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Count Down to the New Year Post 2

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Count Down to the New Year Post 2

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:

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 24

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 24

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.

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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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Pattern Tour, 1935 Vogue Evening or Wedding Gown, Br30-6633

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Pattern Tour, 1935 Vogue Evening or Wedding Gown, Br30-6633

This is a pattern by Vogue for the evening or wedding ‘Frock with or without train features circular frills outlining the raglan armholes.  Long sleeves pointed over wrists and darted at shoulder, are optional.  Deep V-opening at back or higher back with inset.  Gathers at front below neck band which is buttoned at back.  Knotted whisker at throat is optional.’ Vogue offered a generous seam allowance of 5/8" at a time when pattern companies widely produced patterns with a 3/8" or 1/2" seam allowance.  For their exceptional designs, Vogue also set themselves apart in the commercial pattern industry by selling...

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Sept. 19 - Sept. 23 The Week in Patterning - 40, Pattern Tour #B40-1867

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Sept. 19 - Sept. 23 The Week in Patterning - 40, Pattern Tour #B40-1867

A customer in Texas sent this original in so I could create a size for her, so this style is now also offered from my collection in multiple sizes (with two sizes per sheet). Because I sized it up for her from the original size 20 (with 38" bust), it is now available from size 20/40 (38" to 40" bust) through 46/48 (for 46" &48" bust).  I anticipate taking it down to sizes 12/14 (30" to 32" bust) to include the sizes in between as well as to 52" bust.  I do not yet have a date scheduled for these...

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