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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

Alexandra Reynolds 1930s bias cut-outs dress EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal frock Kimono luxe Pattern Tour

An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

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 ninth, a deep red 1930's velvet evening gown with cut away sleeve. This photo per eBay (sale no longer posted): https://www.ebay.com/itm/370700542150?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 Sew the look with our 1933 Pattern originally by Excella: Originally by Excella, 'This formal gown is cut (in kimono style) with smart dolman sleeves cut in one with the blouse is very easy to make. The back is slashed and closed to the...

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Nov. 7 - Nov. 11 The Week in Patterning - 48, Pattern Tour 1946 Dress with Cutouts

Alexandra Reynolds 1940's cut-outs D40-4185 D40-6659 dress EvaDress Patterns McCall 6659 The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage Patterns

Nov. 7 - Nov. 11 The Week in Patterning - 48, Pattern Tour 1946 Dress with Cutouts

Provided McCall came out with this design (6659 in 1946) first, the pattern in my previous post (below) could have been Butterick's answer to the dress with cut-out details at the shoulder. As in Butterick's design, the McCall has geometric cut outs along the shoulder line but in non-shirred manner which draws attention to the face and this one nicely frames the neck with strappy V-neck appeal!   The cut-outs are faced for crisp, sturdy corners: Between the two designs, it may be curious how the draped short sleeve is so similar and the tendency to break up the mass...

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