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Count Down to the New Year Post 4

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Count Down to the New Year Post 4

 Just a little inspiration in the way of more extant examples paired with EvaDress Patterns! This example brought to you by 'Anything Goes - Celebrating the 20s on Tumblr: https://sydneyflapper.tumblr.com/post/80822265617/1920s-dress-sold-through-august-auctions-2013 Sew the look using EvaDress Pattern E20-6632, a 1929 Evening Frock with uneven hem and Scarf: This is an 8-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Beyer's. The handkerchief hem of the skirt is actually an effect via a drape panel that is sewn in at the geometric dropped waistline. The hip is closely fit with a pin-tucked girdle across front and back. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions...

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Count Down to the New Year Post 2

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Count Down to the New Year Post 2

Just a little inspiration in the way of more extant examples paired with EvaDress Patterns! This example brought to you as a flashback to almost a year ago when Eva wore this gown for her 24th birthday on New Year's Eve! I had done a Patter Tour on this piece in April of 2019 you can read here: https://evadress.com/blogs/news/pattern-tour-1934-vogue-evening-or-wedding-gown-br30-6633?_pos=3&_sid=9d788c565&_ss=r   Sew the look using our 1934 Evening or Wedding Gown pattern, originally by Vogue:

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Count Down to the New Year Post 1

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

Count Down to the New Year Post 1

Just a little inspiration in the way of more extant examples paired with EvaDress Patterns! This example brought to you by Fripperies and Fobs at: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/145009037326/evening-dress-ca-1930-from-kerry-taylor-auctions I chose this EvaDress Pattern to pair for the overall line, open strapped-front and back. The difference is, you can wear this one by day or create an evening look from it: This 9-piece pattern originally by McCall features optional cut-out at the front and back neckline via shoulder straps or, regulation collar with tie. A pointed lap detail from the under sleeve over the upper sleeve ties in with the diagonal seams of the...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 23

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 23

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-third, not unlike a peppermint puff, a 1930's Evening Gown per: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/188529650015/evening-dress-1930s-from-the-irma-g-bowen Sew the look using our 1934 Evening Gown pattern: I chose this pattern to pair with the extant example for the similar bodice lines at front and for the 'train' effect at back, albeit via a long sash threaded through a front neckline loop in our pattern design. A...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 18

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 18

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 eighteenth, not unlike floral print holiday paper, a long day dress I made from Excella's circa 1934 Evening Gown pattern, 3494: https://evadress.com/products/1934-evening-gown-e30-3949?_pos=1&_sid=27ba7ed2a&_ss=r 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Excella, The evening gown can be cut sleeveless or long sleeve with cut-away shoulders.  There is also an option for cutting the back in a deep scoop, or higher square neckline. This pattern only has text instructions for construction and...

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