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Pattern Tour, B50-4320

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Pattern Tour, B50-4320

  10-piece pattern originally by Simplicity, 'The fitted strapless bodice in View 1 is styled with a wide sash joined to the bodice at side seams, wraps  around waistline and ties in front.  View 2 may be worn with or without straps.  View 3 is a halter.  All views have a zipper side closing and side seams are open 2" from lower edge'. 5/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49"...

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Pattern Tour E30-2102, 1930 Dinner Gown

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Pattern Tour E30-2102, 1930 Dinner Gown

A frock with a little of everything from its uneven hem full of godets to beaded straps!  I designed this pattern based on the color rendering originally sketched by a pattern company artist at a runway show in 1930.  The caption written on the original reads:'Dinner Gown of shaded pale green tulle, combined with lace, edged with pearls.  Chic Model, N.Y. Hollywood’. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrated, they are not depicted in a step-by-step manner. 3/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 12-16 (30" to 34" bust, 24" to 28" waist,...

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Pattern Tour D30-6529, 1930's House, Beach or Sports Dress

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Pattern Tour D30-6529, 1930's House, Beach or Sports Dress

  10-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from Pictorial Review, 'Sleeveless and backless, except for bands that cross in back, this is easy to make. Shoulder ruffles are optional. This model is in wrap-around style and fastens on the right side with a button and on the left side with tie-strings.’  This pattern was originally marketed as a Sports Dress, but I see it well fit as a house or beach dress. Love those strap flounces! RECOMMENDED FABRICS: Satin, Rough silk crepe, moire, metal fabrics, velvet, lace, rayon, celanese or bemberg.   Sizes: Size set A fits 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32"...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 19

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 19

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 nineteenth, if I could only wear a candy cane...1950's cross-front halter dress, per:  https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a5/f5/69/a5f569f2bc539eb11472d3530385a59a.jpg Sew the look using our 1956 Swim or Playsuit & Skirt pattern: 8-piece pattern Originally by McCall's for the one-piece swim or play suit with cross-front halter and bubble shorts with pleated tie-on skirt. I have begun sewing a halter top only from this pattern in cotton/rayon voile with a...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 4

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 4

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 fourth, not unlike wearing red velvet popcorn...1956 Dress. Image per: http://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/ Sew the look with our 1954 Evening Dress originally by McCall's: Originally by McCall's, the short version (Style B - 7-pieces) is sold separately or both Style A (long version with shaped facings in the skirt - 17 pieces) and Style B are sold together.   The long skirt of Style A has deep scallops at each gore in...

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