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June Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!
1960's EvaDress Patterns Monthly $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com Polynesian PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
@corvairali Instagram-posted her creation from pattern D60-108, the 1960's Sarong Dress (pattern below). She was chosen in the drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of June. Be sure to post your makes from EvaDress Patterns on Instagram and/or FaceBook by tagging (#EvaDressPatterns) and you will be automatically entered for a chance at a monthly drawing for $25 off at EvaDress Patterns! There is no limit to the number of posts you make each month (gives more chances to win the drawing!).
EvaDress 'Hollywood is Calling!' Pattern Challenge
1860's 1870's 1880's 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960's EvaDress Pattern Challenge EvaDress PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
As explored by Brian Centrone in his article ‘Starstruck Sewing’ for Threads Magazine (current issue #208, April/May 2020): During the Great Depression, commercial pattern makers marketed designs inspired by the attire stars wore and line-for-line copies of clothing designs right from the silver screen. This is a sewing pattern challenge to use any EvaDress pattern(s) to create your favorite men’s or women’s garment(s) that are line-for-line copies of costuming, as seen in film or garments inspired by a film costuming piece or a piece worn by an actor/actress off-screen through 1959. Accessories (hats, bags, etc.) are not counted as an...
An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 5
1960's EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal Pattern Tour 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 fifth, lit up like a mini strand bulb, but putting off a TON of illumination...Late 1940's Halter Dress. Image per: http://xtabayvintage.blogspot.com/2012/01/top-ten-dresses-of-2011.html?m=1 Sew the look, but using our 1960's Sarong pattern: A best-seller among dress patterns, this Hawaiian sarong may be made strapless or as a halter top style. The Kikepa stole may be fastened to one shoulder of bodice with buttons. The bodice is boned at seams....