Sunday, 5 May 2013

Mad Men Challenge 2 - THE BIG REVEAL!!

Ladies and gentleman, the results of the Mad Men Challenge are here and I am overwhelmed with the number of entrants and the quality of all the creations submitted. You guys look so amazing it hurts my head!
Now let the drooling begin!!

Click on the buttons below to see all your inspired creations for each character:

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Is your outfit missing? Please email me at   julia[at]juliabobbin[dot]com   if your outfit is not showing!


Some fun facts:

122 Outfits
Joan with 32% , Betty with 26% and Megan with 13%
Most inspired garment: This beautiful Betty dress was made 5 times
Julia Bobbin Mad Men Challenge 2013 - THE BIG REVEAL!!


GIVEAWAYS
Congratulations to the following entrants who were randomly selected using www.random.org and have won the following prize:

Rachel from Layer Stitch Repeat has won a $25 gift voucher to buy stunning vintage patterns from Patterns From the Past www.oldpatterns.com

Rachel from House of Pinheiro has won this beautiful vintage brooch below from the vintage Ruemiraldi store


Alimcfadian from The key to sudden madness has won this beautiful vintage brooch below from the vintage Ruemiraldi store

Sew Lonnie from Sew Lonnie has won this awesome Butterick pattern #5603 curtesy of the very lovely Majella from NSW, Australia.

I will be in touch with you individually by email in the coming week to organise delivery of your prize!
A big thank you to Patterns from the Past, Ruemiraldi and Majella for these fabulous giveaways!


Thank you to this AMAZING sewing community who took part in the challenge. I was inspired by every email that found its way to my inbox. You are such clever, and ridiculously well dressed ladies!

Julia Bobbin Mad Men Challenge: BIG REVEAL

50 comments:

  1. Oh Julia, I am drooling over all the magnificent entries - they are amazing!

    I hope little Harry didn't miss out while you were compiling all the entries !

    Congratulations to all the winners of the giveaways and I hope they like the brooches from ruemiraldi.

    Best regards as always,
    Lorraine

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  2. Thanks so much darling for organing this and wowwww the creations are so amazing.. Yeahh I won the brooche.

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  3. Aah, too much fabulousness! I think my brain is going to short-circuit.

    I hope you will continue to organise these amazing sew-alongs, 'cause I'm definitely in!

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  4. Congratulations to everyone that entered and thanks to JuliaBobbin for getting this challenge up and running. As a non-participant, I have enjoyed looking at every entrant.

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  5. Wow! There are some amzingly talented and creative women in this world making beautiful garments. Congratulations to you for the hours you must have spent putting together such a slick presentation.

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  6. Thank you this fascinating post. Have you seen Peggy (Elizabeth Moss) in Top of the lake? It was filmed in Queenstown, NZ, a couple of hours up the road from me. She's not wearing vintage, just fairly boring contemporary clothing, but her acting isn't bad and it's an excellent series.

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  7. Looking through all these is the perfect way to spend a Sunday!
    They are all incredible!!!

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  8. WOW! What a bunch of gorgeous dresses and inspiration
    congrats on the deserving winners
    all who participated are winners really!
    and kudos to the lovely and generous hostess and organiser who had a very cute submission too :D

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  9. Absolutely amazing entries!! Well done everyone!

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  10. Am going to be checking these out later. Gonna make an event of it wit cup of tea in tow. This is just my favourite event by far . . .

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  11. Wow!! Everyone did such an amazing job! So much talent, I love seeing all the blogs as well! Thank you Julia for hosting such a fun challenge!!

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  12. This is so wonderful! Thanks for working so hard to put this together. I will definitely be spending some time reading everyone's blogs.

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  13. So much sewing awesomeness! Everyone made such amazing garments!!

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  14. You should be proud that you inspired so many people to make such fabulous dresses! I'm so thrilled to see how many sewers there are out there around the world.

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  15. Congratulations for the winner. All the contestants are fabulous, I'll check everyone blog later.

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  16. Thanks Julia! This will be my first vintage pattern experience. Well done to everyone who participated, so many beautiful outfits. Looking forward to following future posts from all the links too. What a great challenge!

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  17. Fantastic! I love looking at all these lovely outfits.

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  18. Julia, you have done an excellent job, congratulations!

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  19. Thank you Julia for running this again. I learned SO MUCH from the experience.

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  20. Wow, I'm amazed at all these gorgeous dresses! I wish I'd entered - I have a Mad Men inspired dress that I finished making during the event but didn't even think about entering it until I saw something quite similar on your submissions parade. Kicking myself now...Well done all you ladies out there, very talented indeed!

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  21. Julia, thank you so so much for hosting this AMAZING thing! I've had the best time, and I'm so excited to see this many people around the world have taken part. I'll read this post for the next week, clicking through to each person's stories. You've organised the entries brillianty and beautifully - well done! Petra

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  22. Thanks for hosting this Julia! It was so fun, and all the dresses - wow!! So inspiring!

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  23. Soooo amazing! Thank you so so much for hosting! And your lace Betty dress is so freaking amazing :)

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  24. Wow! Isn't it incredible what we can do? Amazingly beautiful dresses and outfits! Thanks for hosting this challenge! I had such fun!

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  25. Beautiful dresses and thanks for hosting and the beautiful pattern!

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  26. Absolutely fantastic all participants, I love every one of them! I will visit each one of them and enjoy this party to my eye, thanks Julia for organizing this beautiful show.

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  27. Well done to all of you, amazing dresses and creative interpretations. Especially kudos to the two ladies who took on Megan's Zou Bisou dress - you rock!

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  28. Gorgeous!!! So many lovely dresses

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  29. Julia - you have done so much work in collating all of these, thank you for inspiring us to higher things! Sewers unite, you should all be so proud!

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  30. AH this makes me smile so much just love it....a lot of hard work there Julia- You go girl!! fantastic.

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  31. These are all so inspiring!!! It just makes me want to put everything aside and spend all day sewing.

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  32. Fantastic! So many lovely dresses!
    Julia, you have done an excellent job!

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  33. Everyone did such an amazing job! Thanks Julia for hosting :) Really enjoyed the challenge!

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  34. Wow, what lovely entries! Really well done, ladies! :)

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  35. Wow! What a great turnout! Everyone looks so amazing and it was really cool to see the all of their creations/inspirations.

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  36. AMAZING! Aren't we all a talented bunch! Thank you so much, Julia, for inspiring us to get the creative juices flowing. Best of all, we get to check out everyones blogs for even more inspiration.

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  37. Wow, I wasn't expecting to win anything! All the entries look amazing - a great competition to get involved in. Thanks!! xxx

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  38. Holy cow, SO MUCH AWESOME!!! Now I'm REALLY bummed I didn't finish my dress :( Can't wait to click through and discover new blogs to read. You've done it again, Julia! Well done, everyone!

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  39. Whew! I finally had the chance to sit down and go through all of these. Amazing!! Thank you so much for hosting the challenge and taking the time to compile all of these awesome creations in one place.

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