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Jan. 23 - Jan. 27 The Week in Patterning - 59, Pattern Tour, E30-6298

Alexandra Reynolds 1930s EvaDress Patterns evening gown McCall 6298 The Great Depression The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage Patterns

Jan. 23 - Jan. 27 The Week in Patterning - 59, Pattern Tour, E30-6298

It is a joy to come across an extant example originally made from a pattern I have reproduced to offer in my collection!  This example was posted on OMG that dress! (from Kerry Taylor Auctions) in 2013: The pattern dates to 1930 and was originally by McCall.  It is the evening gown pattern E30-6298.  I added it to my collection in early 2008: This is a slip-on gown (that is, no side placket to hook or snap) with only an opening at the left hip which is closed via the side-tie (and it works!).  The hem is uneven with a...

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