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Pattern Tour, B50-4320

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's bias blouse Capsule wardrobe EvaDress Patterns evening formal halter My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour

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, B20-5760

Alexandra Reynolds 1920's blouse costume EvaDress Patterns Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour, B20-5760

  13-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Butterick.  The embroidery motif for sleeve patch was not included with the original pattern I owned, so I created my own. You will have to, as well. I don't normally post Pattern Tours for single-size patterns, but this one is exceptional for the fact that my dear Grandmother graduated from high school at the time this design was popular 99 years ago! Just to stress that point, here is a photo of her in her high school basketball team in 1923! Were I showing this photo to you in person, I'd make you guess...

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Pattern Tour, D50-108

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's EvaDress Patterns Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour, D50-108

  8-piece pattern for the Hawaiian sarong which may be made strapless or in halter top style. The Kikepa stole may be fastened to one shoulder of bodice with buttons. The bodice is boned at seams. 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. 5/8" seams are allowed. Sizes: Size set A fits 12-16 (30" to 34" bust, 24" to 28" waist, 33" to 37" hip). Size set B fits 18-40 (36" to 40" bust, 30" to 34" waist, 39" to 43" hip). This...

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Pattern Tour Sp50-4310

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's blouse Capsule wardrobe EvaDress Patterns Pattern Tour playsuit

Pattern Tour Sp50-4310

16-piece pattern originally by Simplicity, 'Shorts are joined to a waistband and have a back zipper closing.  Drawstrings at side seams are optional.  Bra is styled with gathers at center front, band at lower edge and back button closing'.  Full circle skirt with optional pockets in side seams.  Shirt features kimono sleeves, a notched collar and tie ends fastening at center front.  View 1 sleeves are three-quarter; View 2 sleeves are short. 5/8" seams are given. A 3-piece set includes the Shorts, Bra and Shirt is sold, as a 13-piece pattern, see options. The first two models show the shirt, bra...

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Pattern Tour, D40-3863

Alexandra Reynolds 1940's 1943 EvaDress Patterns Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour, D40-3863

11-piece pattern originally by Advance Pattern Co., this surplice wrap dress has skirt drape and short kimono sleeves (the short sleeve version is in one with the dress front and back) or a long, drop-sleeve may be inserted.  Neckline may be cut high or low and an optional bow is affixed at the left side closing. 1/2" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 12-20 (30" to 38" bust, 24" to 32" waist, 33" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49" hip).   Order this pattern through Tuesday,...

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