luck!


5 thoughts on “vintage may roundup and giveaway!

  1. April says:

    This is definitely my favorite series! I love vintage clothing so this is always a treat to see what everyone sews. And thanks for featuring a few of my vintage pieces–they are so fun for me to sew!

  2. Ute says:

    You put together a great series and I especially loved Mie´s dress! I wish she would make a pattern! Thank you for the give away!

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