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Pattern Tour, Sp30-2297 1936 Sport Halter AND January Winner for $25 off!
1930s bias Capsule wardrobe EvaDress Patterns halter How To Monthly $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com Monthly drawing winner My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour playsuitAlexandra Reynolds
4-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, has the two sizes listed below on one sheet. The shorts are pleated at center front and back with halter attached at front. 1/2" seams are given. On the page for this pattern, you will see a photo from a costumer showing this halter top made into a separate blouse and accompanying the wide leg trousers from pattern NL30-1241. When I made my set from this pattern, I did not stitch the halter top to the front of the shorts waistband, as instructed. I rather finished the shorts waistline and the lower edge extension of the halter...
Pattern Tour Cos80-1887, 1887 Bat Crinoline
1880's Bustle costume crinoline EvaDress Patterns formal How To My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour PolonaiseAlexandra Reynolds
21-piece pattern for the wings, corset bodice, flounced skirt, gloves, polonaise and fichu. 5/8" seams are given.This pattern does NOT include pieces for the crinoline or optional bustle pad. I have given recommendation in the yardage chart as to sourcing patterns for these parts. There are also no provisions for the bat headdress.I have rated this pattern advanced as it is very technically challenging. Technical abilities are required in corsetry, mitering double or single bias binding, knife-pleating, armature, draping and glove-making. Build this costume over our 1886 corset pattern offered separately, here. See my blog series for construction details and...
EvaDress Mood Board Pattern Challenge Finalist!
1940s 1943 Capsule wardrobe dress EvaDress Pattern Challenge EvaDress Patterns frock How ToAlexandra Reynolds
Announcing the top finalist in the EvaDress Mood Board Pattern Challenge, Rali Burleson!Rali blew us away with the amount of research and attention to detail with her vintage sewing skills and authentic vintage materials!Of her entry, she wrote:'Dear Alexandra,Thank you for sponsoring this challenge. In a year with few other diversions, I am thankful to have the anticipation of preparing for the challenge by researching World War II (WW II) events and fashions to go along with my chosen pattern (EvaDress Pattern D40-4662 “1943 Dress”). I chose a WW II theme (with emphasis on the United States Army Air Forces)...
Count Down to the New Year Post 2
1930s bias dress EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal frock How To My Personal Dressmaking Vintage Patterns VogueAlexandra Reynolds
Just a little inspiration in the way of more extant examples paired with EvaDress Patterns! This example brought to you as a flashback to almost a year ago when Eva wore this gown for her 24th birthday on New Year's Eve! I had done a Patter Tour on this piece in April of 2019 you can read here: https://evadress.com/blogs/news/pattern-tour-1934-vogue-evening-or-wedding-gown-br30-6633?_pos=3&_sid=9d788c565&_ss=r Sew the look using our 1934 Evening or Wedding Gown pattern, originally by Vogue:
An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 24
1920's 1929 bias costume E20-5941 EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal frock gown How To luxe Pattern Tour The Great Depression The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
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 twenty-fourth, as with ALL EvaDress Patterns, a design from the past but, nod to the 2020 New Year, a red 1929 Evening Frock a customer in Australia! https://evadress.com/products/1929-evening-frock-e20-5941 Sew the look using our 1929 Evening Frock pattern, originally by McCall: See more customer creations and a little How-to for this pattern and as featured in a Pattern Tour Story Board here.