Category Dig for Victory Show 2015

Write-up in RVS Magazine!

There’s a lovely write up on DFVS 2015 in the latest issue of the Royal Voluntary Service magazine. The RVS was one of our chosen beneficiary charities for the 2015 show. Take a look at the scan below. The charity ran a 1940s quiz which raised £300, and the DFVS raised an additional £1500. We […]

Workshop Wednesday – Will Return!

No ‘proper’ WSW post this week, we’ve been busy tidying and mending stuff but don’t have any pictures to show! Rest assured, there will be a bigger update next week!

Make Do Monday – Cutting out your pattern pieces

Sew-along time Monday Makers! If you missed part one click here. This week we are opening up the pattern and having a look inside at the different pieces that we are going to use to make the fabulous forties inspired dress above. Before you cut any of your pieces out it would be best to 1) Decide […]

Make Do Monday – Get Ready for a Sew-Along

Hello Monday Makers, I think it’s time for a sew-along! I’m going to make myself one of these retro inspired dresses and I would love it if you joined me! As most vintage patterns tend to come in limited sizes I thought that Simplicity’s 1587 “Miss petite dress” would be accessible for most people. The pattern comes […]

Make Do Monday – Photos from the 2015 show

It is Monday and The Make Do Monday posts are back! I don’t know about you but I am starting to get my knitwear out of the wardrobe as the winds are getting colder. Why not head over to our recently updated photo gallery to reminisce about the summer? Click here for the 2015 photos […]

DFVS on Instagram!

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for pics of what we are up to, and highlights from the show. Here’s a few photos we’ve posted:

Workshop Wednesday – Action Stations!

It’s the last Wednesday before the show, and the lorries are lined up and ready to head down to the North Somerset Showground with the first few convoys tonight! The old AEC fire engine has been given a dust down, wash and polish. The Jeep has gone green at last, and the chassis has returned […]

Make Do Monday – Ewe knit 20

Today is the last monday before the show, we are now counting down the days until the weekend and there are so many things to be excited about! If you have missed the previous posts about some of our line up in the home front marquee, have a look here and here for more information. […]

Workshop Wednesday – Wings, Wood and Wings

So many jobs to do, so little time… Here’s a round-up of what’s been going on in the Shopland Collection workshops. The Spitfire wing trailer/DJ booth has had new bracing added, and the wings have finally been given a coat of paint on the backs. Show equipment and signage (Including bus stop signs for our […]

Military Wives Choir confirmed for the show!

An exciting new addition to the entertainment line-up is the Military Wives Choir! The choir will be performing in the Victory Marquee on Saturday from 11:25-11:55 and 15:00-15:30. Click here to go to the Facebook page for the Bristol Military Wives Choir