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Pattern Tour, E30-3672 1934 Evening Gown
1930's cut-outs EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal gownAlexandra Reynolds
6-piece pattern originally by Vogue, this would also make a stunning sleeveless gown!! ‘Princess frock with low-back fullness from graduated panel. Straight skirt in front extends above the waist line in point. Button-trimmed blouse front drapes high about the throat above a cut-out and continues into a dropped neckline in back, finished with a large bow tie. Long set-in sleeves are pointed at wrists.’ 5/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43"...
Pattern Tour, D30-764 1930s Dress with Bolero
1930s Chanel dress EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal frock gown jacket My Personal Dressmaking Pattern TourAlexandra Reynolds
10-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by New York, 'Waist with low neck front and back is marked for V-neck also, short sleeves. Attached five-piece gored skirt. Bolero with tie collar and short sleeves which may be omitted'. This style would also make a stunning dress in shorter length! RECOMMENDED FABRICS: Alpaca, challis, matelasse, cottons, metallic, net, lamé, printed crepes. 3/8” seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fitting 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fitting 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49" hip). I created...
Pattern Tour, B50-4320
1950's bias blouse Capsule wardrobe EvaDress Patterns evening formal halter My Personal Dressmaking Pattern TourAlexandra Reynolds
10-piece pattern originally by Simplicity, 'The fitted strapless bodice in View 1 is styled with a wide sash joined to the bodice at side seams, wraps around waistline and ties in front. View 2 may be worn with or without straps. View 3 is a halter. All views have a zipper side closing and side seams are open 2" from lower edge'. 5/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49"...
May Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!
1930's bias EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal frock Monthly $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com Monthly drawing winnerAlexandra Reynolds
@reinvintageduk Instagram-posted her creation from pattern E30-744, the 1930's Dinner Gown & Cape (pattern below). She was chosen in the drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of May. 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!).
La Petite Mode EvaDress Continues!
1950's 1950's Vogue EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal gown La Petite Mode EvaDressAlexandra Reynolds
7 years ago this month, I first launched 'La Petite Mode EvaDress'. La Petite Mode EvaDress is a series of scale models sewn from EvaDress Patterns. The models demonstrate viable high fashion which was originally available to the home sewer of early-to mid-20th century via commercial patterns. I gleaned inspiration for this series from Le Théâtre de la Mode. As well, The House of Dior drew inspiration from the same exhibit in creating Le Petit Théâtre Dior.La Petite Mode EvaDress models are based on just under half-size scale from vintage patterns which fit 36" bust, 30" waist and 39" hip. You can read...