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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 16

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 16

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the sixteenth, a 1920's Robe de Style Dress, per: https://www.etsy.com/listing/513298657/1920s-dress-20s-robe-de-style-pannier Sew the look using our Robe de Style pattern originally by Butterick: I chose the extant example above not only because it is red, but also because its transparency demonstrates a simple panier structure similar to that under the skirt of this Butterick pattern I have drafted to multiple sizes. I issued this pattern in anticipation...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 15

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 15

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the fifteenth, a 1940's red crepe shirtwaist style dress, per http://www.moda.com/fashion-history/40s-dresses.shtml Sew the look using our 1940 softly-detailed shirtwaist style dress pattern, originally by Simplicity: For a more casual version, use a rayon print such as, that at Telalinda Fabrics: Originally by Simplicity, the back and front shoulder yoke are cut in one. The front blouse gathers to a pointed yoke at right and left shoulders. A nine-gored...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 10

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 10

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form) available in the shop! Here is the tenth, if I could only wear ribbon candy...1880 silk taffeta and velvet dress, back view Detail Image per: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ea/72/5c/ea725cb298e21b13f31561a45b011040.jpg You can sew a similar look dating to 1877 using a Polonaise pattern I want to issue in 2020:

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the ninth, a deep red 1930's velvet evening gown with cut away sleeve. This photo per eBay (sale no longer posted): https://www.ebay.com/itm/370700542150?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 Sew the look with our 1933 Pattern originally by Excella: Originally by Excella, 'This formal gown is cut (in kimono style) with smart dolman sleeves cut in one with the blouse is very easy to make. The back is slashed and closed to the...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 8

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 8

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the eighth, 'Cranberry Leaves cut into chiffon' that line and this photo per https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/80017809?img=1   Sew the look with our 1934 McCall Finned Evening Gown Pattern ( this is one of three pins that made nearly 24K impressions in the last week, BTW!): Originally by McCall, this is a remarkable example of 1930's detailing! The bodice and skirt front are in one and shaped at the waistline...

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