Friday, 18 November 2011

Sew It - Vintage Vogue

Well hello there! Sorry for my prolonged blogging absence I have been internet-less for a few weeks now (I feel like I have lost a limb) due to finally moving out of my grotty room in a shared house, into a one bedroom flat with The Boyfriend, which to be honest is a bit grotty too (the flat not the BF), but all it needs is bit of a clean and a touch of paint here and there and it will be fine and sooooo much better than having to live in a place that could easily be featured on How Clean Is Your House!

More on all that stuff in another post. I have really just popped by (I should be working shhh!) to tell any UK pattern addicts among you, whilst perusing the web this lunchtime I spotted that Jaycotts are having a 50% sale on their range of Vogue Patterns, this includes the fabulous Vintage Vogue collection, many of which I have been lusting over for ages, I'm sure I am not alone. I have managed to be good only buy a couple, though it was quite a difficult choice I could have easily bought them all! Luckily I'm currently sporting 'insufficient funds' (shakes piggy bank forlornly) so a lack of cash has proved to be positive thing for once, as it has saved me from myself!

So here are a few of my favourites...

1930's - V8767 - Jacket, Dress And Belt Vogue Pattern 

1940/50's - V8686 Misses' Dress Vogue Pattern ( AVERAGE )

1950's - V1083 MISSES' COAT Vogue Pattern ( AVERAGE )

1950's -V1137 MISSES' COAT, DRESS AND BELT Vogue Pattern ( AVERAGE )

1930's - V2859 MISSES' JACKET, BLOUSE AND DRESS Vogue Pattern ( ADVANCED )

1950's - V2934 MISSES' JACKET Vogue Pattern (AVERAGE)

1930's - V1136 MISSES' JACKET AND DRESS Vogue Pattern ( AVERAGE )

1950/60's - V8729 - Dress and Underskirt Vogue Pattern ( Advanced)

We get re-connected to the interweb on the 26th (fingers crossed) so I'll be back soon with more random ramblings, news of a much overdue giveaway and a catch up on what I've been up to!

Have a great weekend!!
Wendy x

10 comments:

  1. Wow they all look gorgeous.x

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  2. Thank You so much for the tip! Will be making a few purchases tonight me thinks :)

    Oh and I am lucky enough to have a Mum who is currently making up the dark blue Misses Suit, 2nd to last one you've featured, until I can return to sewing and make more! Cannot wait to have it!! Having my first fitting next week and will report back :)

    Great to have you back again, have missed your posts, but glad you managed t solve the flat dilemma

    ems
    xxx

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  3. hello there wendy
    I am glad you managed to find a new flat
    hope the nightmare is over :-)

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  4. I hope the moving chaos will lift some time. It's merely selfish as I want to see you sew those patterns. ^^

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  5. So pleased for you that you sorted out the flat issues! Have fun decorating!

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  6. Thanks for the heads up on the sale - I'll definitely check it out. I like the short jacket with the batwing sleeves.

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  7. hey, so glad you have a new home! I too have looked at the Jaycotts, so far restrained. My first choice is the one at the top, I just love it!

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  8. I do love the vintage vogue range, and Jaycotts for their 50% off offers every now and then. I don't have any of these ones. There are some quite good patterns that aren't officially vintage but look so if accessorised correctly too.

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  9. Aren't these gorgeous! The grey/blue suit second down is so Lauren Bacall.

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  10. Sounds like exciting times ahead sweety! Hope you will have lots of blissful days in your new home!
    Also those are beautiful patterns....makes me wish I was good with the needle or at least a sewing machine!
    May xx
    walkinginmay.blogspot.com

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