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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 22

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 22

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) available in the shop! Here is the twenty-second, not unlike an ornate light display per: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/161628981271/evening-dress-1910-from-the-turun-museokeskus Sew the look using our 1910 Embroidered Tunic Overlay pattern: This is a 3-piece hand-drafted pattern for the tunic only-the dress underneath is NOT included.  Wear this one over you favorite dress or blouse and skirt of plain lines.  The pattern includes motif to be (non-iron) transferred to fabric.  The embroidery motif in...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 21

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 21

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) available in the shop! Here is the twenty-first not unlike Christmas Hard Candy Mix, Bustle Dresses per: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/170238307037/evening-dress-of-alexandra-princess-of-wales and https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/144217498604/evening-dress-1870s-from-the-fashion-museum Sew the look using our 1869 Bustle Dress pattern, now in one style, but with a few alternates coming next year! Above: Back view of the currently offered 1869 Costume pattern.   It is a 17-piece pattern originally by La Mode Illustrée for the waist, skirt, basque and sash. Part of a...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 20

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 20

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) available in the shop! Here is the twentieth, 1940's Western Shirt, per: https://www.etsy.com/listing/234679611/sale-vintage-1940s-western-shirt-40s-50s?show_sold_out_detail=1  Sew the look using our 1949 Western Shirt pattern, now in multiple sizes: Originally by Simplicity, this 9-piece pattern is for 'The front-buttoning shirt with a shaped shoulder yoke in front and back, convertible collar and front band.  The long sleeves, fastened with three buttons at the lower edge, have high shaped cuffs.  In Style I,...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 17

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 17

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 seventeenth, not unlike red ganache, an 1880's corset per Anne Louise Avery on Twitter: https://twitter.com/annelouiseavery/status/1051897855928090630 Sew the look using our 1886 Corset Pattern originally by La Mode Illustrée: One will note while the Spoon busk style was used particularly in this decade, this pattern, as does the extant example above clearly demonstrates usage of the straight steel busk. The Spoon Busk's significance was to 'better...

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